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  • L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension

    L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension
    Voicing their frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers have rejected a proposed one-year contract extension that avoided raises for most workers. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union that...
  • L.A. girls school launches inquiry into reports of teacher misconduct

    Officials at Marlborough School, a private all-girls high school in Hancock Park, said Sunday that they contacted the Los Angeles Police Department last week after a former student reported inappropriate conduct by a male teacher. The incident, which...
  • Man wades into ocean to avoid LAPD arrest in Pacific Palisades

    Man wades into ocean to avoid LAPD arrest in Pacific Palisades
    A man who waded into the ocean off Will Rogers State Beach on Friday was eventually apprehended after Los Angeles police officers also got into the water and pulled him to shore with the help of lifeguards. The man, who was not immediately identified,...
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  • L.A. sheriff's candidate McDonnell jumps into oversight debate

    L.A. sheriff's candidate McDonnell jumps into oversight debate
    Jim McDonnell, the front-runner to become the next Los Angeles County sheriff, expressed strong support Thursday for a civilian oversight commission as well as "full access" to internal records for the Sheriff Department's inspector general. McDonnell...
  • Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case

    Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case
    Bryan Stow may never fully comprehend the nearly $18 million awarded him Wednesday by a Los Angeles jury. Over the last six weeks, the brain-injured 45-year-old often forgot why his parents were absent from their Capitola, Calif., home and asked when...
  • Water main breaks in Koreatown; some traffic lanes closed

    Water main breaks in Koreatown; some traffic lanes closed
    A 30-inch water main broke Thursday afternoon in Koreatown, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power announced. The break, at 6th Street and Vermont Avenue, has caused lane closures: Two northbound lanes of Vermont are shut, as all eastbound...
  • Police seek man who pulled down pants, underwear of five women

    Police seek man who pulled down pants, underwear of five women
    Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man who they say ran up to five women and pulled down their pants and underwear. Detectives on Thursday released a sketch of the man, who victims described as "someone who blends into the neighborhood...
  • Number of aggravated assaults in L.A. rose during first half of 2014

    Number of aggravated assaults in L.A. rose during first half of 2014
    Led by an increase in aggravated assaults, violent crime in Los Angeles rose during the first half of 2014, marking the first such increase in more than a decade. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced the mid-year statistics Wednesday, saying his department...
  • Charlie Beck's prolific pen: A look back at the LAPD chief's letters

    Charlie Beck's prolific pen: A look back at the LAPD chief's letters
    Since taking the helm of the Los Angeles Police Department, Charlie Beck has been one of the more prolific letter-writing chiefs. The Times has published five of his often lengthy letters since he became chief in 2009, and — as one would expect...
  • Death of N.Y. man sparks closer look at police use of chokeholds

    The death of a New York City man who was allegedly placed in a chokehold by a police officer last week has reignited discussions about an arrest tactic that has been outlawed in most police departments and linked to dozens of in-custody deaths. The case...