A recent change in California law making certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies played “a significant role” in the rising crime rate in Los Angeles County and has taken away the incentive for addicts to seek treatment, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.
Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and “other people,” according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She was a quintessential small-town girl: sweet, gracious, naive, growing up in the small town of Bremerton, Wash., with a perfectly insulated life. But Meili Cady had much more planned: She […]
A Riverside family is suing a nurse and a home-health agency after a young special-needs boy was severely burned while under care.
The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is spending $8 million this year on drug-detecting scanners and a new breed of drug-sniffing dogs while also employing strip searches on visitors suspected of carrying drugs.
California took the first step Thursday to regulate its nearly 20-year-old medical marijuana industry, one that lawmakers said currently resembles something out of the “wild, wild West.”
The suspect began stabbing the 18-month-old boy in his neck and tried pulling the child in a car seat out of the vehicle.
Police are chasing a suspect, possibly for narcotics, on the southbound 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley.
Renowned litigator Robert Shapiro and his wife, Linell, lovingly remember their first born son Brent, who died at just 24 years old due to an addiction.
After Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer claimed to have closed a large number of pot shops in the city, CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein found that dozens of them have reopened to defy the law once again.
Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse.
When troopers searched the bus, they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
Two legitimate businesses in Pasadena were fronts for a hash-oil drug factory, according to police.
The Grammy Award-winning singer has been working with homeless veterans in Los Angeles’ Skid Row neighborhood and with a music foundation, according to a probation report filed in the singer’s case Monday.
Dorothy Zamora was also booked on a variety of weapons charges.