| Sep 30, 2013
| 1:54 PM
The same day the FBI released video showing Aaron Alexis hunting down people in the halls of the Washington Navy Yard, Connecticut law enforcement officials were defending their refusal to make public 911 recordings from December’s Sandy Hook...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:10 PM
The Los Angeles County foster care system has a new crisis — one that can't be resolved by yanking children from troubled parents.
In fact, more children in the system would only make things worse because there's no where to put them in a county...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to cancel its decades-long relationship with a foster care contractor with a long history of financial misspending and substantiated child abuse committed by the foster parents it...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:36 PM
SACRAMENTO -- The Senate approved a measure Friday that would make it easier for some child abuse victims to sue private or nonprofit employers for failing to protect them from molesters.
The bill, which is opposed by the Catholic Church, squeaked by on...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 3:38 PM
Los Angeles County's new Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Protection selected David Sanders to lead its far-reaching effort to reform programs for the county's abused and neglected children.
Sanders was elected chairman at the commission's first...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The first items Nancy Razo pulled out of her binder when we sat down to talk were obituaries of three co-workers who died of strokes that Razo believes were linked to stress on the job.
"These were women who dedicated their lives to public service, to...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Although voting has been slow in the Eastern San Fernando Valley special election for a Los Angeles City Council seat, some who turned out had clear motivations.
Cesar Guillermo, 55, arrived at the Panorama Recreation Center to cast his vote for...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:12 PM
A twice-convicted Orange County child molester will be re-committed to a state mental hospital after a jury unanimously found Wednesday that he remains a threat to children and the community.
Carlos Dominguez, 65, was convicted of sexually assaulting...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 5:41 PM
Los Angeles City Council candidate and former school board member Nury Martinez on Monday said a man repeatedly sexually abused her as a child, a claim she's making public now to counter attack ads being circulated by her opponent in a July 23 special...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:01 PM
A Costa Mesa father captured on a "nanny cam" trying to kill his 2-month-old son was convicted Monday by a jury after it saw images of the man swinging the infant by the neck with a noose-like blanket and repeatedly punching, strangling and shaking the...
| Jul 11, 2013
Re "District slow to report sex allegations," June 9
Thanks to the Redlands Police Department for noting that officials at Citrus Valley High School waited weeks — much too long — to tell authorities of allegations that one of its teachers...