Crime & Justice

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Man wanted in Pennsylvania trooper ambush captured, police say


Pennsylvania State Police, ending a seven-week manhunt, have captured Eric Frein, a man accused of ambushing two troopers, leaving one dead and seriously injuring the other.

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LA increases use of probation for non-violent offenses

The District Attorney's office reports 14 percent of low-level felons in September were given reduced time behind bars and probation instead of traditional jail sentences. That's up from 3 percent.

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'Midnight Runner' film crew wasn't warned about unsafe site, OSHA says

Federal inspectors reported that a film crew was not told they had been denied permission to shoot on a rail trestle; an accident led to the death of crew member Sarah Jones.

Pomona SWAT shooting: Suspect charged with capital murder

David Martinez, 36, a suspected Mongols motorcycle gang member, was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday in the death of Pomona SWAT Officer Shaun Diamond.

Giants' World Series win: Revelry leads to gunfire, arrests

A celebration on the streets of San Francisco following the Giants' 3-2 World Series win turned ugly Wednesday night, with two people injured by gunfire and a third stabbed.

Nicaragua, taking different response to drug trade, reduces violence

Unlike many of its neighbors, Nicaragua has taken a different approach to drug violence. "One analyst I spoke with said the choice that Nicaragua is taking is the lesser of two evils," said Eyder Peralta of NPR.

LAPD officer arrested in Huntington Beach for alleged lewd act

A Los Angeles Police officer was arrested on Thursday October 23, 2014 in Huntington Beach for committing a lewd act in public.

Gunman shot during standoff at Lawndale home

A man who fired a rifle in a Lawndale home was shot and wounded by a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy Wednesday. The man was hospitalized in stable condition.

Suge Knight and Katt Williams arrested, charged with robbery

Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight and Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday on suspicion of stealing a camera from a photographer.

Pomona SWAT officer shot in San Gabriel has died

Officer Shaun Diamond, a 16-year police veteran, was shot while serving a search warrant in San Gabriel.

Pomona SWAT officer shot in San Gabriel

A Pomona SWAT officer was shot early Tuesday while police were serving a search warrant in San Gabriel. He was identified at a Tuesday afternoon press conference as Shaun Diamond.

Police ID suspect in DUI crash that killed Ventura sheriff's deputy

Kevin Hogrefe, 25, was arrested on suspicion of felony DUI and vehicular manslaughter, following the hit-and-run death of an on-duty sheriff's deputy.

Boston marathon bombing suspect's friend convicted of lying to FBI

Robel Phillipos, 21, was convicted of two counts for lying about being in suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's dorm room while two other friends removed a backpack containing potential evidence.

Inmate slain at prison in Monterey County

Guards found Luis Manuel Baladez lying on his bunk at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad early Sunday morning. He was bleeding from what appeared to be multiple stab wounds.

Third student dies in Washington school shooting

Gia Soriano died Sunday night, more than two days after she was shot by a fellow student at Marysville Pilchuck High School north of Seattle.

Sheriff frontrunner McDonnell cautious on citizen oversight

Election 2014: During a weekend forum, Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell reiterated his support for a Sheriff's oversight panel. Paul Tanaka did not attend.