Crime & Justice

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.

OC sheriff's dept to aid in Huntington Beach shooting investigation

The Orange County Sheriff's Department will take the lead in investigating an officer's shooting of a reported reckless driver in Huntington Beach Saturday.

Suspect, victim in San Clemente clothing store shooting ID'd

Sheriff's officials have identified the victim and suspect in Saturday's shooting at a San Clemente clothing store that they describe as a likely murder-suicide.

3 CHP officers suspected of sharing nude photos

A CHP officer suspected of stealing nude and racy photos from the cellphones of women arrested on drunken driving charges sent the pictures to at least two fellow officers.

2 dead after San Clemente clothing store shooting

Authorities say a shooting inside a Southern California clothing store has left two people dead. Orange County Sheriff's Lt. Jeff Hallock says no one is being sought.

Arrests made in killing of 9-year-old Anaheim girl

Two men were arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl who was shot by stray gunfire while playing outside her apartment, police said Saturday.

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince, students say

A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others.

Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian.

Woman free after 17 years wants innocence declared

A Southern California woman who spent 17 years in prison for a murder a judge believes she didn't commit must wait another month to be declared factually innocent.

2 charged with neglecting hundreds of animals

Animal cruelty and neglect charges have been filed against two Los Angeles women who allegedly kept hundreds of animals in filthy conditions at their homes.

Doctor pleads not guilty to drug trafficking

A Southern California doctor has pleaded not guilty to writing more than 42,000 illegal prescriptions for powerful painkillers.

2 California sheriff's deputies killed; suspect in custody (updated)

An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings.