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.
A coalition of attorneys says the LAUSD has yet to publicly address the exact number, and identities of, teachers and administrators who have been “credibly accused of abusing children” within the school district.
The principal of Miramonte Elementary School has been reassigned following a string of abuse cases linked to the school.