The LAPD's civilian oversight panel unanimously decided that what an officer does in the moments before a shooting will now be considered when investigating use of deadly force. Part of the reason for this decision relates to how the police deal with the mentally ill.
After more than a decade, the L.A. archdiocese is settling the last of its pending priest molestation lawsuits. In about an hour, lawyers will hold a press conference to discuss details of the settlement.
The Congressional Budget Office released a report this week on how increasing the federal minimum wage would affect workers and businesses across the country. Here in California, the minimum wage is set to increase to $9 per hour in July and $10 per hour in 2016.