Crime & Justice

Police tackle rise in gambling 'slaphouses' in Orange County

Inside the homes, players try their hand at video poker or blackjack. But one of the biggest draws is a six-seater table featuring a video game that gamblers play for money.

3 police officers killed in Baton Rouge shooting

The shooting — which happened just before 9 a.m., less than 1 mile from police headquarters — comes amid spiraling tensions across the city.

UC Berkeley student confirmed dead in Nice, France attack

A memorial is planned for Nicolas Leslie, 20, on Monday afternoon on campus.

The Game's anti-violence summit draws big crowds

An overflow crowd has gathered in South L.A. for a town-hall style meeting about curbing violence. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, performer will, activists and gang members were there.

Black Lives Matter sit-in continues at City Hall

Protestors want LAPD chief Charlie Beck to resign. The sit-in began on Tuesday after the Police Commission ruled the shooting of a black woman was within LAPD policy.

Snapping nude pictures of people at the gym isn't just obnoxious, it might be illegal

Playboy model Dani Mathers incited a furor with a photo she took and now the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating her actions.

Lawsuit by LA port truckers settled for $5 million

QTS Inc. will pay $5 million to settle allegations that it cheated hundreds of drivers by misclassifying them as independent contractors.

NorCal heist suspects linked to LA murder & robbery

One of the two men accused of robbing a Northern California armored car is also suspected of fatally shooting a San Dimas deli owner during a robbery last year.

14 shot outside party in Bakersfield

Authorities say attackers have shot and wounded 14 people, two critically, in an attack on a crowd outside a house party.

Expert: 'Islamic State appears to be trying to figure out who Nice attacker was'

At least 84 people are dead in Nice, France, including two Americans, after a truck plowed through crowds at a Bastille Day celebration. French authorities are investigating the incident as a possible terrorist attack.

Who's been dumping Illegal chemicals in Riverside neighborhoods?

The barrels contain multiple chemicals, but the majority is an acidic product that could be used for anything from cleaning products to cosmetics manufacturing.

Terror factors in France not very different from US, expert says

The truck attack in Nice, France that left scores dead highlights the challenges that come with protecting the nation's many soft targets.

The LAPD teaches its officers to check their own implicit biases

New recruits must go through several two-week-long courses that address this issue on many different levels.

What the Nice attack means for US national security

Apart from yesterday’s attack in Nice, two other terrorist attacks have occurred within France in less than two years.

Philando Castile: Can a record of traffic stops show police bias?

Philando Castile spent his driving career trapped in a cycle of traffic stops, fines and court appearances, raising questions about bias, race and luck.

LA's Day of Dialogue a safe space for civilians and officers alike

In Exposition Park Wednesday, LAPD officers, and residents gathered for Days of Dialogue, a safe space for conversations between the community and law enforcement.