| 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.”
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 4:58 PM
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'...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:16 PM
A memo to the newsroom from Times Editor Davan Maharaj:
As we embark on a new year, I want to take a moment to review the exceptional work you produced in 2013, and offer my heartfelt thanks for it.
We started the year with two ambitious goals: to...
| Dec 7, 2013
The bullet-riddled bodies of a young Irvine couple were found on a parking garage roof, and nobody had heard a sound. The next day, an auto shop worker found a police uniform in a garbage bin 100 miles away. It led to a terrifying discovery. Christopher...