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  • Daniele Watts speaks up on why she didn't cooperate with LAPD

    Daniele Watts speaks up on why she didn't cooperate with LAPD
    Some experiences stay with us. When I was 16, my father was driving me home from a school play when we saw flashing lights. We hadn't been speeding. I remember my father asking the police officer what was wrong. The officer ignored his question and...
  • Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in hit-and-run, police say

    Authorities are continuing to search for a motorist who hit and killed a 40-year-old man in a wheelchair in Arleta on Friday night before fleeing the scene.  Manuel Dejesus Segovia Gonzalez of Pacoima was crossing Terra Bella Street just east of...
  • Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns

    Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns
    Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents. The Los Angeles County...
  • Reality TV show's filming equipment draws bomb squad at LAX

    Reality TV show's filming equipment draws bomb squad at LAX
    A bag of filming equipment for a reality TV show delayed a flight out of Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday when police were called about luggage with suspicious wires hanging out of it. Airport authorities received a call about the bag...
  • Deasy's impatience threatens to overshadow LAUSD achievements

    Deasy's impatience threatens to overshadow LAUSD achievements
    There's a storm cloud gathering over Los Angeles politics these days, and the man at its center is schools Supt. John Deasy. In office since 2010, Deasy has fenced with his bosses, the seven-member school board, almost from the get-go. Lately, however,...
  • L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise

    L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise
    Los Angeles Fire Capt. Daniel Costa liked to go all out on the racquetball court at the LAX fire station. A fellow firefighter described him as a "very competitive" player who "likes to win." Costa seemed in fine form after five spirited games in the...
  • L.A. wants court to revive law allowing motel guest registry searches

    L.A. wants court to revive law allowing motel guest registry searches
    Los Angeles city attorneys are asking the Supreme Court to revive a local ordinance that gave police the authority to inspect guest-registration records of motels and hotels, arguing the surprise checks are needed to deter prostitutes and drug dealers and...
  • Police searching for gunman following fatal shooting in East Hollywood

    A 38-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning in East Hollywood when he and another man were confronted by a gunman, authorities said. Fire and police officials responded to the scene following the shooting about 3 a.m. near the intersection of...
  • CSUN student from Saudi Arabia who disappeared Sept. 18 remains missing

    CSUN student from Saudi Arabia who disappeared Sept. 18 remains missing
    A CSUN student from Saudi Arabia who disappeared in Riverside County on Sept. 18 remains missing, Los Angeles police said Saturday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, a full-time electrical engineering student at Cal State Northridge, was last seen about...
  • 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...
  • LAPD sergeant's daughter gets prison for concealing fatal hit-and-run

    LAPD sergeant's daughter gets prison for concealing fatal hit-and-run
    A Los Angeles police sergeant's daughter was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday for trying to cover up a hit-and-run collision that killed a cyclist in Gardena. Vanessa Marie Yanez's sentencing comes more than a month after she pleaded no contest...