Crime & Justice
L.A.'s Skid Row has seen a rash of drug overdoses recently, but did last month's arrest of 19 drug trafficking suspects last month change things on the streets?
Police say 38-year-old Juan Zarate was about three minutes into a grooming session Sunday when he brought the dog to its owner with a bleeding mouth and trouble breathing.
Seven former Beaumont officials, including the city manager, city attorney and police chief, were charged Tuesday with stealing nearly $43 million in public funds.
Chloe Goins sued Monday, claiming Hefner knew or should have known that Cosby had drugged and sexually abused women and enabled his behavior.
Amid decisions by pharmaceutical companies to block the sale of lethal drugs to prisons, California officials look to other sources — including their own pharmacies.
The former deputies were convicted Monday of violating the civil rights of a mentally ill inmate by kicking and pepper spraying the inmate.
Large retailers say shoplifting increased at least 15 percent, and in some cases doubled, since voters approved Proposition 47 and ended the possibility of charging shoplifting as a felony with a prison sentence.
Police say a gunfight broke out at about 8:30 p.m. Friday between officers and a suspected gang member, who was killed after shooting one of the officers in the shoulder.
The drugmaker was the "last remaining open-market source of drugs used in executions," The New York Times reported. Other U.S. and European firms had already blocked drugs from use in executions.
Officers Jason Salas and Robert Sparks and Capt. Raymond Bottenfield were honored by President Obama Monday with the Medal of Valor.
The audit is the latest blow to the nation's largest state bar, which has also been accused of failing to protect the public from bad lawyers and experienced years of infighting.
Many family members of Lonnie Franklin Jr.'s victims are asking for the death penalty for the convicted serial killer known as the "Grim Sleeper."
The 26-year-old worked for the county of San Bernardino and was just two classes away from getting her associate degree in liberal arts and sciences.
One was a gun designed to look like a pen — registered to legendary entertainer Sammy Davis Jr. It was also government-issued.
William Sotelo — who was 17 at the time but was charged as an adult — faces counts including murder and attempted murder. Dinco didn't know if he has a lawyer.
The victim was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries following the shooting early Wednesday.