Federal Oversight, Sweeping Reforms Coming To LA County Jails Federal prosecutors and Los Angeles County have reached a settlement designed to resolve two federal civil rights investigations into conditions in the county jail system, authorities announced Wednesday.
AP Source: US To Hit Fiat Chrysler With Record $105M FineThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will reveal the fine on Monday.
U.S. Marshal On Trial In Los Angeles Man's Fatal ShootingMatthew Itkowitz's federal trial began Tuesday with jury selection. Opening statements are expected Wednesday.
Senator: 'Chinese' Hackers Stole Social Security Numbers For Federal Civilian Employees Hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, a government worker union said Thursday.
Police Arrest Female Suspect In Bomb Threat At Downtown LA Federal BuildingAuthorities took a woman claiming to have an explosive into custody Wednesday after a bomb threat at a federal building in downtown Los Angeles.
Federal Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Rim Fire SuspectThe Rim Fire burned more than 250,000 acres and nearly a dozen homes before it was contained late last October, more than two months after it was sparked.
DOJ Files Suit Against Michaels, Claims Retailer Failed To Report Glass Vase Safety HazardsFederal investigators say Michael's stores failed to report serious safety hazards from poorly-made and breakable glass vases.
$2M Moreno Valley Overpass On Indefinite Hold Due To Birds NestsPart of the Theodore Street Overpass in Moreno Valley needs to be demolished following a big-rig accident back in January.
Convicted Rapist Faces Life In Federal Prison For Child PornStanley Dan Reczko III was convicted by a judge Tuesday of producing child porn while registered as a sex offender.
Utility Poised To Report On Diablo Canyon Nuke Plant SafetyPacific Gas and Electric Co. says the work re-evaluates the impact that earthquakes and large waves could have on the plant near San Luis Obispo.
High Court Settles Dispute Over California's Undersea BorderThe court's decree Monday will help settle federal and state disputes and prevent future litigation over oil, gas and other mineral leases.
Federal Ruling A Win For California's Bullet TrainA federal agency that has jurisdiction over California's bullet train says it has the authority to pre-empt state environmental law, creating uncertainty for numerous lawsuits fighting the project.
California Ordered To Speed Up Inmate ReleasesThe three-judge panel on Friday gave the state a Jan. 1 deadline to start considering parole for nonviolent second-strike inmates.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Dealing Heroin To OC High School StudentsJuan Vidrio, 26, was taken into custody this week, five months after authorities began an investigation into drug sales in the seaside city they say revealed Vidrio was selling heroin to teenagers.