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  • L.A. County Sheriff's Department overstated violent crimes, audit finds

    L.A. County Sheriff's Department overstated violent crimes, audit finds
    An initial review of crime statistics at the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released Thursday found that the agency tends to overstate violent crime. An audit of 240 assaults from six sheriff’s stations found that department personnel...
  • 1955 L.A. smog siege

     
    Sep. 13, 1955: Hot weather and low inversion layer leads to highest recorded ozone level in Los Angeles history....
  • Family of missing woman offers reward

    The family of a 45-year-old Sunland woman who was last seen in La Crescenta in early June is offering a $5,000 reward for information that leads to her being found. Kimberly Blum was last seen around 4 p.m. on June 5 in the 2000 block of Cinco Casitas...
  • Jane Doe No. 52: 4 years later, body on conveyor belt still a mystery

    Jane Doe No. 52: 4 years later, body on conveyor belt still a mystery
    Four years after the body of Jane Doe No. 52 was found on a conveyor belt at a recycling center in Chinatown, Los Angeles Police Det. Brian Putman stood outside a public works building late Wednesday afternoon and addressed a crowd of officers and...
  • Skid row sweep finds many homeless with medical, psychiatric needs

    Skid row sweep finds many homeless with medical, psychiatric needs
    A joint city-county sweep of skid row last month to provide sanitation and social services identified more than 100 homeless people in need of immediate medical and mental health care, officials said Wednesday. Eighty homeless people received medical...
  • LAPD and ACLU disagree about whether Daniele Watts had to show her ID

    You’d really hate to think that the latest Los Angeles Police Department controversy turns on whether a pair of adult lovers were or were not having sex in their car in broad daylight. I’m pretty sure that people who decide to get down in a...
  • LAPD officer shoots man in Boyle Heights

    LAPD officer shoots man in Boyle Heights
    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the officer-involved shooting of a man in Boyle Heights on Wednesday. About 5:30 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a man with a gun at Marengo and North State Street,  Officer Drake Madison said....
  • Amazon is a rising star in Hollywood

    Amazon is a rising star in Hollywood
    Det. Harry Bosch walks down the drab, gray corridor of the Hollywood division of the Los Angeles Police Department. He passes two suspects cuffed to the custody bench, including a drunk Santa Claus, and nods to the resident shoe shine guy before...
  • Wild police chase in South L.A. ends with two in custody

    Wild police chase in South L.A. ends with two in custody
    A man and a woman inside a stolen van were taken into custody Wednesday night after a wild police chase in South L.A. The pursuit ended about 9:10 p.m. after a police cruiser struck the vehicle, forcing it to lose control and stop. Officers attempted to...
  • Court upholds civil verdict against LAPD for withholding evidence

    Court upholds civil verdict against LAPD for withholding evidence
    A federal appeals court upheld a civil jury award against two former Los Angeles police detectives  Wednesday for concealing evidence that they had arrested and jailed -- for 27 months -- an innocent man. The three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • Walking the dog without a leash? You could soon be fined $100 or more

    Walking the dog without a leash? You could soon be fined $100 or more
    If you walk your dog without a leash in Los Angeles, you could soon be slapped with a $100 fine -- or more if it happens again. That's because the Los Angeles City Council adopted a new system Tuesday that allows police officers to issue citations for...