Mexican megachurch leader returns to court in sex abuse case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The leader of Mexican megachurch La Luz del Mundo is scheduled to return court Friday in a child rape and human trafficking case. Naasón Joaquín García and his co-...

Attorney: Man killed at Costco was mentally ill, off meds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man fatally shot in a Southern California Costco store was mentally ill and off his medication when he pushed or slapped an off-duty police officer who opened fire and killed the ...

LAPD investigates officer's actions in Costco shooting

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is gathering evidence and video footage in an administrative investigation into an off-duty officer who shot and killed a man authorities say attac...

Officer claims retaliation for urging warnings on shootings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A lieutenant with the nation's largest sheriff's department claims his supervisors retaliated against him for trying to warn the public before a killing in a popular state park outs...

Mexican church leader's lawyers fault prosecutor's remarks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New lawyers for the leader of a Mexico-based megachurch charged with human trafficking and child rape say remarks by California's attorney general may have tainted a potential jury....

Schools turn to technology to reduce toll during shootings

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Efforts to combat the intractable problem of school shootings are starting to shift from preventing the violence to reducing the number of victims through technology that speeds up ...