LA DA: Redondo Beach Sergeant Acted Lawfully In Fatal Shooting Of Man With Air PistolProsecutors determined that police Sgt. John Anderson "reasonably concluded the immediate use of deadly force was necessary" when he fired at 24-year-old Sergio Acosta on July 18, 2018
LA DA's Office Says 4 Deadly Law Enforcement Shootings JustifiedThe District Attorney's Office said it has reviewed 252 fatal shootings by law enforcement officers between D.A. Jackie Lacey's December 2012 swearing in and May 31 of this year, with one criminal case filed in 2018.
Prosecutors Decline To File Sex Assault Charges Against Marilyn Manson And Writer For HBO Show 'Girls'The Los Angeles County District Attorney has declined to file charges of sexual assault against rocker Marilyn Manson, as well as 'Girls' writer Murray Miller. The cases are unrelated.
Monterey Park Cop Accused Of Forcing Women To Expose Themselves Pleads Not GuiltyIsrael Sanchez is accused carrying out the acts during traffic stops.
Transient Charged With 2014 Killings Of La Verne CoupleA transient was charged Wednesday with capital murder for the bludgeoning murder of an elderly La Verne couple shortly after Christmas in 2014 and stealing the wife’s cell phone, Los Angeles County District Attorney’s officials said.
Robert Durst Pleads Guilty In New Orleans Gun CaseNew York real estate scion Robert Durst pleaded guilty Wednesday in New Orleans to a gun charge, clearing the way for his extradition to Los Angeles to face murder charges.
Puddle Of Mudd Frontman Charged With Vandalizing Home Lost To ForeclosureThe frontman of a rock band was charged Wednesday with vandalizing a home he recently lost to foreclosure.
LA County District Attorney Declines To File Criminal Charges Against Bill CosbyBill Cosby won’t face criminal charges of sexual assault, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.
Elite LA County Prosecutor Sued For Alleged Sex HarassmentA lawsuit alleges that the former head of an elite Los Angeles County prosecution unit sexually harassed two women employees and denied them good assignments for refusing to accept his advances.
Sylmar Couple Charged With Human Trafficking, Slavery Involving Young GirlA Sylmar couple has been charged with human trafficking and slavery involving a 9-year-old girl who was smuggled from El Salvador.
Man Gets Jail Time For Trespassing At Selena Gomez’s Calabasas HomeA 20-year-old transient got jail time for trespassing into Selena Gomez’s Calabasas home over the weekend.
‘Scandal’ Actor Columbus Short Arrested For Allegedly Punching Man At West LA Eatery“Scandal” actor Columbus Short was arrested Wednesday for allegedly punching a man at a West Los Angeles restaurant earlier this month, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
DA’s Office Declines To File Charges Against Roommate Of Minister Found Strangled In WestmontThe Los Angeles County district attorney’s office declined to file charges Wednesday against the roommate of a minister who was found strangled to death inside his home in the Westmont area.
Woman, 41, Pleads Not Guilty To Abusing Pit Bull MixA woman pleaded not guilty Thursday to abusing her pit bull in her home near Lancaster, the Los Angeles district attorney’s office announced.
LA Firefighter, Mom Charged With Allegedly Beating Woman Feeding Stray CatsA Los Angeles Fire Department off-duty engineer and his mother were charged Tuesday with allegedly beating a woman who was feeding stray cats in their neighborhood.