The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office took legal action Tuesday to prevent a serial rapist from being released from prison.
A convicted serial rapist’s scheduled release from a state prison hospital to Los Angeles County has stirred up controversy.
Manny Ramirez is a free agent again after he asked the Oakland Athletics to release him and the team granted his request on Friday.
Governor Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board decision to release a prisoner convicted of shooting and killing a 17-year-old girl on prom night in Anaheim.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one of thousands of customers who camped out overnight in hopes of scooping up the third version of the iPad, which went on sale at 8 a.m.
Car break-ins have jumped to as high as three times the normal rate in cities like Tarzana, Encino and Van Nuys — and police say they may know why.
Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, will stay behind bars while he appeals his involuntary manslaughter conviction.
Actress Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy spread will hit newsstands earlier than anticipated.
Hundreds of jail inmates will soon be back on the streets across the Southland — except in Los Angeles County.
A man who admitted that he dumped an Orange County college student’s body into the ocean was freed from prison Wednesday after serving half of his sentence.
As many as half of the 9,000 released inmates will be women with two years or less remaining on their sentence who are parents and non-violent offenders.
A California lawmaker says that if convicted rapist Phillip Garrido had served a longer prison term, Jaycee Lee Dugard would not have lost her childhood years to captivity.
Lindsay Lohan has been released from house arrest after serving 35 days for a probation violation.
Protesters demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles after a white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man was released from jail early Monday after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence.
The California prison system’s independent inspector general says the state improperly freed more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a controversial program designed to reduce prison populations and cut costs.