| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:43 AM
The prosecution in the George Zimmerman murder case introduced his school and medical records into evidence Wednesday, a move aimed at showing that the neighborhood watch volunteer was familiar with self-defense law and had hopes of a career in law...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:26 PM
When it comes to prisons, Gov. Jerry Brown holds a strong hand, wrote George Skelton in his column Monday. If politics and media manipulation are the game, then I agree. Brown beats his chest and defies a panel of three federal judges to enforce its edict...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Evidence submitted at George Zimmerman’s murder trial Wednesday showed none of his DNA under Trayvon Martin’s fingernails, and none of Martin’s DNA on the gun the neighborhood watch volunteer used to kill the unarmed teenager.
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:49 PM
Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich expressed alarm Monday at a judge's recent decision to clear the way for the release of a convicted sex offender who has been linked to about 40 rapes throughout the state.
Antonovich said the release of...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Early prison releases of the kind ordered by a federal court panel pose no threat to public safety, according to experts who testified on the matter the last time it came up in California.
In those 2009 hearings, five experts on crime, punishment and...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- The White House plans to announce Tuesday that it has improved gun safety in the country by chipping away at 21 of 23 items on an executive to-do list issued in January.
But the progress report will also highlight steps that Congress has...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:44 PM
Jurors heard the voice of George Zimmerman describe his fateful confrontation with unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin as police investigators who interviewed the neighborhood watch volunteer took the stand on Monday.
Zimmerman, 29, is charged with second-...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:35 AM
A resident of the Florida gated community where George Zimmerman shot unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin testified on Wednesday that she heard what she felt was a boy’s voice crying for help before hearing the sound of gunfire.
Jane Surdyka told...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The police department official who worked with George Zimmerman on establishing a neighborhood watch program at a gated community in Sanford, Fla., testified Tuesday that members of such groups were not supposed to follow suspicious people and were told...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 6:02 PM
One month after National Rifle Assn. Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre blamed violent entertainment in the wake of the Dec. ......
| Jan 28, 2013
| 8:53 PM
Newport Beach police detectives are continuing to investigate the shooting death of a local physician Monday afternoon near Hoag Hospital....