| May 5, 2014
| 9:56 PM
As the manhunt for Christopher Dorner unfolded across Southern California last year, efforts to catch the killer were marred by poor communication and collaboration among police departments, an independent report concluded.
On Monday, the Police...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 PM
A Twitter backlash against New York City police has spread to the West Coast with people posting critical comments and photos of the Los Angeles Police Department.
The New York Police Department was hit with a barrage of negative publicity after...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:38 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5-million settlement with the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live television in a barrage of gunfire at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown L.A.
The proposed payout...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:09 PM
Should Charlie Beck be reappointed? Yes. But that answer would be expected from someone the chief has called his partner in police reform for 12 years.
Here is why the rest of you should also want Chief Beck reappointed.
We've all read the recent...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
At the beginning of the year, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck would be reappointed for a second five-year term. He's led the department during a remarkable period of safety and stability. Crime has...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Only about 89% of the $1-million reward offered during the search for former Los Angeles Police Officer Christopher Dorner has been distributed — and nothing more will be given, a Los Angeles city official said Wednesday.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The Corona man who claimed an important role as a call-in witness during the chaotic manhunt for Christopher Dorner in 2013, eventually claiming some reward money for his effort, has died of cancer.
Lee McDaniel, 50, died Tuesday following a battle with...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Univision's flagship KMEX-TV leads the list of stations vying for the 66th annual Los Angeles area Emmy Awards.
KMEX landed 20 noms, including bids for hard news reporting (for reporter Antonio Valverde), investigative reporting (for reporter Leon...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 7:30 PM
The Times' Editorial Awards for 2013, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored both accountability journalism and what Editor Davan Maharaj called “the ever-growing types of journalism we produce in this Digital Age.”
| Sep 15, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Fourteen law enforcement officers, including three involved in a deadly shootout with cop killer Christopher Dorner last year, were honored by California Gov. Jerry Brown and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris on Monday.
Speaking at a ceremony in the...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:48 PM
Los Angeles police Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger sat with increasing unease at a church in South Los Angeles as residents rose one at a time to berate his department.
The meeting had been called to reassure locals about the way the LAPD and other...