Thousands of mentally ill people have been funneling in and out of the nation's jails, landing in places that are ill-equipped to treat them.
Police said there were reports of shots fired at Normandie and Third shortly before 2 p.m. Monday. Two men found at the scene were pronounced dead at hospitals.
Airport officials released crime statistics Monday that show crime spiked 10 percent in 2013. Only one homicide was reported — the TSA officer killed in a shooting last fall.
Five people have been arrested after an argument between fisherman and a group of passersby at the Santa Monica Pier led to a fight and stabbing.
Sheriff's officials say they've arrested a suspect in last week's stabbing murder of a man aboard the Metro Red Line.
San Bernardino Sheriff's deputies shot and critically injured a 16-year-old after he allegedly attacked officers with a hammer Saturday night.
Former NFL star defensive back Darren Sharper has been arrested on suspicion of rape, the Los Angeles Police Department said.
A man who tried to kidnap a woman as she walked down a Santa Monica street Friday may have also attempted to kidnap a woman in the city on Wednesday, police said.
The former Alameda County supervisor was arrested in 2012 when she appeared to be high on methamphetamines and drugs were found in an Orange County home she shared with her 9-year-old son.
Authorities say a male student and a female student were each shot in an arm Friday.
Nadya Suleman pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of failing to report $30,000 that authorities say she was earning when she applied for public assistance benefits.
An unusually rowdy meeting of a state corrections board Thursday drew malcontent county sheriffs and anti-jail protesters to an L.A. County jail in Lynwood.
The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday that the lawsuit filed by 48-year-old Kelly Soo Park alleges Santa Monica police damaged her reputation and intimidated witnesses.
The tests started Wednesday with patrol officers in downtown LA. The department will then seek public input and draft policy to address potential issues, like privacy concerns. View a video of how the system works.
Murray had appealed his conviction, arguing that a trial court judge excluded jurors from hearing key evidence and should have sequestered jurors.
View historical photos of the notorious case drawn from the now-defunct L.A. Herald-Examiner newspaper, which covered the sensational story in 1947.