California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, state officials announced Thursday, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.
LAPD detectives are on the hunt for a 62-year-old convicted sex offender as the suspect in a series of indecent exposure incidents around the Southland.
Investigators learned Charles Brown had recently moved out of his apartment in the 55100 block of Airlane Drive and befriended a 30 year old Yucca Valley woman with young children.
He approached them from behind and grabbed their buttocks forcibly. At least two of the women were pushed or fell to the ground during the battery.
For the first time, California will make paroled sex offenders take periodic lie detector tests as a way to gauge their behavior patterns and perhaps prevent new sex crimes.
A former drummer for the alternative rock band Cake has been sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for molesting a 3-year-old girl during a Thanksgiving party five years ago.
A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was sentenced Tuesday to three years in state prison for a lewd act with a 15-year-old girl whose family he knew socially.
Parents are outraged after discovering that a convicted child sex offender lives directly adjacent to their kids’ high school campus.
A Long Beach man faces charges of running up to women and sexually assaulting them, and detectives believe he may have more victims.
Authorities say a 27-year-old man convicted of raping two women he met at a café was sentenced Thursday to 30 years to life in prison.
Police have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting several teenage boys who were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the 1970s, and they believe there may be more victims.
Two convicted sex offenders have pleaded not guilty to the rape and murder of four California women while the men were wearing GPS tracking monitors.
Authorities say a former elementary school teacher was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually molesting special-education students.
Andrew West Reid Jr. was released from federal prison in January after serving eight years for molesting and photographing a 6-year-old girl and trading child pornography in the city he’s calling home once again.
A convicted sex offender was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in state prison after being caught taking photos of the legs and backsides of girls as young as 6.