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  • As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security

    As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security
    Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene. Angry at the intrusion, they knocked it down using a T-...
  • Drug lab fumes send 5 LAPD officers, suspect to hospitals

    Drug lab fumes send 5 LAPD officers, suspect to hospitals
    Five Los Angeles police officers exposed to chemical fumes from a narcotics lab in a Van Nuys apartment were recovering early Monday, Los Angeles police said. The officers responded to a radio call reporting a man screaming at 14839 W. Sherman Way...
  • Evacuated Van Nuys residents return after apparent meth lab is cleared

    Evacuated Van Nuys residents return after apparent meth lab is cleared
    Residents evacuated from about two dozen apartments overnight in Van Nuys were allowed to return Monday morning after authorities secured what they called a methamphetamine lab, where fumes sent five police officers to the hospital. The Los Angeles...
  • Venice skateboarder who claimed LAPD beat him loses case

    Venice skateboarder who claimed LAPD beat him loses case
    A Los Angeles federal jury unanimously rejected a civil rights lawsuit by a Venice skateboarder who claimed several Los Angeles police officers wrestled him to the ground, beat him and punched him in the head. Ronald Weekley Jr., a 20-year-old African...
  • Mexico World Cup fans force ramp shutdowns on 5 Freeway in Pacoima

    Mexico World Cup fans force ramp shutdowns on 5 Freeway in Pacoima
    Crowds of soccer fans celebrating Mexico's World Cup win poured onto the streets in the Pacoima area, forcing authorities to shut down offramps and onramps on the 5 Freeway and declare a citywide police alert. The crowds were facing off with officers...
  • LAPD officer pleads not guilty in prescription drug sales case

    A Los Angeles police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he offered to sell prescription drugs to an undercover detective. Randolph Agard, 40, was charged Friday with one count of sale or transportation for sale of a controlled substance and...
  • Police searching for autistic L.A. teen missing for two days

    Police searching for autistic L.A. teen missing for two days
    Los Angeles Police are searching for an autistic teenager who ran away from his Green Meadows home on Sunday morning, authorities said. Adam Jordan, 18, was last seen fleeing his family's home in the 9300 block of South Avalon Boulevard about 10:30 a.m....
  • Have police departments gone too far with SWAT units?

    At the end of the 1960s, the Los Angeles Police Department decided it needed a better way to handle situations, such as confrontations with barricaded gunmen or hostage takers, that presented a high risk of deadly violence. So it created Special Weapons...
  • Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her

    Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her
    A Seattle woman claimed an unmanned drone seemed to be acting like a peeping Tom outside her window Sunday, and now police are wondering if the drone's pilots broke any laws.  The woman noticed an unmanned aerial drone floating outside her downtown...
  • Vermont Square shooting kills man, woman in parked car

    Vermont Square shooting kills man, woman in parked car
    A man and a woman were shot and killed late Tuesday as they sat inside a parked car in Vermont Square. The two were sitting inside the car in the 4800 block of South Western Avenue at about 10:55 p.m. when a light-colored sedan pulled up next to them...
  • LAPD detective pleads no contest to fondling massage parlor workers

    A 49-year-old Los Angeles police detective pleaded no contest Wednesday to assaulting three San Fernando Valley massage parlor workers while he was on duty. As a supervisor with the Los Angeles Police Commission Investigation Division, Oris Pace was...