The real killer — Herrera’s high school friend, Itzcoatl Ocampo, a confessed serial killer who later admitted to fatally stabbing four homeless men.
The nation’s largest sheriff’s department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over allegations of long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert.
The city of Brea will pay $700,000 to a man who was arrested in the 2011 killings of his mother and brother but was freed when his high school friend confessed to the crimes, lawyers said Tuesday.
San Bernardino county officials and attorneys for Francis Jared Pusok finalized the settlement in connection with Pusok’s April 9 arrest in Apple Valley.
A man wrongly convicted of shooting a man to death 21 years ago has reached an $8.3 million settlement with the city of Los Angeles, attorneys announced Monday.
An Encino woman is breaking her silence about a multimillion-dollar verdict she received against a local hospital.
A federal judge approved a sweeping settlement Monday mandating improvements for inmates using wheelchairs and others with impaired mobility at Los Angeles County jails.
A Minnesota judge has endorsed a settlement in which Target Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over a massive data breach in 2013.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will undergo training for interacting with photographers or members of the public who are taking photos in public places as part of a court settlement.
The owner of the mountain cabin where rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner holed himself up during a deadly gun battle with deputies will be paid $200,000.
In court documents, Zachary Bazilius says he told his bosses he was experiencing back pain before the incident, which he claims occurred during morning roll call at the Torrance Police Department.
Los Angeles District Attorney Jackie Lacey partnered with Gascon in a probe of the nascent ridesharing industry. A third company — Sidecar — is still under investigation.
Once lawyers began digging into Mark Berndt’s past, they discovered a three-decade pattern of odd behavior and complaints about the teacher that school administrators either missed or ignored.
The Los Angeles Unified School District Friday reached a settlement with more than 80 victims in the Miramonte Elementary School child sex abuse case.
The group Lay Mission-Helpers says its former director of development has agreed to pay more than $869,000 to settle an embezzlement lawsuit it brought against him.