Crime & Justice
The U.S. attorney's office says Jose Guerra of Los Angeles was sentenced Wednesday. He pleaded guilty last fall to postal burglary.Add your comments
Fifty-four-years ago, the eight college students and one civil rights organizer were convicted of trespassing and protesting at McCrory variety store in Rock Hill.
The LAPD's SAR program is a national model for reporting suspicious activity related to terrorism. But critics say it sweeps up innocent people.
Police say they're still hoping to talk to potential witnesses in the case of a homeless man who was set on fire near a Ventura beach over a week ago.
Margo Bronstein has been ordered to stand trial for plowing into people leaving a Christmas church concert, killing three women and a 6-year-old boy.
Alarcon and his wife were convicted of perjury and voter fraud in July. Prosecutors say they claimed to live within his council district but actually lived outside of it.
Almost 680,000 children in the United States were victims of abuse in 2013. And state and local governments aren't doing enough to report abuse and investigate it, an independent report finds.
The LAPD Inspector General reviewed a series of shootings over a 30 month period and identified common characteristics in apparent suicide-by-cop cases.
Waze users mark police — who are generally working in public spaces — on maps. Law enforcement is concerned that it can also be used to hunt and harm police.
An nurse has been shot and wounded after near Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Monday.
Jeffrey Sterling was convicted on all counts related to the leaking of details of an operation to thwart Iran's nuclear ambitions to a New York Times reporter.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department says Prop 47 has reduced the jail population by about 3,000 inmates, leaving space for serious offenders to serve longer jail sentences.
The Los Angeles Daily News reported Sunday that only 54 percent of homicides were solved countywide, compared with a national average of 63 percent.
Los Angeles Sheriff's detectives are investigating the shooting by deputies of a 16-year-old boy who allegedly pointed a gun at them.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say the teenager was taken into custody at his home around 1:30 a.m. Saturday.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials say the infant was found near her parents' Newhall-area home after she was reported missing by the father and mother on Friday night.