| 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 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 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 8, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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...
| 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.”
| May 14, 2014
| 10:21 PM
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...
| 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...
| May 5, 2014
| 4:12 PM
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....