Gardena police officers convicted of illegal gun sales

Two veteran Gardena Police Department officers were convicted of participating in a scheme in which they purchased "off-roster'' firearms not available to the general public and illegally resold the weapons for profit.

Woman charged in LA with illegally importing mercury-laden skin creams

A 30-year-old woman was arrested Tuesday on federal charges filed in Los Angeles related to skin care creams containing dangerous levels of mercury that she allegedly sold through advertisements on Facebook with promises that the illegal products could lighten skin color, remove age spots and treat acne.

DNA links man to cold case murders of 2 women

A Bakersfield man accused of killing two young women in the 1980s, including a Reseda resident whose body was found in the trunk of her car in a Burbank parking lot, made his first court appearance Monday in downtown Los Angeles.