A Mexican police officer pleaded guilty Friday in a drug smuggling case and admitted he hired a fellow officer to run a hit squad on behalf of a Tijuana-based drug cartel, prosecutors said.
Two Canadians were arrested on suspicion of selling marijuana and ecstasy in the U.S. and spending the proceeds on cocaine they planned to smuggle to Canada, federal authorities said Friday.
A sharp rise in water rates has spawned allegations of a “shadow government” by a San Diego County official.
Is Lindsay Lohan the target of a conspiracy by a shadowy group to assassinate her — or is it just a case of celebrity paranoia?
Five people were convicted Friday of federal charges for their part in an international Internet-based operation that was set up to defraud American banks.
Seven current and former members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department have been charged with falsifying training documents to boost their pay.
Mayor John Pomierski and John Hennes, a member of the city’s Building Appeals Board, were indicted by a grand jury for allegedly taking bribes from local businesses.
Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo was taken away from the criminal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles on a stretcher Wednesday afternoon.
Former Orange County sheriff Michael Carona surrendered to a federal prison in Colorado Tuesday on a witness-tampering conviction.
A nearly four-year prison sentence has been ordered for a man who posed as a Hollywood producer and fleeced investors out of $3.4 million for a phony show about the Department of Homeland Security.
A former executive for an international public relations firm must begin serving his prison sentence after an appeals court refused to overturn his conviction for defrauding Los Angeles taxpayers.
Authorities say 10 people have been arrested and more than $4 million in counterfeit goods has been seized during a holiday-season raid.
A Southern California couple has been charged with conspiracy and lying to authorities about exporting restricted electronics to China without obtaining the proper licenses.