Crime & Justice

LASD investigating 3rd deputy-involved shooting

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred in Los Angeles early Sunday morning.

LAPD to investigate officer's alleged road rage incident

Los Angeles police say they'll investigate an alleged road rage incident in which an active LAPD officer threatened motorists with a gun, ABC7 reports.

Governor denies parole to Manson follower Davis

Gov. Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board and denied the release of a former Charles Manson follower who has served more than 43 years in prison.

National Night Out grows from porch lights to festivals

National Night Out started with porch lights and neighbors more than 30 years ago but has grown to become consolidated festivals and parades in many neighborhoods.

USC upgrades security in the wake of grad student murder

USC officials announced security changes Friday for campus and its surrounding area in the wake of the violent murder of a student on July 24.

Judge rules against NCAA in UCLA basketball player case

A federal judge has ruled that the NCAA can't stop college football and basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses.

Ex-NFL player Sharper facing evidence hearing

Arizona, which has charged Sharper in a similar case, wants to extradite him there for trial. He's also been investigated in Louisiana, Nevada and Florida.

Amber Alert: Children still missing after mom briefly reappears

An Amber Alert issued for two children illegally taken by their mother remained in effect Friday after the woman briefly returned to the scene of the alleged abduction.

Woman sentenced for stowing away on plane arrested at LAX again

Marilyn Jean Hartman was arrested Thursday at Los Angeles International Airport after being sentenced Wednesday to probation after stowing away on a plane on Monday.

Pico Rivera shooting: Deputy's bullets killed innocent man, sheriff says

L.A. County Interim Sheriff John Scott announced an autopsy confirms it was a deputy's bullets that left 54-year-old grandfather Frank Mendoza dead in the doorway of his Pico Rivera home.

Detroit man convicted for killing woman on porch; Twitter reacts

A jury convicted a suburban Detroit homeowner of second-degree murder and manslaughter Thursday in the killing of a drunk, unarmed woman on his porch last year.

Amber Alert: 8-year-old, 9-year-old reportedly abducted in LA

An Amber Alert was activated Thursday for the kidnapping of two children in Los Angeles on Aug. 4 at 3 p.m., according to the alert.

LAPD Chief Beck admits he signed off on daughter's horse deal

Beck has maintained subordinates handled the details of the deal, and that he did not influence their decision to obtain a horse from his daughter.

7 boxes of mounted animals seized on their way to Philippines

A shipment of mounted animals headed to the Philippines was seized at the L.A./Long Beach port. The items seized included mounted wildebeest, zebra, baboon and more.

No contest pleas in theft of Paul Walker car part

Two men have pleaded no contest to stealing part of the Porsche in which "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker died. They're expected to receive six months in jail.

Jay-Z fan charged with biting off fingertip

A San Diego man has pleaded not guilty to biting off a man's fingertip during a Jay-Z and Beyonce concert at Pasadena's Rose Bowl.