Police said four people were shot Wednesday night in South Los Angeles, the second shooting incident in the area in less than five hours.
Authorities in Ventura County said Wednesday night that they had arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of cultivating hundreds of marijuana plants as part of a sophisticated indoor growing operation.
An Antelope Valley man was sentenced to 21 years in federal prison for making cellphone videos while he molested a 3-month-old relative, authorities said Tuesday.
Authorities charged a 43-year-old convicted sex offender Monday with posing as an undercover police officer and raping a woman in Torrance.
Los Angeles police Wednesday night were seeking witnesses to a brutal beating at Venice Beach that was captured on video footage and posted on YouTube.
Surging surf caused by Hurricane Marie battered Santa Catalina Island, leaving a wake of destruction at a boatyard and creating hazardous conditions at Avalon Harbor, officials said Wednesday evening.
The Malibu Pier was shut down Tuesday evening and an unconscious surfer was pulled from rough waters nearby earlier in the day as high waves began pounding Southern California beaches.
Beverly Hills police officials said Tuesday that it was "extremely unfortunate" that officers handcuffed and detained an African American film producer who was in the city to attend a pre-Emmy party.