Mona Shafer Edwards stepped through the doors of a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, striding past the bailiff, the defense attorney and prosecutors to a seat in the jury box.
Stephen Lopate was just a boy when he first mentioned he wanted to vote someday in a presidential election.
Federal authorities are investigating allegations that California and its courts are unlawfully denying voting rights to some intellectually disabled residents, according to documents released Wednesday.
A sushi chef who served whale at a now-closed Santa Monica restaurant was sentenced to two years’ probation, fined $5,000 and ordered to complete 200 hours of community service for his part in a scheme to import and sell whale meat, authorities said Monday.
A long-awaited civil court trial is expected to begin Thursday to determine who owns the Bahia Emerald, an 840-pound behemoth that has been the subject of a contentious court battle between a colorful cast of gem traders, miners, real estate tycoons and others vying for the jewel once valued at...
As the word “guilty” rang out in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, Sheriff’s Det. Jeffrey Leslie turned toward a woman seated behind him in the audience.
Nearly 15 years after she plunged to her death from a Rancho Palos Verdes cliff, the smiling face of 4-year-old Lauren Sarene Key was beamed Monday from a projector onto the wall of a downtown Los Angeles courtroom.
They trudged single file up the dusty and rocky trail Thursday, mindful of the precipitous cliff at their side and the pounding surf below.