Thirty-six-year-old Ibrahim Yousef Battat, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of elder abuse, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.
USC and Occidental College were named among 55 colleges and universities currently under investigation, federal officials announced Thursday.
A $2,500 reward was being offered Tuesday for information leading to the arrest of the those responsible for mutilating a pelican.
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.