Los Angeles County
Authorities say nearly 5,000 handguns, rifles and other weapons were destroyed Wednesday as part of the Los Angeles County Sheriff Department’s 21st annual Gun Melt.
Los Angeles County officials Tuesday rejected a plan to create a permanent civilian panel to oversee the Sheriff’s Department.
Officials reportedly are calling on a civilian oversight committee to assist the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as they investigate how deputies could have accidentally shot hostages during two separate standoffs in the last four months.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s helicopter rescued two stranded hikers from a trail in the foothills of Altadena, authorities said.
Authorities Friday asked for the public’s help in finding a suspect they refer to as the “Quad Bandit” who allegedly targets multiple banks located within Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Temperatures reached the triple digits in much of the San Fernando Valley and 92 in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday but forecasters predict slightly lower afternoon temperatures for Friday.
Officials in Los Angeles County Tuesday moved to put residents in step with California regulators regarding water wastage.
At a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation’s largest county.
Lifeguards are warning Southland beachgoers about the potential for dangerous rip currents during the holiday weekend.
With the number of whooping-cough cases in California now at an epidemic level, local health officials are reporting a sharp increase in the number of infections in Los Angeles County.
The operation, which concluded Wednesday, resulted in 31 arrests in Los Angeles County, 11 in San Bernardino County, eight in Riverside County, four in Orange County, two in Ventura County and one in Santa Barbara County.
Despite progress in some areas, the Los Angeles County jail system fails to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, federal prosecutors announced Friday.
People across Los Angeles County Thursday learned lifesaving “hands only” cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) techniques.
Law enforcement announced Wednesday they caught five members of a Long Beach street gang who have allegedly been stealing gold from Indian families across California and Nevada.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff deputy has been shot in Long Beach, authorities said Monday.