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  • Long waits outside L.A. County psychiatric units stall patients, police

    Long waits outside L.A. County psychiatric units stall patients, police
    When Los Angeles police Det. Jim Hoffman arrived at the L.A. County-USC Medical Center's psychiatric emergency department on a Saturday morning in March, he found a small crowd waiting. Two police officers from the LAPD's Central Division were sitting...
  • Atty. Gen. to handle case of retired judge who police say fired on them

    Atty. Gen. to handle case of retired judge who police say fired on them
    The California attorney general’s office will decide whether to criminally charge a retired Los Angeles County judge accused of opening fire on police officers during a standoff at his home last month, a district attorney’s office...
  • One homeless voice is heard at LAPD meeting on crackdown

    One homeless voice is heard at LAPD meeting on crackdown
    They're tired of side-stepping panhandlers outside the market and letting transients sully their well-kept parks. They're worried about rising crime, fueled by jumps in home burglaries and car break-ins. That's what drew dozens of Chatsworth residents...
  • Garcetti shifts stance, won't enforce tough new homeless measures

    Garcetti shifts stance, won't enforce tough new homeless measures
    Mayor Eric Garcetti backed off controversial legislation targeting homeless encampments, saying late Tuesday he would not stop the measures from becoming law but would block enforcement until the City Council softens some provisions. Garcetti had...
  • L.A. councilman takes rare step in bid to expedite proposed gun-lock law

    L.A. councilman takes rare step in bid to expedite proposed gun-lock law
    The battle over a city proposal to require Los Angeles residents to lock up or disable their handguns at home took an unusual turn Tuesday, as a city councilman sought to force the proposed law out of a committee weighing whether to exempt some...
  • Arraignment delayed again for ex-LAPD officer charged with murder in Pomona shooting

    Arraignment delayed again for ex-LAPD officer charged with murder in Pomona shooting
    Arraignment for a former LAPD officer charged with killing a man outside a Pomona nightclub was delayed again Tuesday, to the disappointment of the victim's family. Henry Solis, 27, is charged with murder, assault with a firearm and an allegation that...
  • Stop punishing and start helping L.A.'s homeless

    Stop punishing and start helping L.A.'s homeless
    No one likes seeing sidewalk encampments. In our experience, no one likes living in them either — if they have any other real choice. In Los Angeles, there are enough shelter beds for less than one-third of homeless people, the lowest percentage...
  • Former Deputy Mayor Eileen Decker sworn in as U.S. attorney

    Former Deputy Mayor Eileen Decker sworn in as U.S. attorney
    Former Los Angeles Deputy Mayor Eileen Decker was sworn in Monday as the U.S. attorney for the Central District of California. The oath of office was administered by U.S. District Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell during a private ceremony, according to...
  • Black Lives Matter activists charged in fracas at event

    Black Lives Matter activists charged in fracas at event
    A judge denied a request by the Los Angeles city attorney's office for a protective order that would have prohibited two activists from coming within 50 feet of Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck. The activists still face misdemeanor charges...
  • Pictures in the News | June 24, 2015

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, relatives of 19-year-old shooting victim Tavin Price hold a news conference at which Los Angeles police detectives announced multiple arrests. Price was buying a soda when two men approached him and asked him his...
  • L.A. council members look to tighten gun safety measures

    L.A. council members look to tighten gun safety measures
    Los Angeles lawmakers have been mulling new rules that would require residents to lock up their handguns or disable them with a trigger lock when they are not being used. But the plan, championed by Councilman Paul Krekorian as a way to spare children...