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The fraud involved paying tens of millions of dollars to have doctors and others refer patients to Pacific Hospital of Long Beach and Tri-City Regional Medical Center in Hawaiian Gardens.Add your comments
He was charged a day before the deadline a judge set for the city to release a squad-car video of the killing that officials fear will spark unrest.
Opening statements were set to begin Monday, but instead came the news that Kelly Thomas's father had settled his wrongful death suit for $4.9 million.
Police said they were looking for three white male suspects. Witnesses said the men opened on protesters after they were asked to leave. Five people suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
The death penalty in the U.S. is under scrutiny after a series of botched executions. Some death row lawyers and activists say the repeated delays are torture for prisoners like Richard Glossip.
The City Attorney's Office said Monday it had filed lawsuits against the owners of both properties in response to an uptick in violence and criminal activity over the past year.
A Los Angeles judge on Monday exonerated a man convicted of three rapes after DNA evidence linked the crimes to a serial rapist wanted for assaults dating back two decades.
Two more people have been charged in the shooting death of Downey police officer Ricardo "Ricky" Galvez. They could face the death penalty.
Fullerton city officials and the father of Kelly Thomas, who was beaten by police officers in 2011, have agreed to settle for $4.9 million.
Civil rights lawyers representing mentally ill former inmates say many of them end up homeless and back in jail within weeks or months.
The shooting occurred at 11:38 a.m. Sunday morning at Ruben Salazar Park, according to authorities. One died at the scene, while the other died in the hospital.
The November 2014 blast at Santa Clara Wastewater in Ventura County sent 52 people to hospitals, including 10 firefighters.
A 16-year-old male was charged Friday with one count of murder in the shooting death of Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez.
A Fontana police officer shot and killed a man in Fontana early Friday morning while responding to a report of a suspect who was allegedly banging on a neighbor's door.
The Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force brings together local law enforcement, state and federal prosecutors and community organizations.
Some people act the way they do around the police because of past experience. In Beverly Grove, people shared positive feelings. In Watts, it's a different story.