Crime & Justice
Los Angeles police are searching for a gunman who shot two people in what is believed to be gang-related violence.
The same jury previously found the former Frankfurt resident guilty of nearly 50 arson counts for fires he set around New Year's 2012.
The court said Officer Osvaldo Villareal couldn't reasonably have feared for his safety when he shot 31-year-old Benny Herrera after responding to a domestic dispute call in December 2011.
Police announced that they believe Robert Gordon, 68, strangled his wife, 57-year-old Sharon Gordon, then fatally shot himself.
Todd DeStefano, 43, last month pleaded no contest to a felony conflict of interest charge for allegedly diverting Coliseum event funds to his own company.
Commissioner Cynthia McClain-Hill called for the motion Tuesday after hearing from LAPD officials that the department has not upheld any allegations of biased policing since 2013.
While the Department of Justice has called for more transparency after police shootings, the FBI has given few details about the fatal shooting of David Coborubio.
Prosecutors say the officers decided not to conduct an investigation, putting the man in their patrol car, driving him to his apartment and telling him to get some sleep.
The agreement also covers the cost of fire and sanitation services. The team has agreed to make retroactive payments for two preseason home games from last month.
Homicide detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department are investigating the death of the man, whose identity has not been released.
Only four agencies had multiple vehicle shootings, including Glendale, which has a policy allowing police to shoot at cars they perceive are being used as weapons.
The ex-Stanford student recently became a registered sex offender for life, but a growing number of people have been questioning the fairness of the lifetime registry system.
The ever-deepening scandal has thrown the Oakland Police Department into crisis and put dozens of other officers under suspicion.
A new report from the Police Foundation, a policy study group, and the Department of Justice says three men tried to stop the armed couple, rushing at them before being shot.
Kristin Smart has been missing since 1996. After digging near the landmark "P" at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo this week, authorities are analyzing some items to see if they are related to the case.
Forrest Stuart documented the police strategy in Skid Row, and how the people of Skid Row would go to great lengths to avoid trouble.