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  • Judge tosses suit brought by tennis ref cleared of murder

    A judge has thrown out a lawsuit against Los Angeles police and the county coroner filed by a tennis referee who was cleared of beating her husband to death with a coffee mug. City News Service reports Friday that the district court judge ruled that 72-...
  • Volunteer Highland Park football coach held on suspicion of sex assaults

    A volunteer football coach at Franklin High School in Highland Park was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting current and former students, police said.  Jaime Jimenez, 46, was arrested Thursday. Los Angeles police detectives said they believe...
  • Deputy police commissioner of internal affairs retiring

    Deputy police commissioner of internal affairs retiring
    The Baltimore police commander in charge of handling the department's brutality allegations as lethal interactions between police and unarmed black men grew to a nationwide issue announced his resignation Wednesday. Deputy Commissioner Jerry Rodriguez...
  • Why most of the $100 million L.A. spends on homelessness goes to police

    Why most of the $100 million L.A. spends on homelessness goes to police
    A report showing that more than half the $100 million the city of Los Angeles spends each year on homelessness goes to police demonstrates that the city is focused on enforcement rather than getting people off the streets, homeless advocates said Friday....
  • LAPD arrests 14 protesters after #BlackLivesMatter demonstration

    LAPD arrests 14 protesters after #BlackLivesMatter demonstration
    More than a dozen demonstrators protesting the treatment of minorities by law enforcement were arrested Tuesday after blocking traffic during rush hour in Los Angeles. Los Angeles police arrested 13 adults and a teenager about 5:45 p.m. for refusing...
  • No arrests in deadly Palms neighborhood shootings, police say

    No arrests in deadly Palms neighborhood shootings, police say
    Police are still investigating shootings that left one man dead and four others injured after gunfire erupted Thursday in a Westside neighborhood. The deceased was identified as 27-year-old Justin Aguilar, according to the Los Angeles County coroner&...
  • Raze or rehabilitate Parker Center? City must make a decision soon.

    Raze or rehabilitate Parker Center? City must make a decision soon.
    Parker Center, the former headquarters of the Los Angeles Police Department, may be worth preserving as a local cultural-historical monument. The boxy mid-century modern edifice, named for former LAPD Chief William H. Parker, meets three out of the...
  • Use of gangster law to prosecute Atlanta educators sparks legal, moral debate

    Use of gangster law to prosecute Atlanta educators sparks legal, moral debate
    Congress passed the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly known as RICO, in 1970 out of a concern over rising mob infiltration of unions and corporations. It was aimed at jailing gangsters behind killings that were plaguing New...
  • Martin Reiser dies at 87; LAPD's first staff psychologist

    Martin Reiser dies at 87; LAPD's first staff psychologist
    Martin Reiser, the first full-time staff psychologist for the Los Angeles Police Department and a pioneer in treating troubled officers, defusing hostage situations and using hypnosis to elicit information about crimes, has died. He was 87. Reiser's...
  • Crime rise puts LAPD in a difficult position

    Crime rise puts LAPD in a difficult position
    The city's first major crime increase in more than a decade has Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck trying to maintain a delicate balance. He wants to swarm high-crime neighborhoods with more than 200 highly trained officers from the elite...
  • Father of fugitive ex-LAPD cop indicted on suspicion of lying to FBI

    Father of fugitive ex-LAPD cop indicted on suspicion of lying to FBI
    The father of a fugitive ex-LAPD officer charged with murder was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Texas on suspicion of lying to investigators, authorities said. Victor Solis, 53, is charged with making a false statement to federal agents...