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  • Man shot and killed by police in Hollywood had knife, officers say

    Man shot and killed by police in Hollywood had knife, officers say
    The man shot and killed by police Friday night at a crowded intersection in Hollywood was carrying a 3- to 4-inch folding knife, authorities said. Officers opened fire at the man at Hollywood Boulevard and Highland Avenue about 7 p.m. while responding...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • L.A. fire officials: Downtown fire may have been intentionally set

    L.A. fire officials: Downtown fire may have been intentionally set
    Los Angeles fire officials said they are “inclined” to believe a fire that engulfed a massive residential development project downtown was intentionally set. But until arson investigators can enter the wreckage, it’s impossible to...
  • As tourists scatter, LAPD officers fatally shoot man outside Hollywood mall

    As tourists scatter, LAPD officers fatally shoot man outside Hollywood mall
    As shocked tourists looked on, Los Angeles Police Department officers fatally shot a man Friday night they said had a knife outside the bustling Hollywood and Highland shopping complex. Tourists and others said they scattered amid the gunfire. The...
  • LAPD to give 1,000 pairs of 'Shoes from Santa' to South L.A. children

    LAPD to give 1,000 pairs of 'Shoes from Santa' to South L.A. children
    Santa Claus will be arriving by police helicopter at the Los Angeles Police Department's 77th Street station Tuesday, joining officers to present gifts of more than 1,000 pairs of new shoes to underprivileged children in South Los Angeles. In the annual...
  • LAPD to investigate sex assault claims against Bill Cosby

     LAPD to investigate sex assault claims against Bill Cosby
    LOS ANGELES — Judy Huth, the woman who is accusing Bill Cosby of sexual assault when she was a minor, met with Los Angeles police detectives on Friday along with attorney Gloria Allred. After Allred and Huth appeared before reporters at a press...
  • After a flawed killing by cops, LAPD chief must decide what to do

    After a flawed killing by cops, LAPD chief must decide what to do
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday he must strike a difficult balance in deciding how to discipline three officers who violated department policies when they shot and killed an unarmed man after a pursuit last year. Saying he has "great...
  • Ex-cop in killing rampage last year stalked LAPD chief's father

    Ex-cop in killing rampage last year stalked LAPD chief's father
    Among the stalking targets of a disgruntled former LAPD cop who went on a murderous rampage last year was Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck's father, a department spokesman said Thursday. Christopher Dorner led authorities on a massive, 10-day...
  • A year after Joseph Gatto slaying, LAPD again asks for public's help

    A year after Joseph Gatto slaying, LAPD again asks for public's help
    A year after Joseph Gatto, a local artist and the father of a state assemblyman, was killed inside his Silver Lake home, the 78-year-old's family and LAPD officials repeated their pleas for the public's help in solving the case. Gatto, a retired teacher...
  • LAPD chief: No new witnesses in police shooting of Ezell Ford

    LAPD chief: No new witnesses in police shooting of Ezell Ford
    Despite public appeals by the city's mayor, the county district attorney and others, no new witnesses to the fatal Los Angeles police shooting of a mentally ill black man have come forward to help investigators, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday....
  • Ex-drummer for band Cake gets 15-year sentence for molesting girl, 3

    A former drummer for the rock band Cake has been sentenced to 15 years to life in state prison for molesting a 3-year-old girl during a Thanksgiving 2009 party, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Tuesday. Los Angeles County...