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  • Reappoint Chief Beck? Yes

    Reappoint Chief Beck? Yes
    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...
  • $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward

    $886,000 is all that will be paid out of $1-million Dorner reward
    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. Vicki Curry,...
  • One of several key witnesses who spotted Dorner during manhunt dies

    One of several key witnesses who spotted Dorner during manhunt dies
    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...
  • Univision's KMEX Leads L.A. Area Emmy Nominations

    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...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards

    Winners of the L.A. Times' 2013 Editorial Awards
    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.” “This age...
  • Charlie Beck wants 5 more years as LAPD chief. So how is his department doing?

    Charlie Beck wants 5 more years as LAPD chief. So how is his department doing?
    Hearings begin this week on whether Charlie Beck should be reappointed as Los Angeles police chief for a second five-year term. The public will have an opportunity during community meetings over the next month to ask questions and raise concerns about his...
  • Report raises doubts about ambush of 2 LAPD officers

    Report raises doubts about ambush of 2 LAPD officers
    The attack on the police officers was as perplexing as it was brazen. Before dawn one morning last June, a Los Angeles police detective and his partner were returning to their station on Venice Boulevard. As they waited for a security gate to slide...
  • Dorner report: Police failed to communicate during manhunt

    Dorner report: Police failed to communicate during manhunt
    Although police largely performed admirably as they hunted for Christopher Dorner, poor communication, competing interests and a chaotic, undisciplined response to the wanted man's final stand highlighted serious problems, an independent report concluded....
  • Poor communication, collaboration marred Dorner manhunt, report says

    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...
  • 33 cops killed by gunfire in 2013, the lowest number since 1887

    In 2013, some of the year's biggest headlines involved cop killers. There was MIT Police Officer Sean Collier, who authorities said was shot and killed by the Tsarnaev brothers after the Boston Marathon bombings in April. There was Christopher Dorner'...
  • Dorner manhunt: No charges against Torrance cop who shot at pickup

    Dorner manhunt: No charges against Torrance cop who shot at pickup
    A Torrance police officer who mistakenly shot at a man during the massive manhunt for ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said Wednesday. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office declined to...