For many Southland beachgoers, a day at the beach is often spent swimming in sewage, according to a new national report.
The number of suspects killed by police in Los Angeles County jumped sharply in 2011 over the previous year, with less than a third unarmed.
An Orange County grand jury found an overwhelming 70 percent of calls to the fire department are not fire-related at all.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is facing renewed scrutiny over its emergency response times after a report found errors in the computer software used to compile the data.
If you have an issue with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, be patient: you may not hear back from them for months.
A new study from USC suggests the aging face of California’s population could have major economic ramifications in the future.
A breakdown of communication between sheriff’s deputies and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office led to problems handling the remains of a woman who disappeared after her release from police custody, according to a report released Wednesday.
Los Angeles city and fire officials cleared up discrepancies regarding emergency response times by city firefighters — but a union official says their comments simply don’t match the data.
If you happen to believe in conspiracy theories or want to be free of taxes, a new government report says you just might be a terrorist.
The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating reports that comedian Andy Dick assaulted a tourist in Hollywood, according to TMZ.
An investigation by the Los Angeles Times reveals that in recent years, cases of mistaken identity and other errors have resulted in hundreds of people being wrongly detained in Los Angeles County jails.
An investigation by the Los Angeles Times has revealed that most of the security cameras in downtown Los Angeles haven’t been working for nearly two years.
The food being sold at children’s hospitals throughout the Southland frequently is no better than fast-food fare, UCLA and the RAND Corp. said in a study released Friday.
An annual report released Tuesday by the US Public Interest Research Group identified more than a dozen toys that violate federal safety standards for lead, chemicals and choking hazards.
Detectives are working to determine why a 9-year-old boy made false claims that a man tried to kidnap him outside his home in Monrovia.