Crime ring targeted Spanish-speaking, non-legal immigrants in the San Diego area, who were falsely told their loved ones were in danger unless the victims paid them cash.
Southern California prosecutors alleged that Curtis Hays stole dozens of guns and sold them on the black market.
Kam Wing Chan is accused of illegally importing endangered abalone, sea cucumber and Totoaba from Mexico and exporting them to Asia.
Eric Taylor McDavid spent nine years in federal prison on charges related to alleged plans to destroy several government buildings in Northern California forests.
15-year-old boy among those charged with murder after a New Year’s Day shooting that killed a security guard at a Southern California roller rink.
Ventura County authorities say Juan Soria Hernandez poured gasoline on his wife and set her on fire.
Attorney General Kamala Harris is starting her final four years as California’s top law enforcement officer this week with a major initiative aimed at protecting children.
Nathanael Blair went to the garage to move his truck early Christmas morning and was surprised by a ski mask-wearing burglar who threw a pipe wrench at him, hitting him in the jaw and neck.
Northern California woman drove a stolen van to visit her husband, who was himself in jail on auto theft charges.
Police in Maryland have arrested a woman they say put bug spray on her husband’s heart pills after an argument.
Smoke still rises from the wreckage of a fire that destroyed an apartment complex that was under construction.