OC Gang Member Gets Plea Deal After Evidence ConcernsLeonel Vega, 34, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was sentenced to 15 years in prison in the shooting death of 17-year-old Giovani Onofre.
California Man Exonerated In Murder Case Free After 36 YearsSixty-eight-year-old Michael Hanline's wrongful conviction is the latest case successfully taken on by the California Innocence Project.
Report: Staffing Shortages Linked To LAPD Backlog Of Fingerprint Evidence A backlog of unanalyzed fingerprint evidence at the LAPD has more than doubled in the last two years, according to a report.
Calif. Trial Opens For Alleged Serial Strangler Prosecutors will begin calling witnesses Tuesday in their case against 74-year-old Samuel Little, who faces life in prison for killing the three women who were found nude below the waist.
Lawmaker Calls For 'Common Sense' Testing Of Guns Surrendered At Buyback EventsAssemblyman Mike Gatto wants to prohibit police agencies from administering handgun buy-backs without taking steps to ensure firearms are property identified and tested as potential evidence.
UCSB Rampage Killer Amassed His Arsenal All Over The SouthlandThe Sheriff of San Bernardino County stresses that all of Rodger's gun purchases were made legally.
Suspects Ordered To Stand Trial In Murder Of 2 USC Grad Students From ChinaA judge ordered two suspects to stand trial Monday in the shooting deaths of two USC graduate students from China last year.
Wagner Rebuffs Interview Requests By Detectives In Reopened Wood CaseActor Robert Wagner has declined to be interviewed by detectives investigating the 1981 drowning of his then-wife, Natalie Wood.
Coroner Releases New Report On Natalie Wood's Death A newly released report shows coroner's officials amended Natalie Wood's death certificate based on unanswered questions about bruises on her upper body but were lacking several pieces of evidence and could only determine that she drowned under undetermined circumstances more than 30 years ago.
Attorneys For Alleged LAUSD Abuse Victims To Detail 'New Evidence' Attorneys were also expected to lay out new policies and procedures they want implemented at schools nationwide to protect children in classrooms from sexual abuse.
Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Former Tournament Of Roses DirectorProsecutors decided Friday not to file charges against a former Tournament of Roses Association director who was arrested this week in a 2004 cold case murder.
Deputies Debut GPS Tagging System To Map Crime Scenes, EvidenceCriminals who try to toss evidence from their vehicle while running from the law will no longer be able to do so with GeoTag.