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.
Mass murderer Charles Manson plans to marry a 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton, who left her Midwestern home to spend the past nine years trying to exonerate him.
The City of Modesto has knocked what was once one of the highest crime rates in California to its lowest level in years, despite having fewer cops on patrol. The city credits its predictive policing program, a system that helps tell officers where the next crime is likely to happen based on prior activity.
Investigators say Charles “Chase” Merritt was responsible for the 2010 abduction and murder of Joseph McStay, his wife, and their two young children.
State officials say that violent and property crimes dropped significantly across California last year.