A Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy was shot in the face Tuesday during a confrontation with a suspect at a transit station, authorities said.
The suspect fled and was believed to be holed up in a hotel, Sacramento County sheriff’s spokesman Sgt. Tony Turnbull said.Read more
Three officers were justified in fatally shooting an 18-year-old during what police have described as a “running gun battle” in a Watts housing project in which one officer was shot and wounded, the Los Angeles Police Commission ruled Tuesday.
In a 4-0 vote, the civilian panel sided with LAPD Chief Charlie Beck in clearing the officers in their use of deadly force against Richard Risher.Read more
Following a public hearing that lasted nearly two hours, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously decided to move forward with expanding the Chiquita Canyon Landfill in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Environmental activists and residents had opposed a new permit, hoping to see the facility shut down for good.Read more
A culture of sexual misconduct inside the bureau of investigation at the Orange County district attorney’s office has created a perception of “a hostile work environment,” according to a report released Tuesday by the county’s grand jury.Read more
A Los Angeles County judge threw out a man’s drug conviction Tuesday and granted him a new trial, ruling that his attorney should have acted on information that raised questions about the credibility of a key law enforcement witness during the trial.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt.Read more