An audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.
Two men who ran a Lake Elsinore animal breeding facility where rodents and reptiles lived in their own accumulated waste have plead guilty to misdemeanor and felony charges, according to reports.
A Los Angeles-based doctor, along with several activist groups, protested the recent release of the painkiller Zohydro ER in front of the Food and Drug Administration building in Irvine.
A family of a student with autism Wednesday has filed a lawsuit against the Orange Unified School District alleging the boy was abused during the 2012-2013 school year.
Desiree Martinez was arrested Monday after deputies responded to the 23200 block of West Avenue D to a call for service regarding a person possibly abusing an animal.
Authorities on Friday announced the arrest of a suspect in a case of animal cruelty that dated back to last July 4.
A judge dismissed charges Wednesday against a Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of committing a lewd act against a student after prosecutors said the alleged victim in the case refused to testify.
A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.
The following list is a breakdown of the charges faced by the 18 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department officials named in indictments and a criminal case unsealed today, and potential penalties.
The arrest of a rabbi in Beverly Hills on sex abuse charges in New York City has shaken those at the Jewish community center where he worked.
A 28-year-old mother has been accused of abusing her 17-week-old son.
The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Tuesday it has released more than $27 million to settle the dozens of claims of sexual abuse on behalf of students at Miramonte Elementary School.
Federal authorities have opened a civil rights investigation into whether Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies engaged in a pattern of abuse of inmates.
The Glendale Unified School District has hired a Hermosa Beach company to monitor public social media posts made by its students to find out when teens are in trouble or causing it.
Twenty-seven-year-old Jorge Luis Dominguez, of Los Angeles, pleaded guilty in March to sex-related counts involving a 12-year-old boy.