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  • LAPD: Officers fatally shoot man who charged at them with a knife

    LAPD: Officers fatally shoot man who charged at them with a knife
    Los Angeles police fatally shot a man Tuesday after he charged at them with a large hunting knife, authorities said. Police were called to the 3400 block of Manitou Avenue in Lincoln Heights after a woman reported that a relative had stabbed himself,...
  • Beck: Releasing video of LAPD altercation could harm criminal case

    Beck: Releasing video of LAPD altercation could harm criminal case
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday defended his decision not to publicly release a video showing an altercation involving an officer who has been charged with assault, saying doing so could jeopardize the criminal case. Beck acknowledged...
  • Retired LAPD detective pleads no contest to child porn possession

    A retired Los Angeles Police Department detective pleaded no contest Tuesday to possession of child pornography after more than 600 images were found inside his Downey home. Charles Daniel Henderson, 69, who worked for the LAPD for about two decades,...
  • 2 LAPD officers injured during altercation with suspect

    2 LAPD officers injured during altercation with suspect
    Two Los Angeles police officers were injured Monday night during a scuffle with a person in Koreatown, authorities said. Shortly after 9 p.m., a bystander flagged down the two officers on patrol near Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue to alert them...
  • LAPD officer charged with assault in videotaped beating

    LAPD officer charged with assault in videotaped beating
    Clinton Alford Jr. was lying face-down on a South Los Angeles sidewalk, his hands behind his back, when he felt the first kick. The 22-year-old admitted he didn't remember all of what happened on that October afternoon, just minutes after a police...
  • Man bites officer during arrest in Koreatown, LAPD says

    Man bites officer during arrest in Koreatown, LAPD says
    A 20-year-old man who was approached by police in Koreatown after he was reported to be following someone bit a responding officer in the arm during a struggle that also left another officer with an injured shoulder, police said Tuesday. “The...
  • Michael R. Mitchell, lawyer who fought LAPD chokehold use, dies at 73

    Michael R. Mitchell, lawyer who fought LAPD chokehold use, dies at 73
    Michael R. Mitchell, an attorney who challenged the Los Angeles Police Department's use of chokeholds and won temporary restrictions on their use, died Friday at his Los Angeles home. He was 73. He had pancreatic cancer, said his wife, Barbara Mitchell....
  • LAPD calls in the reinforcements. What could possibly go wrong?

    LAPD calls in the reinforcements. What could possibly go wrong?
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck "wants to swarm high-crime neighborhoods with more than 200 highly trained officers from the elite Metropolitan Division without undermining years of progress the department has made in building better relationships...
  • Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed

    Tennis umpire's false arrest lawsuit against LAPD is dismissed
    A U.S. District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a tennis umpire against the Los Angeles Police Department and county coroner's office alleging she was falsely arrested and wrongfully accused of bludgeoning her husband to death with a coffee...
  • 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...