A correctional officer at a Los Angeles prison has pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge after prosecutors say he accepted $1,000 in cash to smuggle a cellphone to an inmate.
A project that is scanning the waters off the Southern California coast for any sign of nuclear material from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan has turned up higher than expected amounts of a radioactive isotope of iodine instead.
More than two dozen Marine Corps reservists stationed in Southern California have been charged in connection with a scheme of submitting fake travel vouchers that totaled more than $870,000, authorities said Monday.
A trip over the Vincent Thomas Bridge takes your to a major Southern California landmark: Terminal Island.
The driver of a utility tractor, which was pulling a trailer, was killed Monday after the vehicle plunged into the water at the Port of Los Angeles.
An underage boy was detained Tuesday night after a witness mistakenly told police he was walking around with a rifle on Terminal Island, which is located off the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach in San Pedro.
A drawbridge that connects Long Beach to Terminal Island was closed for several hours Tuesday due to a power outage, authorities said.