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  • L.A. may soon crack down on unlicensed park vendors

    L.A. may soon crack down on unlicensed park vendors
    Los Angeles leaders could soon impose tight restrictions on vending in city parks and beaches, reviving a highly controversial issue that divides police, community residents and immigration advocates. People hawking ice cream, holding yoga classes or...
  • Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents

    Garcetti aide is face of city's outreach to foreign-born residents
    Gustavo Hernandez sat with his family in a large auditorium in the downtown Central Library, a pen and pad in his lap. He had come for a free workshop, organized by the office of Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, to reapply for a federal program that...
  • Joseph McNamara dies at 79; progressive San Jose police chief

    Joseph McNamara, the former San Jose police chief whose outspoken criticism of the war on drugs, the gun lobby and Daryl Gates gave him a national profile as a progressive leader in law enforcement, died Friday at his home in Carmel. He was 79. The...
  • Officer in controversial stop defends actions to Police Commission

    Officer in controversial stop defends actions to Police Commission
    A Los Angeles police sergeant who was involved in the controversial detention of a “Django Unchained” actress earlier this month told the LAPD’s civilian overseers Tuesday that the department’s disciplinary system was deeply flawed...
  • FBI joins search for missing CSUN student from Saudi Arabia

    FBI joins search for missing CSUN student from Saudi Arabia
    A Cal State Northridge student from Saudi Arabia who disappeared in Riverside County last month remains missing, and the FBI is now assisting in the investigation, authorities said on Friday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, an electrical engineering...
  • Man fatally shot at Koreatown bus stop identified

    Man fatally shot at Koreatown bus stop identified
    A man shot and killed at a bus stop in Koreatown early Sunday morning has been identified as Bryan Martinez Rubio, 28, authorities said. The Los Angeles County coroner's office, which released his identity, said his city of residence was unknown....
  • Search continues for driver who fatally struck woman in South L.A.

    Search continues for driver who fatally struck woman in South L.A.
    Los Angeles County coroners' officials on Sunday identified a woman killed last week by a hit-and-run driver in South Los Angeles.  The victim was identified as Diane Dupree, 56, of Los Angeles. The fatal accident occurred about 9:40 p.m. Friday...
  • Pit bull mix slashed and stabbed in South Los Angeles

    Pit bull mix slashed and stabbed in South Los Angeles
    A Los Angeles Police animal cruelty task force is looking for a person who hit a dog with a shovel and then slashed its face and head several times. The attack was reported early Saturday near the intersection of 10th Street and Florence Avenue,...
  • $50,000 reward offered in shooting death of transgender woman

    $50,000 reward offered in shooting death of transgender woman
    Officials on Friday announced a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in the early-morning killing of a transgender woman during what police said was a street robbery gone bad. Authorities are also looking for a possible witness who was...
  • Victor Blackwell arrested on suspicion of domestic violence

    Victor Blackwell arrested on suspicion of domestic violence
    Former USC football player Victor Blackwell was arrested Wednesday night on suspicion of domestic violence. Campus public safety officers responded to a call from the University Gateway Apartments at 6:21 p.m., according to a report on the incident....
  • LAPD deployed 'ghost cars' to meet staffing standards, report finds

    LAPD deployed 'ghost cars' to meet staffing standards, report finds
    Los Angeles police deliberately falsified records to make it appear that officers were patrolling city streets when they were not, an investigation by the LAPD's independent watchdog has found. The deception occurred in at least five of the department's...