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  • Man who led police on wild rush hour chase is a 'maniac,' police say

    Man who led police on wild rush hour chase is a 'maniac,' police say
    In the land of high-speed chases, it was a menacing ride. An armed man careened down traffic-clogged freeways during Monday's evening commute, bobbing and weaving across southeast Los Angeles County, often against traffic. He collided with at least...
  • LAPD officer strikes and kills pedestrian with bomb squad vehicle

    LAPD officer strikes and kills pedestrian with bomb squad vehicle
    A Los Angeles Police Department officer driving a bomb squad vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian early Monday in a Del Rey neighborhood, authorities said. Sgt. Barry Montgomery told reporters an on-duty officer was driving the vehicle just after...
  • LAPD's Chief Beck has bigger problems than Waze

    LAPD's Chief Beck has bigger problems than Waze
    So much for the police-spotting peril of Waze, the navigation app that LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said puts his officers at risk by letting drivers know where they are. On my four-mile drive this week from The Times' downtown office to Echo Park, I got...
  • Prominent L.A. minister apologizes for sermon comparing cops to the Klan

    Prominent L.A. minister apologizes for sermon comparing cops to the Klan
    The top pastor of one of Los Angeles' most prominent churches has apologized for a sermon in which he compared police shootings to Ku Klux Klan lynchings. Pastor J. Edgar Boyd of the First AME Church ignited the controversy during a Jan. 18 sermon....
  • South L.A. is up for revival, but how depends on next Council member

    South L.A. is up for revival, but how depends on next Council member
    Sales clerk Nicole Daniels leans over the glass countertop at A-1 Wireless and ticks off what the four candidates competing to replace retiring City Councilman Bernard C. Parks should focus on. Children in her South Los Angeles neighborhood need more...
  • Stan Chambers dies at 91; newsman had six-decade career at KTLA

    Stan Chambers dies at 91; newsman had six-decade career at KTLA
    When the story broke that a little girl was trapped in a well in San Marino, thousands of Angelenos snapped on their television sets. They kept them on for the next 27 hours. The year was 1949 — decades before live coverage of car chases, hostage...
  • Unarmed 15-year-old mistakenly shot by LAPD officer wants apology

    Unarmed 15-year-old mistakenly shot by LAPD officer wants apology
    A Los Angeles police shooting of a teenager this week has once again stoked law enforcement concerns about realistic-looking toy weapons, which have been part of fatal police clashes around the country and prompted calls for legislative action in...
  • Teen's mistaken shooting shows real danger of toy guns, LAPD says

    Teen's mistaken shooting shows real danger of toy guns, LAPD says
    The walk to school often took Jamar Nicholson and his friends through an alley off Florence Avenue in South Los Angeles. The teenagers' laughter had become a familiar sound during morning routines, neighbors said. Tuesday began no differently. Jamar...
  • Teen shot in back by LAPD: Don't just blame toy gun makers, activists says

    Teen shot in back by LAPD: Don't just blame toy gun makers, activists says
    Standing in the alley where a Los Angeles police officer shot at a group of teenagers -- wounding one in the back -- six local civil rights activists on Friday called on the LAPD to review its policy and training procedures on replica weapons. Tuesday's...
  • Los Angeles officer who saw replica gun shoots teen in back

    A Los Angeles police officer shot and wounded a 15-year-old boy in the back after spotting him in an alley standing near someone holding what appeared to be a gun, authorities said Thursday. "What the officer thought was a weapon turned out to be a...
  • Two former models accuse Bill Cosby of drugging them

    Two former models accuse Bill Cosby of drugging them
    Two former models on Thursday became the latest to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct.  Flanked by their attorney Gloria Allred, Lise-Lotte Lublin and Linda Brown told reporters that they were young models at the time Cosby is accused of...