California

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck recommended on Monday that criminal charges should be filed against an officer who shot a homeless man in the back and killed him last year, reports the Los Angeles Times.

A Bay Area state worker has been charged with a hate crime after she threw coffee on a Muslim man during a prayer service.

The FBI announced Wednesday that the San Bernardino shooters did not openly post on social media about jihad, but did have conversations about martyrdom using "private direct messages."

The FBI is viewing a fire that took place at a mosque in Coachella, California as an intentional act, The Los Angeles Times reports. Officials announced the news late Friday after the lobby of Islamic Society of the Coachella Valley mosque was set on fire earlier that day. The fire happened around 12 p.m., 15 minutes after […]

A California woman displayed her disdain towards a group of praying Muslims by hurling insults in their direction and even threw coffee at one of them.

Daniel Andrew, the officer who was seen punching a mentally ill woman on a California highway in July 2014, will not face charges for the incident. According to The LA Times, prosecutors declined to press criminal charges after reviewing video and witness statements from the incident. Officials summarized Andrew, a California Highway Patrol officer, was […]

Over 400 miles from where the San Bernardino shooting took place yesterday, a group of police officers fatally shot a man, an incident bystanders partially caught on camera.

SAN BERNARDINO, CA (RNN) – The San Bernardino Fire Department said Wednesday it had units responding to reports of a shooting involving 20 victims. Public information officers for the fire department posted the information to Twitter at 11:14 a.m. PT. The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department tweeted city police confirmed an active shooter, with one to three suspects and […]

Police in San Bernardino, California responded to reports that 20 people were shot at a social services office Wednesday afternoon.

The family of Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after complications from sleep apnea surgery, shared an update about her status on Thursday.

As part of her Reach Higher initiative, FLOTUS is launching a new website that will provide resources for high school students who want to further their education. The site, BetterMakeRoom.org, will feature information about SAT and ACT tests, financial aid, and assistance with filling out college applications.

California governor Jerry Brown has signed legislation for a new law designed to guard people of color against racial profiling at the hands of police…