Crime & Justice

LAPD commissioners suggest rules changes for use of force

The recommendations would change how police are trained to use deadly force in L.A.—and how the LAPD investigates and reviews incidents like officer-involved shootings.

There was a bloody brawl at OC the courthouse — and it didn't involve inmates

An Orange County district attorney investigator got in a brawl with a court-appointed private attorney at Santa Ana's Central Justice Center on Wednesday morning.

Torrance school district allegedly ignored sex abuse of at least 18 boys

Eighteen Los Angeles-area boys, some now adults, say Torrance High School wrestling coach sexually abused them. They're suing the school district and administrators.

US: Probable cause that locked iPhone has evidence of attack

The Justice Department says there's "probable cause" that a locked iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino killers contains evidence of the eventual attack.

Today is the FBI's chance to respond in its fight with Apple

The issue comes to a full head in court on March 22nd, but today is the deadline for the FBI to submit its own filings to court.

3 arrested in Los Angeles County human-trafficking case

Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives say a 20-year-old woman left her mother's home Feb. 26 thinking she was going a birthday party for a longtime co-worker.

San Bernardino shooting: How the victims are moving forward

There's no playbook for life after a mass shooting but county leaders have relied on an extended network of colleagues to help victims move forward.

San Bernardino shooting: First responders were outgunned

The December 2nd shooting highlights a need for more safety equipment and weapons, San Bernardino police officials said Tuesday.

Long Beach creates program to help young offenders avoid prosecution

The Promising Adults, Tomorrow’s Hope (PATH) initiative will allow young offenders to complete job training, mentoring and educational programs instead of facing criminal prosecution.

Digging into why transgender teen Larry King was murdered

Ken Corbett talks about his new book, "A Murder Over a Girl," that examines the murder of transgender Oxnard teen King from the point of view of a clinical psychologist.

Wife of ex-Eagles member dies in accidental shooting, police say

Police say officers found 63-year-old Lana Rae Meisner dead on Sunday from a single gunshot wound at the couple's home in the San Fernando Valley.

LA Rams player arrested after being subdued with stun gun, police say

Running back Tre Mason faces charges of reckless driving, possession of cannabis and resisting arrest for incident in South Florida on Saturday.

iPhone could ID 3rd San Bernardino attacker, prosecutor says

Information contained in an encrypted iPhone could allegedly help answer whether there was a third assailant in the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 people.

What we know about the knife found at OJ Simpson's former home

Police say a knife was found on the former estate of O.J. Simpson, but they were not sure Friday whether it was evidence in the open murder investigation of the former NFL star's ex-wife.

1 of 5 suspects at large following Cal Poly Pomona apartment lockdown

Authorities are still searching for the final person involved in a stolen-car chase that ended at Cal Poly Pomona's University Village on Thursday.

LAPD Taser use up, but only effective half the time

The revelation that LAPD Tasers only worked half the time in 2015 comes as the department is pushing to equip all officers with the weapon.