Crime & Justice

LA Sheriff's oversight panel asks for shooting, discipline data

The Civilian Oversight Commission voted unanimously to urge the sheriff to release a wide swath of data, including narratives describing deputy-involved shootings.

​Man acknowledges trying to sell satellite secrets to Russia

Gregory Allen Justice entered the pleas Monday to two felonies: economic espionage and violating the Arms Export Control Act.

22 confirmed dead in explosion at Ariana Grande concert

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack.

Busy Pasadena weekend leads to 5 arrests, 16 hospitalized

The Amgen Tour, JPL's annual tour, and two U2 concerts were just a few of the things that drew hundreds of thousands of people to town.

Pot convictions go up in smoke with California legalization

It's hard to say how many people have benefited, but more than 2,500 requests were filed to reduce convictions or sentences after recreational marijuana was legalized last year.

Man in Kylie Jenner crash admits homeless killing

Marvin Magallanes was arrested for the stabbing deaths of two men last year in Anaheim.

Authorities ID man who died in '92 LA Riots

His body was found May 2, 1992, inside an auto parts shop that was set ablaze during the riots. He wasn't identified until 2017.

Slain Inglewood cop's family seeks to stop killer's release

Joevone Elster, who has served nearly 30 years in prison for the first-degree murder of Sgt. George Aguilar, could be released next week.

​Authorities identify man who died in '92 Riots

After more than 25 years, authorities on Friday identified the last of the 53 people killed during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles.

Times Square bollards that stopped car were made in LA

Short security posts built by a L.A. company appear to have played a role in stopping a car involved in the deadly pedestrian crash in Times Square on Thursday afternoon.

Q&A: UCLA expert explains what the MS–13 raid means

A gang sweep resulting in nearly two dozen arrests Wednesday has been called the largest ever conducted in Los Angeles. Here's what we know about the MS-13 gang and how big this bust might be.

In California, some foster children get arrested for lashing out

California's foster youth might act out because of their circumstances. But in some state shelters and group homes, they are arrested instead of counseled.

Measure C: 5 thorny questions ahead for LAPD discipline

Now that LA voters have decided they want more civilians on LAPD discipline panels by passing Measure C, the city council must figure out the details of how that will work.

Authorities search park where missing boy's father was found

Authorities are conducting another search at a park in South Pasadena for clues in the disappearance of a 5-year-old boy missing for nearly a month.

South Pasadena mother pleads for 5-year-old boy's safe return

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials have been searching for Aramazd Andressian Jr. since his father was found unconscious in a park on April 22.

Massive raids target MS-13 gang members in SoCal

There were 21 people arrested and others are still being sought in the largest crackdown of MS-13 ever conducted in Los Angeles.