The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday formally approved a $32 million settlement of a lawsuit filed by relatives of a 10-year-old Lancaster boy who died in 2018 after allegedly being subjected to extensive torture by his mother and her boyfriend.
The family members of Ronald Cates, a man accused of killing his friend in Orlando in 1992, came forward to law enforcement to help solve the Orange County cold case, investigators announced during a news conference held Wednesday – exactly 30 years to the date of the crime.
From 1970 through 1973, Elmer Wayne Henley helped lure 28 teenage boys to a Pasadena home belonging to Dean Corll, also known as The Candy Man. He's serving 6 life sentences, but is being considered for compassionate release.
An Orange County mother shared her heartbreaking story exclusively with FOX 11’s Laura Diaz about losing her daughter, Samantha Runnion, during what became known as the “Summer of Abduction.” After Samantha’s horrific murder, the Amber Alert was instituted in California.
The story of "Baby Holly" has made national headlines and there's a strong Arizona connection to the case. The murder of the child's parents remains unsolved and authorities say a cult could be linked to the crimes.
The findings of an independent investigation of Riverside County’s social services in regards to the Turpin siblings conclude, “all too often the social services system failed them.”
Jodi Huisentruit was abducted right before she was set to report to work to anchor the morning newscast in 1995.
The first public glimpse of a confession Brian Laundrie left in a notebook in the Florida swamp where he killed himself last year reveals his final words.
A case has gone cold after an Altadena boy was gunned down in 2016. Now, his grandmother has made it her life’s mission to bring her grandson’s killer to justice and a $50,000 reward is currently being offered in the investigation.
Gabby Petito's mother filed a new wrongful death lawsuit Friday against Brian Laundrie's estate, seeing damages of $30,000. The new lawsuit comes after Petito's parents sued Chris and Roberta Laundrie, claiming they knew their son killed Gabby.
A judge on Wednesday moved the Kristin Smart murder trial nearly 150 miles after ruling last month that her accused killer couldn’t get a fair trial in San Luis Obispo County.
On this day in 1984, the serial killer known as the Night Stalker, who terrorized Southern California in the mid-1980s, began his killing spree.
Romance novelist Nancy Crampton-Brophy, author of "How to Murder Your Husband," is accused of murdering her husband.
Parole commissioners decided 70-year-old Frederick Woods was no longer a danger to the public after previous panels had denied him parole 17 times.
Investigators with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office released an updated forensic rendering of a Jane Doe who died in 1983, with hopes the new image may lead officials to identify the woman and possibly generate new leads on her homicide.
The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office announced during a press conference on March 15 that the remains of "Little Miss Nobody" have been identified as Sharon Gallegos.
More than four decades have passed since the schoolchildren and the bus driver, Edward Ray, were abducted and buried alive for 16 hours. Three young men planned the kidnap of students, ages 5 to 14, along with their bus driver, for a ransom demand of $5 million.
Nearly two decades after being sentenced to die, Scott Peterson was resentenced Wednesday to life in prison for the 2002 slayings of his pregnant wife and unborn son that gripped the world then and since.
Auburn student Kyle Clinkscales and his car disappeared while driving back to his college from LaGrange. Over 45 years later, investigators believe they've found his car and body.
The group says that prior to his death, Poste had given away weapons and bullets that could provide key evidence in the case.