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  • Wreath laid in L.A. to honor slain New York City police officers

    Wreath laid in L.A. to honor slain New York City police officers
    Los Angeles police made common cause with their brethren in New York on Wednesday, honoring two New York City officers slain this week as well as three of their own who recently died in the line of duty. “We stand in solidarity with our brothers...
  • LAPD investigate song mocking dead black teen at ex-cop's party

    A song poking fun at the killing of black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman, performed at a retired officer's party, has prompted the Los Angeles Police Department to launch an internal investigation, its chief said on Tuesday. "Michael Brown...
  • 62-year-old woman fatally stabbed in South L.A. street robbery

    62-year-old woman fatally stabbed in South L.A. street robbery
    Police are looking for an assailant who stabbed a 62-year-old woman to death in a robbery Monday evening in South L.A. Maria Elena Rivas had just got off the bus from work, bought groceries from a nearby Ralphs supermarket in Adams-Normandie and was...
  • 818 Roundup: 'Michael Brown' lyrics create controversy at Glendale Elks; Bank robber identified

    818 Roundup: 'Michael Brown' lyrics create controversy at Glendale Elks; Bank robber identified
    Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 74 degrees and a low of 49 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. In case you missed them, here are some of the headlines from...
  • LAPD investigates Michael Brown parody at retired cop's party

    LAPD investigates Michael Brown parody at retired cop's party
    The Los Angeles Police Department has launched a preliminary investigation into a video that has emerged of a song that plays on the shooting death of Michael Brown. It was sung at a party thrown by a retired LAPD officer. Police confirmed to the Los...
  • 'Michael Brown' lyrics create controversy at Glendale Elks

    'Michael Brown' lyrics create controversy at Glendale Elks
    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating an incident in which a song performed at a private charity event organized at the Glendale Elks Lodge by a retired LAPD officer compared the unarmed black teenager shot and killed in Ferguson, Mo. to a...
  • Shooting investigation closes 134 offramps to Forest Lawn

    Shooting investigation closes 134 offramps to Forest Lawn
    The California Highway Patrol shut down the eastbound and westbound offramps to Forest Lawn Drive off State Route 134 on Tuesday afternoon as Los Angeles police investigated a shooting. LAPD Officer Drake Madison said the department got a call just...
  • Man fatally stabs his wife's boyfriend in Harbor Gateway, police say

    Man fatally stabs his wife's boyfriend in Harbor Gateway, police say
    A 29-year-old man is in police custody after he stabbed his wife and his wife's boyfriend early Monday morning, authorities said. About 2:30 a.m., Los Angeles police officers responded to a call of a child screaming in the 16000 block of South...
  • Neighborhood dispute in Arleta leaves one dead

    Neighborhood dispute in Arleta leaves one dead
    A dispute between neighbors in Arleta ended with the death of one man and the arrest of another, authorities said. The incident began about 4 a.m. Sunday near the corner of Beachy Avenue and Tonopah Street when witnesses reported a disturbance, said Lt....
  • Demonstrators march in Hollywood to protest police brutality; 5 arrested

    Demonstrators march in Hollywood to protest police brutality; 5 arrested
    Five people were arrested Friday night as dozens gathered along Hollywood Boulevard  to protest police brutality. The demonstrations began at the intersection of Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue, where exactly two weeks ago a man brandishing a...
  • 'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions

    'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions
    In a recent training session for gang officers, LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese told a class from across the county that more than half of all killings in the city are gang-related. But that term — "gang-related" — can have varying meanings....