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  • Drone surprises jetliner pilot at LAX; owner sought in investigation

    A drone spotted earlier this month by a Canadian jetliner pilot near Los Angeles International Airport has become the subject of an investigation. On Aug. 4, Los Angeles police said, the personal drone was spotted by the jetliner pilot as the remote-...
  • Woman wounded in third southeast L.A. drive-by shooting of the night

    Woman wounded in third southeast L.A. drive-by shooting of the night
    A woman was shot in the back in Thursday night's third drive-by shooting in southeast Los Angeles, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 7:10 p.m. in the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood, about an hour after two gang-related drive-by shootings...
  • Is shooting an unarmed person ever justified?

    To the editor: I strongly disagree with Police Protective League President Tyler Izen on the shooting death of Ezell Ford by Los Angeles Police Department officers. ("No to military equipment for cops, yes to cameras in patrol cars," Letters, Aug. 19)...
  • Police suspect gang rivalry in two Watts shootings 20 minutes apart

    Two men were wounded, one critically, in drive-by shootings that took place 20 minutes apart Thursday in Watts, authorities said.  The first shooting occurred near 108th Street and Gorman Avenue about 5:40 p.m., said Sgt. Scott Stevens of the Los...
  • Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy arrested in Internet child porn case

    Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy arrested in Internet child porn case
    A former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was arrested on suspicion of distributing child pornography, authorities said Wednesday night. Lorne Reed, 32, was taken into custody after authorities with a multiagency task force served a search warrant...
  • Don't challenge a cop during a stop

    A teenager is fatally shot by a police officer; the police are accused of being bloodthirsty, trigger-happy murderers; riots erupt. This, we are led to believe, is the way of things in America. It is also a terrible calumny; cops are not murderers. No...
  • Montrose purse snatchings catch residents off guard

    July 25 was supposed to be a typical day for one 82-year-old woman shopping in Montrose. She parked her car in the 2400 block of Honolulu Avenue. She put her keys in her pocket. Then, she felt her shoulder jerk along with her purse. "I can still feel...
  • L.A. settles police shooting case for $5 million

    L.A. settles police shooting case for $5 million
    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...
  • $5-million LAPD payout: 'They shot my son in cold blood,' dad says

    $5-million LAPD payout: 'They shot my son in cold blood,' dad says
    A proposed $5-million payout to the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live TV is the largest settlement the city has made in a fatal police shooting case in at least a decade. The settlement approved Wednesday by the Los Angeles City...
  • Family of Corvette driver killed on live TV gets $5 million from L.A.

    Family of Corvette driver killed on live TV gets $5 million from L.A.
    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5 million settlement with the family of a National Guard veteran who officers fatally shot at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown Los Angeles. The settlement comes in the case of Brian...
  • Watch: Leaders discuss what L.A. can learn from Ferguson

    Watch: Leaders discuss what L.A. can learn from Ferguson
    We had an unusual gathering at the L.A. Times this afternoon, as County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and City Councilman Bernard C. Parks, not the best of friends, joined journalist Erin Aubry Kaplan, USC professor Jody David Armour and me to talk...