A federal judge ruled Thursday that California’s treatment of mentally ill inmates violates constitutional safeguards against cruel and unusual punishment through excessive use of pepper spray and isolation.
An Orange County Sheriff’s deputy pleaded guilty Friday to pepper spraying a teen’s pizza during a routine traffic stop, District Attorney’s officials said.
A woman who was the victim of a particularly turbulent Black Friday a couple of years ago now wants to share her story in hopes of preventing more incidents.
Some women around the country are arming themselves with weapons connected to their smartphone cases, but the new technology may be too good to be true.
A juvenile was pepper-sprayed Friday night after a large brawl broke out at a high school in Rancho Cucamonga.
California prison officials said Wednesday that they will change the rules for using pepper spray on mentally ill inmates, as a federal judge considers whether current practices violate inmates’ civil rights.
Videos show prison guards dousing mentally ill prisoners with pepper spray can be shown in open court, according to attorney representing inmates.
Arraignment was postponed Monday for an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy accused of pepper spraying a teenager’s pizza during a routine traffic stop.
A 23-year-old woman was arrested Monday on suspicion of stabbing and pepper-spraying her boyfriend at Huntington State Beach.
The robbery occurred at 1:47 p.m. Thursday at Rush A Fix Jewelry-N-Watch Repairs, located just a few blocks from the 710 Freeway on the 400 block of West Willow Street.
More than two dozen students were treated Tuesday after a girl fired pepper spray at another student at a Harbor City high school.
Authorities in Irvine say a man used pepper-spray on a female victim while her apartment complex was on fire.
Retailers are concerned that bargain-hunting shoppers may be growing increasingly aggressive when it comes to the start of the Christmas shopping season.
Nearly 50 students were treated for minor respiratory and eye irritation Tuesday after pepper spray was deployed – possibly by campus police – during a fight at Narbonne High School.
Officials at Santa Monica College on Wednesday denied spreading fertilizer and leaving on the sprinklers to prevent protesters from gathering on campus.