Updates on the investigation into the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 09:52 PM PDT

Graphic Images of Boy's Torture Revealed

Graphic Images of Boy's Torture Revealed

A forensic nurse testified during a grand jury hearing for the mother and her boyfriend accused of torturing and killing Gabriel Fernandez, said the wounds the boy suffered were "not normal of a little...

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

DA Wants Death Penalty for Couple Indicted in Boy's Beating Death

DA Wants Death Penalty for Couple Indicted in Boy's Beating Death

Prosecutors announced Wednesday that the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office will seek the death penalty against a Palmdale couple charged with capital murder in the beating death of the woman's...

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 08:04 PM PDT

Report Highlights State of Child Abuse

Report Highlights State of Child Abuse

Better training and communication are among some of the recommendations made at a meeting Monday on the state of child abuse in Los Angeles County.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Family members and supporters of an 8-year-old boy who died after being tortured and abused allegedly by his mother and her boyfriend while under the guidance of the county child welfare system are fighting...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:37 PM PDT

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

A Los Angeles County supervisor who oversaw the social worker involved in the case of Gabriel Fernandez, allegedly tortured and abused while under the guidance of the county child welfare system, may get his job...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:02 AM PST

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

A prominent expert has claimed there has been a lack of progress on child safety in Los Angeles County in the months following a scathing report from a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Child Protection.

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Questions Raised About Camp Safety Study

Questions Raised About Camp Safety Study

A popular Southern California childrens' camp says a new study it commissioned confirms there's no danger to kids from a radioactively and chemically contaminated former rocket and nuclear test site located next...

74-Year-Old Man Killed Crossing Downey Street

74-Year-Old Man Killed Crossing Downey Street

A 74-year-old man was killed when he was struck by a car as he crossed the street in Downey Wednesday night, Downey police said.

25-Year-Old Marine Tragically Killed in Freeway Crash

25-Year-Old Marine Tragically Killed in Freeway Crash

A 25-year-old Garden Grove marine was killed Wednesday when he crashed his car on the 57 Freeway.

Police Pursuit Ends in Beverly Hills Takedown

Police Pursuit Ends in Beverly Hills Takedown

A reckless pursuit driver leading police on a chase through Hollywood struck a tree, and ran from the SUV into a Beverly Hills neighborhood where he was taken down by police Wednesday night.

Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

Clinton Defends Against Sanders & Trump

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will now be defending her campaign from two flanks as Bernie Sanders' campaign continues and the sudden departure of Donald Trump's rivals have made him...

California Governor Signs Bill Raising Smoking Age to 21

California Governor Signs Bill Raising Smoking Age to 21

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill raising the smoking age to 21 in California. Brown had until midnight to act on six bills to restrict tobacco use in California, including one to raise the legal age to...