A 54-year-old Rancho Cucamonga man accused of lighting his mother on fire Monday morning is behind bars after an hours-long standoff that had neighbors evacuated from their homes.
Los Angeles police are investigating what they believe to be a murder-suicide at a North Hollywood home Monday evening.
SWAT responded to a home in the 1000 block of 48th Street in South Los Angeles after a report of a man throwing objects at neighbors and being possibly armed with a gun.
Dozens of LAPD officers responded to the 13100 block of Ottoman Street in the Arleta area Monday afternoon after gunshots were reported and an officer requesting help.
Officials said three mass shootings in three states were averted when three suspects were arrested over the last week.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was fired over domestic violence allegations but rehired after Alex Villanueva was elected sheriff was ordered by a judge on Monday to surrender his badge and gun and stop identifying himself as a law enforcement officer.
The Orange County District Attorney's office will conduct an investigation to determine whether two police officers lawfully killed a suspect following a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon in Fullerton.
A man who is a convicted sex offender is now facing federal charges after he allegedly approached an 8-year-old Indiana girl with cookies, a condom and a box cutter in his pocket in June, according to a report.
A retired Cal State Fullerton administrator was fatally stabbed in a campus parking lot on Monday in what police described as a targeted attack.
It will soon be that time of year again when we share the roads with school buses every morning and afternoon.
A suspect died Monday after an exchange of gunfire with police officers in the El Sereno area of Los Angeles.
Laguna Beach detectives are searching a home in Laguna Terrace after they found a woman decapitated inside.
Amazon has announced its facial recognition program used by one Washington state police agency can now detect emotion, generating concerns from privacy advocates.
A North Carolina man whose body was found wrapped in Christmas lights at the bottom of a staircase -- with a dead cat in a freezer -- earlier this month died of a stroke, investigators have determined.
Three people were wounded in two, unrelated shootings Sunday morning in Long Beach, police said.
Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man whose burned body was found in a dry lake bed in Joshua Tree on Friday morning.
A missing 16-year-old Indiana girl has been found safe Sunday in Arkansas with the assistance of the FBI, an Indiana sheriff said.
A 5-year-old girl is being honored for her bravery, and Cherokee County authorities are crediting her with helping to save her mother’s life.
A San Bernardino school official has been arrested on suspicion of possession of child pornography. 42-year-old Perry Wiseman, the assistant superintendent of San Bernardino City School, was picked up Friday night on both possessing and distributing child pornography.
The teenage boy who led police on a pursuit through the North Hollywood area in a utility truck reported stolen and crashed into a North Hollywood apartment building had been reported missing earlier inSouth Los Angeles, authorities said.