Crime & Justice | CEO pleads guilty to California money-laundering charges

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| The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed an "online brothel" pleaded guilty to California money-laundering charges Thursday, while the company itself pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas.

Suspect in East LA bus stabbing arrested, sheriff says


Sheriff Jim McDonnell told Air Talk host Larry Mantle that a 27-year-old transient was arrested about 1 a.m. Thursday after being turned in by family members.

LA Sheriff ties $142M in overtime to 1,000 deputy vacancies


The vacancies and a budget deficit have forced the sheriff to postpone plans to equip nearly 6,000 deputies with body cameras, according to agency officials. Here's why there are so many unfilled positions.


Pedestrian struck at vigil for previous hit-and-run in South LA


Video from the scene shows the victim flying off the car's hood. Police say the crowd grew angry and threw rocks and bottles at a police vehicle, breaking a window. No officers were hurt.

Los Angeles prosecutors review Kevin Spacey sex assault case


Sheriff's investigators presented the allegations to prosecutors on April 5. British media have reported that the 58-year-old actor is also under police investigation for sexual assault in London.

Man shot and killed by LAPD officers in Baldwin Hills mall had knife, police say


Officials described the suspect as a 25- to 35-year-old man but have not released his name.

Sacramento police issue new directive on muting body cameras


The decision comes after body camera footage of the killing of 22-year-old Stephon Clark revealed two officers muting their microphones several minutes after the shooting.

Man who bought rifles used in San Bernardino terror attack should get 25 years, feds urge


Enrique Marquez Jr. pleaded guilty last February to conspiring with Syed Rizwan Farook to provide material support to terrorists and with making false statements.

LA prosecutors reject 5 sexual abuse cases against James Toback


The Oscar-nominated writer-director has been accused of sexual misconduct by dozens of women, but prosecutors say the statute of limitations has expired.