In court Monday, people gasped, screamed and some cried as they watched a video of Fullerton police beating a homeless man at a bus station. Kelly Thomas, 37, later died from the injuries he sustained that night.
A former LAUSD teacher accused of taking shocking photos of students agreed to waive his right to a speedy trial on Thursday.
Actress Lindsay Lohan’s probation from her 2001 DUI conviction was terminated Thursday in her final progress report hearing.
A $100,000 arrest warrant has been issued for Griffin O’Neal after the 47-year-old son of actor Ryan O’Neal missed a sentencing hearing.
The mother of the man suspected of setting dozens of fires in Hollywood over the holidays has had an attorney appointed to represent her during the federal extradition process.
The mother of serial arson suspect Harry Burkhart is scheduled to make her own court appearance Friday. Federal prosecutors are seeking to deport Dorothee Burkhart, who faces fraud charges in Germany.
Actress Lindsay Lohan arrived 10 minutes early Wednesday to her progress report hearing at the airport branch courthouse.
A preliminary hearing date for Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood is scheduled to be set Thursday. Sanchez, 29, and 30-year-old Norwood are accused of brutally attacking San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium on March 31.
Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt will continue paying his ex-wife $225,000 a month in spousal support pending a trial in November, according to an agreement reached between their attorneys today with the help of a Los Angeles judge.
Ron Artest’s bid to become Metta World Peace has been delayed.
A pretrial hearing is scheduled Monday morning for singer Rick Springfield. He is charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence in connection with his arrest in Malibu last May.
A surprising new study shows that adults with dyslexia have a hard time recognizing voices. The finding fits with research to uncover the building blocks of literacy and how they can go wrong.
A bail hearing for one of the suspects in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants’ fan Bryan Stow has been postponed.
California’s highest court says it will hear arguments right after Labor Day on an issue that is likely to prove decisive for the fate of the state’s voter-enacted ban on same-sex marriages.
The California Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing in Culver City on a proposal that opponents warn could stifle competition in the telecom business.