Crime & Justice
Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the shooting death of a woman who was found dead in her Compton home Christmas night.
A few hundred gathered for a vigil and march for 18-year-old Antonio Martin, who was fatally shot by a police officer on Tuesday.
Prosecutors said Guillermo Hector Diaz entered his estranged wife's apartment through a window and was confronted by her and her boyfriend. Diaz allegedly repeatedly stabbed the boyfriend to death.
Many of the crimes were minor drug offenses, including simple possession or cultivating marijuana - crime that would not be prosecuted today.
The LAPD's latest class of recruits graduates with black bands over their badges. They'll face renewed debate over race, policing and the use of force.
Antonia Maria Yager was a philanthropist, caretaker for stray cats and widow of a former Superior Court judge who was no stranger to controversy.
"The vilification of front-line public servants by some politicians and media pundits has been demoralizing and unjust," a published letter states.
Protests over a police killing have returned to the St. Louis area, after a Berkeley, Mo., police officer shot and killed an armed 18-year-old black man.
A police bulletin on Tuesday warned that Joseph Serapiglia, 43, had cut off his court-ordered GPS monitoring device. Police say he is now in custody.
A nine-page order issued Tuesday by Superior Court Judge James Brandlin states that Polanski's bid to dismiss the case cannot be addressed.
Los Angeles County prosecutors said 61-year-old Earl Duane Williams pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that included kidnapping.
Police are investigating whether any current officers had anything to do with a song parody sung at a party for retired cops that made fun of Michael Brown's shooting death.
Mayor Eric Garcetti orders Metro officials to halt the practice of warning and in some cases arresting patrons who plug in their phones for a quick recharge.
Parolee Joseph Serapiglia, 43, was last seen near the intersection of Sepulveda Boulevard and Roscoe Boulevard on Dec. 19 in Panorama City.
Los Angeles police are searching an upscale neighborhood for clues in the death of an 86-year-old woman who was found stabbed to death in her bed.
Los Angeles police say unsolicited tow truck drivers are showing up at the scene of accidents and holding cars for ransom.