Crime & Justice
The Justice Department claimed patient safety celebrity Dr. Chuck Denham solicited payments from a medical products company to win a prestigious National Quality Forum endorsement for its antiseptic.
L.A. County prosecutors on Monday announced charges against the driver of the runaway truck that struck a police cruiser in Beverly Hills last year, killing Officer Nicholas Lee.
The court restricted its decision to San Diego County. But ruling has potential statewide impact criminal law professor Laurie Levenson said.
Three officers, one of whom is a sergeant, shot a man as they struggled on the ground for control of one of the officer's weapons, after a stun gun proved ineffective, police said.
The President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing also emphasized the need for better training and equipment, including bulletproof vests.
Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight says he fired lawyers handling his murder case before being taken again to a hospital. Knight told a judge he is going blind.
Streets in downtown Los Angeles were closed off after police shot and killed a man in downtown Los Angeles late Sunday morning.
A man suspected of driving a Ford Mustang that struck and killed two spectators during a street race in Southern California has turned himself in.
A 30-year-old Inglewood man is being held in connection with the December shooting death of Deshawn Sanchez, 21, as she phoned authorities for help.
Hunter Moore of Woodland, California entered the pleas Wednesday to computer hacking and identity theft. He's facing two to seven years in federal prison.
Former Marine Cpl. Eddie Ray Routh was sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing former U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle and his friend Chad Littlefield.
A former guard at a state prison in Southern California has been pleaded no contest to smuggling drugs and other contraband to fellow gang members behind bars.
Roberto Garnica entered the plea on Tuesday. He was sentenced to 40 days in county jail, 30 days of community service and a year of anger management classes.
The death of Omar Abrego - and that of Ezell Ford a week later and just a few blocks away - sparked angry protests outside LAPD headquarters.
The decision resolves a case that focused on self-defense gun laws and became a flashpoint in the national conversation about race two years before the Ferguson, Missouri, police shooting.
Prosecutors said there's insufficient evidence to prove the officers didn't act in self-defense or the defense of others when they killed Brian Beaird in 2013