Crime & Justice
The District Attorney's office responded to the protests by saying they are reviewing recently acquired witness statements before they decide to prosecute.
The incidents occurred about 20 minutes apart and less than a mile from each other, according to the Glendale Police Department.
Boyle Heights neighbors gathered in a vigil Wednesday night to mourn a 14-year-old boy killed by Los Angeles police officers Tuesday.
Southern California public libraries have become daytime shelters for the homeless. In Santa Ana, the staff is rearranging furniture in order to keep a closer eye on them.
The Department of Justice found a "pattern or practice" of discrimination by the city's police. But the report also spotlights the individual victims — and the injustices behind the numbers.
The precursor to a lawsuit filed Tuesday says the department did not have probable cause when deputies confronted Donnell Thompson Jr. on July 28 in Compton.
A gun was recovered at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The shooting occurred in the area of Breed Street and Cesar Chavez Avenue.
Lonnie Franklin Jr. was sentenced to death Wednesday for murdering a teenage girl and nine women in a poor section of the city between 1985 and 2007.
There was an officer-involved shooting Tuesday at around 2 a.m. in the Highland Park area, LAPD Officer Liliana Preciado told KPCC.
Although it isn't clear why he was taken back into custody, Hubbart has been in and out of prisons and state psychiatric hospitals since his first rape conviction in 1972.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department now says an unarmed black man killed by deputies in Compton last month was not involved in a carjacking.
Prosecutors said the San Francisco-based utility misled federal officials about the standard it was using to identify high-risk pipelines.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department has changed its policy to essentially ban sheriff's deputies from shooting at moving vehicles, unless another threat is present.
Omar Mateen did not have illegal drugs or alcohol in his system, according to an autopsy report released by the medical examiner in Orange County, Fla.
Los Angeles will pay $50,000 to settle a suit filed by Frank Lyga, who lost his job after making racially charged comments in a training session.
Former events manager Todd DeStefano has pleaded no contest to a conflict of interest charge in a $1.8 million kickback and bribery scheme.