The Los Angeles County jails are run by the sheriff, but the Mexican Mafia wields the power in the underworld behind bars.
A woman who tried to snatch two young children in Glendale within a 25-minute period was found Wednesday to have been insane at the time of the kidnap attempts.
One of three men accused of offering cash and cigarettes to homeless people in exchange for voting form forgeries -- has already pleaded guilty to violating the state elections code, prosecutors said Thursday.
A plaque honoring the late actress Carrie Fisher, famed for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" film franchise, was officially installed in cement in the TCL Chinese Theatre forecourt Thursday.
NFL players and league personnel will be required to "stand and show respect for the flag" and the national anthem if they are on the field, according to a statement from the league's commissioner on Wednesday....
A former California Highway Patrol officer has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for embezzling money from a CHP employee club.