Crime & Justice
If you're in a classroom and you want to keep a shooter out, but the door opens outwards, what do you do? You get inventive.
The Chimney Fire started burning Wednesday afternoon in and near the Owens Peak and Chimney Peak wilderness areas on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management.
The revelation in a court filing Tuesday says Enrique Marquez Jr. was associated with a group arrested as they tried to fly to Afghanistan to join al-Qaida.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said investigators had determined there was a homicide and suicide in an engineering building on the campus of UCLA Wednesday morning.
In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock.
According to the U.S. attorney, San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook took out a pair of life insurance payments worth $275,000 leading up to the Dec. 2 attack.
Family members identified Army veteran Dionisio Garza III of Rancho Cucamonga as the man who opened fire Sunday, killing one person and wounding several others.
A jury has convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in Los Angeles.
A plane that crashed into a Ventura County orchard on Saturday may have been in distress before the accident.
In an unusual, move, L.A. prosecutors take testimony from a woman they say was attacked by the Grim Sleeper in the 1970s — before his killing spree.
California's Supreme Court unanimously rejected a challenge to a criminal sentence of 50 years to life for a juvenile convicted of murder who argued that the punishment violated a U.S. Supreme Court decision.
Sheriff's Deputy Trina Schrader says Jose Luis Chavez was taken into custody by SWAT officers early Thursday at a home in La Puente.
Inspectors have found that more than a third of the 17 prisons inspected since last year are still providing poor care.
Jace's 10-year-old son says he heard his father tell his mother she should "run to heaven" before shooting her twice.
Opening statements are expected to begin Tuesday in the trial of Michael Jace, who is accused of shooting and killing his wife.
The 78-year-old actor faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted of violating the accuser while she was impaired, unconscious or could not give consent.