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  • Cellphone ruling could slow investigations, police say

    Cellphone ruling could slow investigations, police say
    The cops and deputies who patrol the streets of Los Angeles could be hampered and investigations slowed as a result of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that says law enforcement officers must obtain a warrant before searching the contents of a smartphone or...
  • Vermont Square shooting kills man, woman in parked car

    Vermont Square shooting kills man, woman in parked car
    A man and a woman were shot and killed late Tuesday as they sat inside a parked car in Vermont Square. The two were sitting inside the car in the 4800 block of South Western Avenue at about 10:55 p.m. when a light-colored sedan pulled up next to them...
  • LAPD detective pleads no contest to fondling massage parlor workers

    A 49-year-old Los Angeles police detective pleaded no contest Wednesday to assaulting three San Fernando Valley massage parlor workers while he was on duty. As a supervisor with the Los Angeles Police Commission Investigation Division, Oris Pace was...
  • Police searching for autistic L.A. teen missing for two days

    Police searching for autistic L.A. teen missing for two days
    Los Angeles Police are searching for an autistic teenager who ran away from his Green Meadows home on Sunday morning, authorities said. Adam Jordan, 18, was last seen fleeing his family's home in the 9300 block of South Avalon Boulevard about 10:30 a.m....
  • Have police departments gone too far with SWAT units?

    At the end of the 1960s, the Los Angeles Police Department decided it needed a better way to handle situations, such as confrontations with barricaded gunmen or hostage takers, that presented a high risk of deadly violence. So it created Special Weapons...
  • Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her

    Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her
    A Seattle woman claimed an unmanned drone seemed to be acting like a peeping Tom outside her window Sunday, and now police are wondering if the drone's pilots broke any laws.  The woman noticed an unmanned aerial drone floating outside her downtown...
  • As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security

    As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security
    Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene. Angry at the intrusion, they knocked it down using a T-...
  • LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood

    LGBT pride on parade in West Hollywood
    In the crowd watching the annual L.A. Pride Parade on Sunday, Raymond Sylvester could hardly keep the smile off his face. Sylvester, 74, was at the first parade in 1970, when it was so controversial that members of the Los Angeles Police Commission...
  • Man arrested for having a grenade at LAX is Stanford professor

    Man arrested for having a grenade at LAX is Stanford professor
    A man arrested for allegedly having a grenade in his carry-on luggage at LAX is a Stanford political science professor. Gary Walter Cox, 58, was arrested at Terminal 1 on Tuesday afternoon after TSA airport screeners discovered the grenade in his carry-...
  • Ugly vestiges of 'the old LAPD'

    Ugly vestiges of 'the old LAPD'
    It's not a good sign when the detective you choose to train other cops uses his class to make crude sexual jokes about a female colleague and yuks it up about shooting a fellow officer to death. The detective, Frank Lyga of the LAPD's gang and narcotics...
  • LAPD officers arrest 20-year-old man after standoff in South L.A.

    LAPD officers arrest 20-year-old man after standoff in South L.A.
    A 20-year-old man was arrested by police Thursday in South Los Angeles after threatening a woman with a gun and then barricading himself inside an apartment. The barricade situation happened on Avalon Boulevard near East 108th Street. The man's...