| Oct 23, 2013
| 7:25 PM
A 17-year-old Lawndale High School student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of using Twitter to threaten that she was going to shoot students, authorities said.
Authorities were notified of the alleged threat early Wednesday by a "concerned person,"...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 4:55 PM
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown has decided to allow freedom for a woman whose punishment for killing her pimp became a call to arms against the practice of locking up juveniles for life.
Sara Kruzan, 35, was incarcerated at 16 when she killed the man...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:49 AM
LONDON --Jury selection began Monday in the phone hacking trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's now-shuttered News of the World tabloid and six other people, all accused in a scandal that reached into the top echelons of Britain's government...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 1:56 PM
A 13-year-old boy who allegedly stole a bronze dove from a statue memorializing a San Bernardino County sheriff's deputy killed during a massive manhunt earlier this year was caught after bragging on Instagram, authorities said.
Deputy Jeremiah MacKay...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 2:06 PM
A Metropolitan State Hospital police officer pleaded no contest Friday to engaging in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl.
Mario Uribe Estrada, 41, pleaded no contest in Los Angeles County Superior Court to two counts of lewd acts upon a child...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:19 PM
MEXICO CITY — A 17-year-old former Mexican drug cartel member, who admitted to killing four people while in the group’s employ, was released from a juvenile detention center early Tuesday morning and is headed to the United States, where he...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Three men from Fontana were arrested on suspicion of robbing a person near a coffee shop in Fountain Valley earlier in the month, according to Fountain Valley police.
Daniel Molina, 19, Christopher Godinez, 20, and a male juvenile were taken into...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 10:10 AM
Huntington Beach police have arrested six additional suspects on charges related to the disturbance at the end of the U.S. Open of Surfing in July.
According to a statement from police, the arrests bring to 20 the number of people who have been taken...
| Dec 5, 2013
Re "L.A. County speeds up plan to rebuild youth probation camp," Nov. 26
Los Angeles County's probation camp system, based on an 80-year-old correctional design, represents an outdated approach to juvenile justice. The camps' institutional design,...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Orange County probation officials say they will launch a review of their juvenile detention policies after the release this week of a report that faults the county for referring hundreds of immigrant youths to federal immigration authorities.
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:56 PM
A former Long Beach police detective was arrested Thursday for allegedly passing on information to the city's Baby Insane Crips street gang as her department investigated a slaying, officials said.
Yvonne Robinson, 42, -- who spent 13 years with the...