| Feb 25, 2015
| 10:20 PM
The Orange County man whose German shepherd chewed off his own leg after being tied up outside for a week has been charged with animal abuse and faces up to one year in jail if convicted, prosecutors said.
Samer Samir Ibrahim, 23, is scheduled to be...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 7:24 PM
A San Diego man was sentenced Tuesday for biting off another man's fingertip during a fight at a Beyoncé-Jay Z concert at the Rose Bowl last year.
Roberto Alcaraz Garnica, 25, pleaded no contest to one count of mayhem and was sentenced to three years&...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:31 PM
To borrow a speculative construct from pacifists about the fate of war should soldiers refuse to fight them, what would happen to lethal injections if pharmaceutical firms simply stopped selling execution drugs to prisons?
We may find out. One of the U....
| Feb 14, 2015
| 7:21 PM
Several hundred people marched through the streets of Pasco, Wash., on Saturday to protest the fatal police shooting of a 35-year-old Mexican national, a slaying that the president of Mexico denounced as “regrettable and outrageous.”...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 11:38 AM
Officials in Ferguson, Mo., were meeting Tuesday with Justice Department representatives to discuss their investigation of the police department connected to the shooting last summer of Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, by a white police...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 11:16 PM
Los Angeles police were searching Tuesday night for five suspects in connection with a triple shooting in Reseda.
About 9:10 p.m., police received reports that three people were wounded by gunfire at Reseda Boulevard and Valerio Street, LAPD Officer...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 10:44 PM
A former Orange County choir director who disappeared on the eve of his 2007 trial on charges of sexually abusing a teenage boy has been detained in the United Kingdom, authorities said late Tuesday.
Roger Alan Giese, 39, is in custody and awaiting...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 5:38 PM
Catherine Sutton’s body has never been found, but on Monday, a Riverside County jury agreed that her grandson killed her.
After deliberating for two hours, the jury convicted Kyle Roger McLean, 23, of first-degree murder. He faces 32 years to life...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 7:56 PM
Police in Simi Valley arrested a man on suspicion of molesting an underage family member for years.
David William Turner, 50, was arrested Thursday on suspicion of sodomizing, orally copulating and performing lewd acts on a child under the age of 14,...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:35 PM
Well, here’s some good news out of Pennsylvania: Gov. Tom Wolf has declared a moratorium on executions pending completion of a state task force report on the effectiveness of the death penalty and “because the capital punishment system has...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 10:33 PM
Solemnity marked a peace and prayer vigil held Wednesday night on USC’s campus, one day after three Muslim students in North Carolina were shot and killed inside their apartment.
Outside the university’s religious center, the crowd of...