| Aug 1, 2013
| 5:21 PM
A 15-year-old boy was arrested in connection with rioting that erupted in Huntington Beach after the U.S. Open of Surfing, authorities said Thursday afternoon.
The youth was being held at Orange County Juvenile Hall on suspicion of assault on a peace...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 11:40 AM
A former Redlands high school teacher whose child was fathered by a teenage student will spend a year in jail after pleading guilty Wednesday in a San Bernardino County courtroom to half a dozen sex crimes.
Laura Elizabeth Whitehurst, 28, had faced 41...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Two alleged pimps in Orange County face charges in two separate cases related to the human trafficking and pandering of teenage girls, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Davion D'Anthony Johnson-Harris, 24, has been charged with one felony count each of...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Dylan McCue-Masone, 18, may face some harsh penalties for running onto Citi Field during Tuesday's All-Star game.
McCue-Masone could face up to a year in jail and $6,000 in fines after he was arraigned on charges of interrupting a professional...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:20 PM
A young man was shot to death in Compton early Tuesday evening but police were releasing few details about the incident.
The shooting occurred about 6:10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Chester Avenue, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 4:06 PM
A 35-year-old parolee was found guilty Tuesday of torching St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Hacienda Heights two years ago, causing about $9 million in damage
Gregory Yusuke Shiga of Hacienda Heights was convicted of five felonies, including...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON -- More than 100 sexually exploited teenagers, some as young as 13, were recovered in a nationwide sex trafficking sting over the weekend, the FBI announced Monday.
The three-day sweep of 76 cities, focusing on underage victims of...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:42 AM
A missing Los Angeles teenager was sexually assaulted, kept in a metal box and forced to process marijuana for her two captors, according to a federal criminal complaint filed this week.
Prosecutors said the girl was held by Ryan Balletto, 30, and...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 2:26 PM
A Lake County property where two men allegedly kept a Los Angeles-area girl in a metal box and sexually abused her had been under federal investigation for the previous 18 months, court documents said.
Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents had been...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:30 PM
A Los Angeles man and nine teenagers who allegedly committed criminal acts during a series of otherwise peaceful protests last week have been charged, prosecutors said Tuesday.
The group was among those arrested during a series of demonstrations against...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:41 PM
Los Angeles police announced Wednesday the arrest of a 16-year-old boy in connection with a series of robberies and other crimes in Crenshaw and Hollywood, saying they believe he used social media to help organize the illegal activity.
The teen was...