Crime & Justice
A young man was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder in the beating death of a Chinese graduate student at the University of Southern California as he walked to his off-campus apartment.
Nearly $36 million will flow into L.A. County to fight recidivism over the next few years — money all saved through Proposition 47.
Long Beach police shot and killed an armed woman around midnight near the city's El Dorado neighborhood.
Fontana's new marijuana regulations are being challenged. A lawsuit filed this week says the city's recent ordinance isn't designed to regulate cultivation — it's meant to stop it.
The federal government is taking over a lawsuit alleging L.A. received hundreds of millions of dollars to develop accessible housing, failed to do so and lied about it to keep the money rolling in.
On Tuesday, the company gathered its staff to discuss the review's findings, according to a source familiar with the meeting. A broader report on addressing Uber's workplace culture is due next week.
Fire department paramedics pronounced the suspect dead at the scene. One officer was treated at a hospital and released, according to authorities.
To fight opioid overdoses, L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell decides to equip deputies with a nasal spray that can halt overdoses.
The fee is a "barrier to justice," said one public defender. It isn't supposed to be charged if a person can't afford it, but it often is, according officials.
The owner of a huge apartment complex that went up in flames in downtown Los Angeles will pay the city $400,000 to settle a $20 million lawsuit.
Death penalty opponents are challenging a ballot measure passed by a slim majority of voters in November that aimed to reform a dysfunctional system that hasn't executed a condemned killer in more than a decade.
The "Ghost Ship," a warehouse that was used as a residence and performance space in Oakland, caught fire in December, killing 36 people. The building manager and a party planner face charges.
The former Lakers player flipped his vehicle while driving on the 101 near Sherman Oaks. Former "Basketball Wives" reality star Gloria Govan was in the car with him.
Local law enforcement remains on alert Sunday morning following the terrorist attacks in London on Saturday.
A confidential report says police used an airhorn and sirens to try to rouse a man and woman found unconscious in their car. It does not explain why police shot them.
Surveillance video corroborates an off-duty federal law enforcement officer's account that he was being robbed when he killed a 15-year-old boy and wounded another teen last week, authorities said Thursday.