Crime & Justice

Workers to return to site of San Bernardino mass shooting

Increased security measures are now in place at the Inland Regional Center, including a locked fence and police checkpoint. The conference center will remain closed.

Man sought in series of violent crimes across LA area

Police are seeking Artyom Gasparyan, who is suspected of robbery, carjacking and attempted murder in Burbank, Van Nuys, Carson and Long Beach.

Man arrested in connection to New Year's shooting released

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is considering chargers for Christopher Morey after he shot and killed his 54-year-old father Michael John Morey.

Before they were 'apparent Muslims,' Sikhs were targeted in US

Amrik Singh Bal was beaten in Fresno, Calif., as he waited for a ride to work. Bal, who is Sikh, is part of a long history of attacks on Sikhs in America.

Chicago releases thousands of emails on 2014 shooting of Laquan McDonald

The release comes as protesters demand that Chicago's mayor resign.

Will Palos Verdes Estates' police crack down on surfers' violent localism?

Palos Verdes Estates' police chief says he wants to make an arrest of one of the members of notorious group. An attorney representing several victims says talk is cheap.

FAQ: The California assault weapons ban

Rifles used in a mass shooting at a Dec. 2 holiday party at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino were legal to purchase in the state of California. However both had been modified to make them illegal under the state's assault weapons ban. Here's a primer on that ban.

Mom of teen who killed 4 in drunk driving accident held in LA

Tonya Couch will be held until U.S. marshals arrive to take her to Texas, where she and her son, 18-year-old Ethan Couch, live and where he was on probation for a fatal 2013 crash.

Man held in Los Angeles area in Vegas-area freeway slaying

Vernon Newson Jr. was taken into custody last week by police in Claremont, California, on warrant charges of murder and being an ex-felon in possession of a firearm.

Crime jumps in LA, after years of decline

Its the second year murders are up, but one leading criminologist argues its too early for alarm. Property crimes also rose in 2015.

Police warn that celebratory New Year's Eve gunfire is illegal

If you're celebrating this New Year's, police are telling you not to end the year with a bang. Last year, 74 calls were made related to illegal gunfire on New Year's Eve.

San Bernardino shooting: Enrique Marquez indicted on 5 charges

Enrique Marquez Jr. has been indicted on charges of conspiring with San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook in 2011 and 2012 to provide material support to terrorists

Police vow to stop SoCal surfers who use violence to protect waves

For decades, local surfers have been accused of using violence and intimidation to protect their SoCal surf spot from intrusion by outsiders. One chief is vowing to crack down.

Bill Cosby charged with sexually assaulting a woman

This marks the first criminal charges brought against the comedian out of the torrent of allegations that destroyed his good-guy image as America's Dad. Cosby was arraigned Tuesday.

California to start collecting info on people shot by police

It's a significant change to the way officer-involved shootings and other uses of force are tracked--but does not include collecting information on the officers themselves.

Fresno police offer reward over hate crime targeting Sikh man

The $1,000 reward is being offered to anyone who can share more details about a hate crime that left a Sikh man with a broken collar bone.