Los Angeles Police Department officers Tuesday were trying to talk a man down from a 50-foot tree in downtown LA after he threatened to jump.
A new audit says county jails increased the number of inmates they released by 37 percent statewide during the first three years after California began sending lower-level offenders to local lockups instead of state prisons.
A college student has died after jumping off some rocks into a pool of water while hiking, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.
More than a dozen people were injured early Tuesday morning when a fire broke out at a residential hotel in San Pedro.
A person was injured in a second-story fall Sunday at the Pacific View Mall in Ventura, according to police.
The total assessed value of properties in Los Angeles County is now just over $1 trillion, which is almost $25 billion more than last year.
A videotape surfaced on Friday of a distraught man threatening to jump off of a 13-story apartment building in downtown L.A. before he was rescued by police officers.
A man who committed suicide by jumping from a Southern California freeway overpass had made or threatened to make some dozen similar attempts in the past decade.
Stocks slid Thursday after claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly for the first time in three weeks.
Investigators say a Santa Monica High School student athlete suddenly left baseball practice and jumped to his death from a nearby hotel’s 10th floor.