An Orange County court on Tuesday began hearing evidence on allegations that authorities used jailhouse informants in high-profile murder and gang-crime cases in violation of the suspects’ constitutional rights.
A judge Thursday ordered former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to remain jailed without bail in connection to new charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted two women last year in Tempe, Ariz.
Former NFL safety Darren Sharper was being held without bail Friday after surrendering to police on a warrant for rape charges issued out of Louisiana.
Investigators say Steven DeSisto, of Long Beach, was arrested on January 15 at approximately 8:15 a.m. in the 500 block of East 1st Street.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say a woman has pleaded no contest to swindling an 81-year-old widower with dementia after taking out singles ads seeking senior men.
A man whose case helped prompt the federal investigation into corruption and civil rights abuses against the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says he hoped justice will finally be served.
As many as 18 people have been charged in five separate cases involving corruption and civil rights charges, FBI officials said.
Violence among inmates at jails in Los Angeles County and across California has soared since the start of a statewide prison alignment plan, according to a new report.
A former Marine accused of murder in the deaths of four homeless men, a woman and her son has died at a California hospital after falling ill in his jail cell.
A former Garden Grove police officer who was convicted of sexually assaulting three women was sentenced Friday to 12 years in prison.
The Orange County Board of Supervisors was expected to vote Tuesday on an ordinance that would fine and potentially jail parents who knowingly allow alcohol to be served to kids at their homes.
Dr. Conrad Murray Released From Jail After Serving 2 Years For Manslaughter In Michael Jackson’s Death
Dr. Conrad Murray was released from Los Angeles County Jail early Monday morning after serving two years for manslaughter in the death of pop-star Michael Jackson.
A Riverside woman who has been imprisoned for 19 years, will soon have her first taste of freedom in nearly two decades.
Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery.
A Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors vote on the creation of a permanent civilian oversight commission for the sheriff’s department was postponed Tuesday.