Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:43 am
A woman who was run over by an SUV driven by a lifeguard at Venice Beach filed a negligence lawsuit Monday against the County of Los Angeles.
Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:23 am
The two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking -- leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries -- are negotiating plea deals with prosecutors to resolve federal weapons charges that could add 10 years to their current prison sentences, attorneys said Monday.
Posted Nov. 18, 2014, 9:16 am
The parent company and owner of a Santa Monica restaurant have pleaded guilty to federal charges stemming from serving meat from the endangered Sei whale to undercover investigators in 2009 and 2010.
Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 12:38 pm
The mother of a man who died from injuries suffered when his motor scooter collided with a Santa Monica police cruiser is suing the city for wrongful death.
Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:23 am
Tawnis Ponies has struck back at protestors who spent five months campaigning to oust the business from Santa Monica Farmers Markets on Main Street, by hitting them with a defamation lawsuit.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:51 am
A jury found a 22-year-old gang member guilty Wednesday of murdering of two teens at a Venice park in 2011, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.
Posted Nov. 13, 2014, 8:20 am
A "Django Unchained'' actress who made headlines when she was handcuffed and briefly detained along a Studio City street is scheduled to be arraigned today along with her boyfriend for allegedly having sex in public.
Posted Nov. 11, 2014, 9:01 am
Pop star Justin Bieber, who pleaded no contest to misdemeanor vandalism for throwing eggs at a neighbor's Calabasas home, has been sticking to his two-year probation agreement, his attorney told a Van Nuys judge on Monday.
Posted Nov. 6, 2014, 7:53 am
A Los Angeles man convicted of murdering an 80-year-old woman inside her home in Venice nearly four decades ago, when he was a teenager, was sentenced today to a potential life prison term.
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.