Crime & Justice

Woman fatally shot after driving toward Montebello police officer

The incident occurred at the Quality Inn on Telegraph Road after a woman who had been arguing with her boyfriend turned her car toward him and an officer, according to a sheriff's official.

Judge declares mistrial in Bill Cosby sexual assault case

After days of deliberations, the jury could not reach a unanimous decision — but this does not spell an end to the high-profile trial. Prosecutors say they will retry the case.

23 alleged biker gang members arrested in 3 states

The indictment alleges the club is a racketeering enterprise with nearly 90 chapters in at least seven countries, including about 50 chapters in California and Nevada.

Teen LAPD cadets allegedly stole patrol cars, impersonated officers

Three teen LAPD cadets were arrested Wednesday night after allegedly stealing three patrol cars from their own department, LAPD Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday afternoon.

Why do men harass women? New study sheds light on motivations

Researchers interviewed 4,830 men in the Middle East and came to some surprising conclusions.

UPS gunman had filed overtime grievance

United Parcel Service driver who opened fire during a meeting with co-workers in San Francisco had filed a grievance that he was working excessive overtime and appeared to specifically go after the three drivers he killed before fatally shooting himself.

New mental health services for LA ex-cons

The money, which comes from savings under Prop 47, will go to community-based organizations providing mental health and substance abuse services for the recently incarcerated.

LA police commission finds officer shooting unjustified

The shooting occurred in June 2016 during heightened patrols in South LA by the department's elite Metropolitan Division.

4 dead, including gunman, in San Francisco UPS shooting

A gunman opened fire at San Francisco UPS warehouse, killing three people and himself and wounding two others. Police have not determined a motive.

Gunman shoots congressman at GOP baseball practice

President Donald Trump said the man who opened fire at a Congressional baseball practice has died. He has been identified as James T. Hodgkinson of Illinois.

Grand jury: No jailhouse snitch program in Orange County

An grand jury found no widespread misuse of jailhouse informants to convict suspects in Orange County, despite court documents suggesting otherwise.

Trump weighs firing Mueller, according to confidante

Christopher Ruddy, chief executive of the conservative news site Newsmax and a friend of President Trump, said that Trump is considering "terminating the special counsel."

Cosby rape trial goes to the jury; defense called only one witness

The prosecution took a week to lay out its case that comedian Bill Cosby drugged and assaulted Andrea Constand.

5 questions for Sessions at the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to appear before members of Congress amid a war of credibility between the administration and former FBI Director James Comey.

High Court strikes down law favoring unwed mothers over unwed fathers

The Supreme Court struck down a federal law that treats unwed fathers and mothers unequally — a major victory for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Los Angeles cracks down on illegal pharmacies

The city of Los Angeles announced a crackdown on illegal pharmacies Monday. Undercover investigators found one unlicensed pharmacy in Pacoima allegedly selling counterfeit medicines.