Posted Oct. 31, 2014, 9:04 am
The California Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a gang member's death sentence for fatally shooting three young men 20 years ago -- who was also convicted of attempted murder in Santa Monica.
Posted Oct. 30, 2014, 1:26 pm
A residents group today filed a lawsuit against the city and county of Los Angeles, alleging public officials have allowed dangerous conditions and nuisance problems to continue in Venice by failing to enforce no-camping rules on the beach and boardwalk.
Posted Oct. 26, 2014, 12:23 pm
Some California Highway Patrol officers working in the Los Angeles office have been stealing nude pictures from cellphones taken from arrested women, according to a sworn search warrant that was reported on Saturday.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:25 am
Singer Chris Brown received a good report from a judge Thursday as he continues to serve out his probation for the 2009 beating of then-girlfriend Rihanna.
Posted Oct. 24, 2014, 7:15 am
NBCUniversal and a group of former interns have agreed to settle a class-action lawsuit contending the interns should have been paid for their work, it was reported today.
Posted Oct. 21, 2014, 9:22 am
A Los Angeles couple was ordered Monday to stand trial in the alleged hit-and-run that killed a federal judge's son in Pacific Palisades two days after Christmas.
Posted Oct. 20, 2014, 1:16 pm
The three sons of a passenger killed in a plane crash at Santa Monica Airport last year are suing the county, as well as the cities of Santa Monica and Los Angeles, alleging a hangar into which the aircraft collided was built too close to the runway.
Posted Oct. 18, 2014, 9:40 am
An actress who has appeared on the soap operas "One Life to Live'' and "Guiding Light'' pleaded no contest today to a felony assault charge stemming from a December 2013 run-in with a woman at a West Hollywood bar, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
Posted Oct. 15, 2014, 9:18 am
A lawsuit was filed against Los Angeles Unified on Tuesday on behalf of a teenage girl who alleges she was sexually abused by a former Venice High history teacher and tennis coach, including once in the school's football stadium press box.
Posted Oct. 10, 2014, 9:12 am
A 53-year-old Los Angeles woman pleaded guilty on Thursday to a federal conspiracy charge stemming from a phony check scheme that defrauded financial institutions throughout the Southland.
Posted Oct. 2, 2014, 8:45 am
The California Supreme Court refused on Wednesday to review the case against a former Winnetka resident who penned a suicide note before driving recklessly along Pacific Coast Highway, crashing his car and killing a 13-year-old Malibu girl.
Posted Oct. 1, 2014, 9:27 am
The Board of Supervisors agreed on Tuesday to set aside $20 million for diversion programs designed to treat, rather than jail, mentally ill offenders.
Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:26 am
A 35-year-old man was found guilty on Monday of killing three men in West Hollywood for a few pounds of pot.
Posted Sep. 30, 2014, 9:14 am
A judge on Monday denied a request by one of Casey Kasem's daughters for about $160,000 in attorneys' fees in connection with her initial bid to establish a conservatorship over the late radio icon.
Posted Sep. 29, 2014, 9:25 am
The parents of a young woman killed in the crash of a small plane at Santa Monica Airport a year ago today are suing the heirs of the pilot of the aircraft, the aircraft's manufacturer and three government entities.
Posted Sep. 27, 2014, 9:06 am
A Los Angeles man was charged on Friday with breaking into the home of a Venice woman, who escaped by climbing onto her roof.
Posted Sep. 24, 2014, 8:41 am
A woman beaten and raped in broad daylight in the parking lot of a Brentwood supermarket 11 years ago confronted her attacker in court on Tuesday as he was sentenced to 20 years behind bars.
Posted Sep. 23, 2014, 7:18 am
A woman beaten and raped in broad daylight in the parking lot of a Brentwood supermarket 11 years ago said she plans to question her attacker in court at his sentencing today.
Posted Sep. 11, 2014, 9:27 am
A Los Angeles man was convicted on Wednesday of murdering an 80-year-old woman who was strangled inside her home in Venice nearly four decades ago, when the defendant was a teenager.
Posted Sep. 9, 2014, 9:12 am
A Marina del Rey man was sentenced on Monday to more than three years in prison for providing sensitive information about a network used to control and communicate with military satellites to someone he believed was a foreign intelligence officer working for the People's Republic of China.
Posted Aug. 30, 2014, 9:05 am
A British gay porn star busted at Los Angeles International Airport after he was found attempting to smuggle a half-pound of crystal meth in his body pleaded guilty on Friday to a federal drug possession charge.
Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 9:07 am
A civil trial against St. John’s Hospital and Health Center continues into its second week at the Santa Monica Courthouse.
Posted Aug. 29, 2014, 9:04 am
A lawsuit filed last week on behalf of those who want Santa Monica Airport (SMO) shut down or limited in its operation was dismissed, meaning a pro-airport ballot initiative will be allowed to be presented to voters in the upcoming Nov. 4 election.
Posted Aug. 22, 2014, 12:29 pm
A Los Angeles man convicted of two 2012 armed robberies in Santa Monica was today sentenced at the LAX branch courthouse to serve 60 years in state prison.
Posted Aug. 22, 2014, 9:07 am
Opening statements were officially given this week in a trial against St. John’s Health Center at the Santa Monica Courthouse. Plaintiff Morry Waksberg, who alleges the administrators at St. John’s committed elder abuse, medical malpractice, and negligence, filed the civil trial.