An illicit drug trade is thriving at Los Angeles County jails, helped in part by crooked guards who deliver contraband to inmates.
A brush fire on the LA and San Bernardino County line has burned about 225 acres Saturday, according to officials.
A Los Angeles appeals court says the legal system can’t compel public health officials to require and enforce condom use in porn.
Two Los Angeles County students and one from Orange County were eliminated Wednesday from the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Md.
Officials at a Northern California prison believe an inmate found dead in his cell was killed by his cellmate.
An Army private wanted for the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Los Angeles County girl has been arrested in Florida.
A local realtors’ group says more households are financially eligible to buy a home in Los Angeles County in 2011.
Officials say decreases in homicides in the Compton Station area are among the most notable successes in the annual report.
Sheriff’s investigators say they’ve uncovered a disturbing video depicting a group of men sexually assaulting at least 10 severely handicapped women.
Auditor-Controller Wendy Watanabe says about one-fourth of the $2.2 million cellular telephone budget went toward questionable charges.
County tax officials say property owners who have suffered $10,000 or more in damage from the recent storms could be eligible for tax relief.
California is in for another round of cold, wet, snowy and blustery weather. The National Weather Service says a storm moving down into the state Tuesday is being fueled by a plume of subtropical moisture from north of Hawaii combined with low pressure over the Northeast Pacific.
The California Highway Patrol reports that 83 people were arrested for driving under the influence this holiday weekend compared to 72 during the first 36 hours of Christmas in 2009.
The number of reported hate crimes in LA County dipped in 2009, but a growing number used white supremacy symbols, including swastikas.
Police say a Los Angeles County child abuse investigator has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting the mother of a child he was assigned to assess.