| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Los Angeles County probation officials say they have made substantial strides in reducing criminal misconduct committed by department employees.
They said the improvement -- from 74 cases in 2011 to 32 last year -- was the result of an expanded internal...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Wearing bright orange shoes and sticking his arms out to help steady himself, Justin Bieber stumbled at least twice during a toe-the-line sobriety test at a Miami Beach jail.
The video from a jail surveillance camera was among the few scenes that...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Anthony Navarro worked with solemn purpose and a box of tools, stripping the old discarded bicycle of its gear shifts, brakes and chain. He cut his finger, wiped a drop of blood on his pants and kept going.
"It helps me with my anger when I'm doing it,"...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:43 AM
An international student at UC Irvine led authorities on a pursuit Thursday night that at times reached 122 mph, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Yuan Zhou, 18, was arrested around 9:15 p.m. after a CHP cruiser maneuvered to stop the car on ...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 8:47 PM
Former Los Angeles news anchor Bree Walker was arrested on suspicion of DUI in Anaheim, police said Wednesday night.
Walker, 61, was stopped at 12:35 a.m. near the intersection of Beach Boulevard and Ball Road and was arrested at 1:47 a.m., said Anaheim...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:57 PM
Hit a cop car, don't go to jail — such is life for Amanda Bynes, who on Monday entered a no-contest plea to reckless driving in a case that had started with the former actress being accused of driving under the influence in April 2012.
| Feb 19, 2014
California lawmakers have long resisted efforts by the courts to hold those who serve alcohol liable for the damage inflicted by drunk drivers. State law includes broad shields for both bartenders and "social hosts" who serve booze at parties to...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Roughly four minutes before a woman who was driving the wrong way on the 60 Freeway allegedly barreled head-on into another vehicle in Diamond Bar, the first call came in to authorities reporting the driver's erratic behavior. Six people were killed in...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:10 PM
HOUSTON -- It is the Texas case with fiery elements: the fear of unequal justice, a rich kid who claimed his family’s wealth entitled him to special consideration, and the tragic death of four people in a drunk driving episode. All that and more was...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Authorities from across Los Angeles County have arrested 2,268 people for driving under the influence during the holiday season, according to a report released Thursday.
The drunk-driving crackdown involved about 100 law enforcement agencies and...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:28 AM
As few as two customers remain without power in El Segundo after a suspected drunk driver crashed into two power poles early Wednesday and knocked out electricity for a large swath of the city.
The driver, who was not immediately identified, crashed...