Crime & Justice

LASD won't change for Trump

Many immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally are wondering what the future holds for them and their families.

Pasadena sued over changes to police body camera policy

The NAACP chapter says those changes contradict what it submitted to the Department of Justice when it applied for initial funding.

Judge defers ruling on LA Sheriff Baca Alzheimer’s defense

The federal judge said he will issue a written ruling on whether to allow the testimony of an Alzheimer’s expert in the upcoming trial of the former L.A. sheriff.

LA County deputies fatally shoot armed robbery suspect

Sheriff's officials say the suspect was shot and pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight following a three-hour-long standoff.

Anaheim Police shoot man after bizarre confrontation

One man is dead and the other is outstanding after two men attempted to ram cars on the 91 freeway.

Hawthorne officer shot in the leg, in stable condition

Officers were called to a storage facility where an angry man was armed with a handgun and a machete.

Trump vows to end 'sanctuary cities' — but what does that label mean?

Decisions by police departments to enforce immigration law are varied, and some worry enforcement could lead to abuse.

What to watch for in today’s Trump University hearing in San Diego

A U.S. District Judge in San Diego will hear arguments today from lawyers representing Donald Trump about postponing the federal civil case against Trump University, the President-elect’s now-belly-up real estate school, until after his January 20th inauguration.

Man charged with felony for smashing Trump star

James Otis faces up to three years in jail or a $10,000 fine. The star has since been repaired.

SoCal Muslim leader: 'We have to use all channels available to us'

Take Two speaks with Edina Lekovic of the Muslim Public Affairs Council about how local Muslims are reacting to the proposed database of Muslim immigrants.

LAPD Chief Beck: 'Immigration is not the job of local law enforcement'

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck will join AirTalk today to answer questions about challenges the LAPD might face from the federal government if the department does not follow stepped up enforcement of immigration laws.

Judge rejects pimping charges for escort site Backpage.com

A judge tentatively rejected pimping charges against the operators of the site, which advertises escort services and was called the "world's top online brothel" by the state attorney general.

Whittier police fatally shoot man waving machete

Lt. Steve Jauch says authorities received a call around 6 a.m. Wednesday reporting a man with a machete in a residential area just blocks from police headquarters.

Californians are already having their marijuana charges downgraded

As of two weeks ago, getting caught transporting 50 pounds of marijuana could have resulted in a felony charge. Not any more.

Riverside sheriff: Suspect pulled knife before deputy shot him

Riverside County sheriff's officials say a deputy shot and killed a suspect when he came at him with a knife near the Temecula Courthouse on Tuesday.

3 things to know about police bias and the LAPD

The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday promised more steps to address any explicit and implicit biases among offers, though challenges remain. Here are some takeaways.