Crime & Justice
Gerald Douglas Rupple, 25, is accused of not disclosing to the Orange Unified School District that he had a medical condition at the time of the Anaheim Hills crash that causes dizziness, seizures and blackouts.
The Long Beach Police Department plans to test body cameras after a spike in shootings in 2013. Shootings dropped in 2014 but citizen complaints were still high.
The death of Eric Garner in police custody and the subsequent slaying of two New York City police officers has created a tense atmosphere.
Two al-Qaida-linked brothers suspected in the Charlie Hebdo massacre were killed in a clash with security forces. Another hostage-taker in Paris was killed along with several hostages.
Lisa Ann Cimbaluk was last seen on Dec. 29 at the home of her parents, who reported her missing the following day.
Prosecutors say between at least 1999 and 2013, Michael Yedor of Los Angeles submitted fraudulent invoices on behalf of a company he purportedly owned for services that had never been provided.
Abu Hamza al-Masri was found guilty eight months ago of charges stemming from plots to kill tourists in Yemen to a plan to open a jihadist training camp in rural Oregon.
The judge said Dante Martin, who was convicted in the death of his fellow band member, Robert Champion, was a "willing participant" in the ritual.
The Los Angeles Times reports the robbery happened in broad daylight Thursday afternoon on Melrose Avenue in the Fairfax District.
For the first time, California will make paroled sex offenders take periodic lie-detector tests as a way to gauge their behavior patterns and perhaps prevent new sex crimes.
One of the men, Chérif Kouachi, was convicted on terrorism charges in 2008. He served 18 months for helping to funnel fighters from France to Iraq.
Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people Wednesday before escaping.
Prosecutors on Tuesday said 29-year-old Jeremy Bell of Fullerton was charged with burglary, attempted burglary and aggravated assault.
Twenty-two-year-old Troy T. McVey and 21-year-old Colby R. Kronholm are being held on $1 million bail and are expected to appear in court Wednesday.
A Northern California man is facing charges for creating a fake Facebook page impersonating the police officer who arrested him for possessing child pornography.
Poland has been asked to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States, where he is wanted on 1977 charges of sex with a minor, an official said Wednesday.