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  • 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...
  • Reward payouts rare in homicide cases, but potential keeps offers coming

    Reward payouts rare in homicide cases, but potential keeps offers coming
    How effective are the rewards offered in homicide cases? Payouts are rare, but detectives say they still believe in them, and politicians continue to approve them. In the LAPD's latest reward announcement, $50,000 was offered Thursday for information in...
  • LAPD officer shoots, injures teen after seeing a replica gun

    LAPD officer shoots, injures teen after seeing a replica gun
    The Los Angeles Police Department said Wednesday that an officer shot and injured a 15-year-old in the back after spotting him in an alley next to someone who appeared to be aiming a handgun. The weapon turned out to be a replica firearm, said police...
  • Miley Cyrus home burglar pleads no contest, faces 2 years in prison

    A 22-year-old man has pleaded no contest to breaking into pop star Miley Cyrus’ home in Toluca Lake and stealing a large amount of belongings, prosecutors said. Rusty Edward Sellner of Newbury Park made the plea to one felony count of first-degree...
  • Suspect charged with assault on officer who was dragged in SUV

    Suspect charged with assault on officer who was dragged in SUV
    An LAPD narcotics officer was dragged while holding onto the steering wheel of an SUV in a dramatic confrontation in Granada Hills last week. The officer was hanging out the driver's side door as the vehicle reached speeds of up to 45 mph, police say.  ...
  • Search called off for gunman in South L.A.

    Search called off for gunman in South L.A.
    Los Angeles police have called off a search in South L.A. for two people, one of them a gunman who they say pointed his weapon at officers. Police dogs and SWAT officers searched a four-block area in South L.A. for hours Wednesday morning but were...
  • Man shot in foot during confrontation with officers in Vermont Square

    Man shot in foot during confrontation with officers in Vermont Square
    A man was shot in the foot late Tuesday during a confrontation with LAPD officers in Vermont Square. Officers from LAPD's 77th Station approached a disruptive, gun-wielding man about 10:45 p.m. at 54th Street and Budlong Avenue, Officer Jack Richter...
  • Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration

    Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration
    Tens of thousands of people lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Monday for the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the life of the legendary civil rights leader while dancing to the beat of marching bands and...
  • Officer who fatally shot Ezell Ford had arrested him 6 years earlier

    Officer who fatally shot Ezell Ford had arrested him 6 years earlier
    One of two Los Angeles police officers who fatally shot a mentally ill man in South L.A. last year had arrested him for marijuana possession six years earlier, according to a police report obtained by The Times. The document shows that LAPD Officer...