| Aug 8, 2013
| 2:40 PM
James Lee DiMaggio -- the focus of a four-state Amber Alert who is suspected of killing two people and abducting a 16-year-old girl -- may have abandoned his blue Nissan Versa and left it booby-trapped with explosives, authorities said.
San Diego County...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 1:15 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A man sentenced to 254 years for sexually assaulting four women in Long Beach should be resentenced because he committed his crimes when he was 16, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday.
A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court rejected a citizen group’s challenge Monday of a planned light rail system from Culver City to Santa Monica, ruling that an environmental review provided the public with sufficient information.
| Jul 14, 2013
| 11:26 AM
A group of young men turned away from a party in the Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw neighborhood on Saturday night shot and killed one of the invited guests, police said.
The shooting was gang-related, said LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera.
After being denied...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:41 PM
A sheriff’s deputy who allegedly pepper-sprayed a teenager’s pizza during a routine traffic stop in south Orange County will be in court Monday to face criminal charges.
Juan Tavera, a six-year veteran of the Orange County Sheriff’s...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 6:20 PM
A sheriff's deputy in Orange County will be arraigned Monday for allegedly pepper-spraying a teenager's pizza during a traffic stop.
The teen, authorities said, and a group of friends later became sick after eating the pepper-spray tainted pizza....
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:00 AM
"When I turned 14, that was when I hit the track."
The track, as Jessica Midkiff calls it, was Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, where she trolled for johns and turned every cent of her earnings over to the pimp who owned her.
If you tried to skim a...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 12:13 PM
A paroled sex offender was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a teenage girl early Saturday in Palmdale, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said.
Richard Stine allegedly abducted the 17-year-old shortly before 8 a.m. as she walked along Palmdale...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:47 PM
Huntington Beach police have arrested another suspect linked to the U.S. Open of Surfing disturbance, according to a Huntington Beach police statement.
The 15-year-old Huntington Beach boy, whose identity is not being release, was booked into Orange...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Two Northern California men pleaded not guilty Friday to a federal grand jury indictment accusing them of sexually assaulting a runaway teen and keeping her in a metal box on their secluded marijuana farm.
Court document reveal new information about...
| 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...