Crime & Justice

CHP makes 150 DUI arrests in LA County over Christmas weekend

Arrests came during a "Maximum Enforcement Period," from Thursday through Sunday, when the CHP had more officers on the road.

2 die in Hollywood collision after traffic stop

Car speeding away from traffic stop strikes Metro van that then erupted in fire. Drivers of both vehicles were killed.

Landmark California gun seizure law takes effect Jan. 1

The law is the first in the nation that allows a judge to temporarily seize a person's guns based on concerns of family and police that the person is a threat.

Arson suspected in fire at Clinton's early childhood home

Authorities believe that a fire that broke out this morning at the Clinton Birthplace National Historic Site in Hope, Arkansas, was deliberately set.

Authorities link fatal shootings in Colton, Moreno Valley

Jason Barton, 38, was arrested in San Diego for shooting three people in two separate shootings about 60 miles east of L.A.

LA jails expect surge of visitors over holiday

The holidays bring more visitors to local jails, said officials. But most inmates will spend Christmas without seeing loved ones.

9 booked on vandalism, conspiracy charges for 405 Freeway protest

The people allegedly involved in Wednesday's protest face possible charges of vandalism, blocking the freeway and conspiracy to commit those acts, California Highway Patrol officials said.

More than 80 officer-involved shootings tallied in LA County in 2015

The number of shootings by police so far this year is up from 2014, when the district attorney counted 74 such incidents.

LAPD officers fired at in area around Ernest E. Debs park

Someone shot at Los Angeles Police Department officers around 3:52 p.m. Wednesday, in the area around Ernest E. Debs Regional Park in Montecito Heights.

Getaway driver arrested in 2012 daytime killing of LA man

Authorities in New York say they've arrested the getaway driver in the 2012 daytime ambush killing of a Los Angeles man in midtown Manhattan.

Ex-Clippers owner Donald Sterling drops lawsuit against V. Stiviano

A judge on Wednesday dismissed Sterling's lawsuit against a former female friend over the recording of his off-color remarks that cost him ownership of the Clippers.

Planned Parenthood shooter demands to represent himself in court

The man who killed three people in an attack on a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic halted court proceedings by demanding that he be allowed to represent himself.

Pasadena police chief lashes out at McDade shooting report

Pasadena Police Chief Phillip Sanchez has nothing good to say about an independent consultant’s report sharply critical of the 2012 fatal shooting of Kendric McDade.

San Bernardino attacker visa scrutinized by fed lawmakers

The fiancé visa that allowed one of the San Bernardino attackers to live in the United States is under scrutiny by federal lawmakers.

San Bernardino shooting: FBI director meets with law enforcement in SoCal

FBI Director James Comey and head of the Bureau's L.A. field office David Bowdich met Tuesday with those who'd responded to the attack and those doing the investigation.

Security added at Rose Parade after San Bernardino attack

Pasadena and federal officials are beefing up security and adding restrictions at the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl following the mass shooting in San Bernardino.