Starting Jan. 1, the California Department of Justice will require gun dealers to register all long-gun purchases with the state.
Police officers in Los Angeles and across California will soon be using a smartphone app that can provide instant access to state and federal criminal databases.
Thousands of previously unpublished Boy Scouts of America files that detail suspected sexual abuse by employees and volunteers have been posted to an online database by a newspaper.
On the eve of an audit being released on Los Angeles City Fire response times, Councilman Dennis Zine met with firefighters at Station 88 in the San Fernando Valley.
A second South Bay high school has been rocked by allegations that students hacked into computer records and tampered with grades.
While the database will go online Friday, it will likely be at least two months before testing of performers is complete and the database is fully functional.
A national database similar to those that list sexual predators is in the works, but the vast majority of California may be left out of the project.
Lawmakers threw their support behind a statewide effort to require records of purchases of shotguns, rifles and other “long guns” be preserved like handgun purchase records.
Carl Sutphin was a problem priest who left ministry in the Roman Catholic church just before being charged nearly a decade ago with 14 counts of molestation for sexually abusing six children.
A rookie Los Angeles police officer resigned after allegations arose that he accessed a law enforcement database on behalf of a murder convict and reputed gang member whose sister was his longtime girlfriend, a published report said Sunday.