Crime & Justice

LAPD officers shoot, kill Boyle Heights burglary suspect

The suspect was still at the scene when officers arrived, Rangel said, after responding to a call of a burglary in progress.

Santa Ana officers in pot shop raid to be arraigned

Although the charges against three Santa Ana police officers involved in a marijuana dispensary raid are minor, they could be used to terminate them later.

Pasadena police shoot suspect following traffic stop

A traffic stop near Los Robles Avenue and Buckeye Street led to a chase on foot. Police shot the suspect, who was then transported to a local hospital.

Teachers ask Supreme Court to rehear union case that tied 4-4

The teachers said in their petition Friday that the court should rehear arguments once a new justice (who could break the tie) is confirmed.

Social workers charged with child abuse in death of 8 year old

Four county social workers have been charged in connection with the death of an 8-year-old boy who was tortured and murdered three years ago, allegedly by his mother and her boyfriend.

Uber settles for $10 million over background check statements

Uber agreed to a $25 million settlement over allegedly misleading the public about background checks of its drivers, though it admitted no wrongdoing.

Crime is down in DTLA, despite recent attacks

A string of violent crimes in downtown L.A. recently has raised concern over safety, but area crime has actually fallen slightly so far this year.

Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka guilty of obstruction, conspiracy

Tanaka faces up to 15 years in prison for participating in a cover-up meant to derail an FBI investigation into the sheriff's department.

Suspect shot, killed in Sylmar standoff

After a suspect armed with a sharp object slashed a SWAT officer during a standoff, Los Angeles police officers shot and killed the man.

Judge approves settlement in Sony hacking case

Agreement in federal district court gives roughly 437,000 people impacted by the breach identity theft protection from the time of the 2014 hack through 2017.

LA police say sexuality was not key factor in gay son's killing

Los Angeles police say they believe the primary reason a North Hills man killed his adult son was to cover up for the stabbing death of his wife the previous day, and not chiefly because the son was gay, as prosecutors have alleged.

Jury to decide fate of former LA County sheriff's official

The fate of former L.A. County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka is now in the hands of a jury, after prosecutors and defense attorneys wrapped up their cases Tuesday.

Porsche ruled not at fault in Paul Walker's death

The widow of the man who was driving the Porsche that crashed into and killed the "Fast and Furious" actor can't prove the carmaker is responsible, a judge rules.

Former LA sheriff's official takes stand in his own defense

Former Undersheriff Paul Tanaka took the stand in his own defense Monday as his federal trial on charges of obstruction of justice and conspiracy wraps up.

Supreme Court rejects Wells Fargo appeal on overdraft fees

Wells Fargo was appealing a $203 million judgment for charging customers too much in overdraft fees relating to debit-card purchases.

Take a seat, it's your right

The state Supreme Court ruled that you're entitled to a chair at work — as long as sitting doesn't interfere with the performance of your duties.