Inmate Threatens To Harm Officer In Attempt To Take Advantage Of DA's DirectivesIn the voicemail, Daniel Avila threatened to attack a police officer during a prison transfer in an attempt to get back into court to request that his previous sentence enhancements be revoked.
Prosecutors Drop Bid For Death Penalty In Retrial For Accused Cop KillerProsecutors with the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office Thursday announced they would not seek the death penalty for a man awaiting retrial in connection with the June 1983 killing of a police officer in Lake View Terrace.
Family Of Woman Killed In Trader Joe's Gunfight Ask New DA To Review CaseThe family of a woman killed during a gunfight between Los Angeles Police Department officers and a suspect outside of a Silver Lake Trader Joe's in 2018 said Friday they wanted L.A. County's new district attorney to review the case.
LA DA George Gascón Changes Course, Will Seek Sentencing Enhancements In Certain CasesLos Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón Friday announced that his office was changing course and would seek sentencing enhancements in hate crimes, crimes against children and the elderly.
No Charges Filed Against LAPD Officers Who Shot, Killed Trader Joe's Assistant ManagerTwo Los Angeles police officers acted lawfully when they engaged in a gunfight with a suspect outside of a Trader Joe's and killed an assistant store manager in 2018, according to a report from the District Attorney's office.
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.