City officials rolled out a new initiative Monday aimed at preventing kids from smoking through education efforts geared at parents and retailers.
A former music instructor convicted of sexually assaulting two young girls was sentenced to prison on Friday.
Authorities say an 18-year-old man is accused of sending sexually explicit messages to nine female juveniles in Big Bear.
The Orange County Transportation Authority with several other agencies launched Be the One, a public-awareness program that will include training of bus drivers to spot human-trafficking victims.
Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.
Police are asking the public for help to identify a man suspected of exposing himself to two minors in Whittier.
A City Council member is leading a crackdown of longtime “public nuisance” liquor stores in South Los Angeles.
An exclusive excerpt from John Feinstein’s book, “Where Nobody Knows Your Name,” which chronicles the lives of those trying to reach Major League Baseball.
Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble.
Four teens were arrested after an attempt to allegedly shoplift alcohol from a grocery store turned violent Tuesday.
Minors in California will have a chance to remove embarrassing photographs and potentially damaging postings on social media websites under a bill that has been signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.
A former usher at a Kingdom Hall of Jehova’s Witnesses faces 30 years in prison in exchange for pleading no-contest to sexual abuse involving three boys he met at the Sun Valley church.
A Los Angeles city councilman doesn’t want minors to get their hands on electronic cigarettes.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors were expected Tuesday to vote on a motion to increase penalties for adults convicted of soliciting sex from children.
A former Redlands teacher charged with having sexual relations with multiple students and having a baby with one of them was sentenced Tuesday to one year in county jail and five years’ probation.