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  • Why police pursuits can have such ugly endings

    Why police pursuits can have such ugly endings
    An incident caught on video Thursday in which San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies beat an unarmed suspect marks the latest case of questionable law enforcement tactics at the end of a pursuit. Even since the beating of Rodney King by Los Angeles...
  • Violent crime up 26% in Los Angeles, LAPD chief says

    Violent crime up 26% in Los Angeles, LAPD chief says
    Violent crime is up 26% and property crimes 11% in Los Angeles this year, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday. Overall, serious crime has climbed 14% in 2015 compared to the same period last year, Beck told the police commission. He said crime levels...
  • Beck: LAPD to review 'number of issues' in ex-Mexican Mafia leader event

    Beck: LAPD to review 'number of issues' in ex-Mexican Mafia leader event
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that internal affairs investigators would look at a "number of issues" involving a meeting the LAPD arranged between business executives and a former shot-caller for the Mexican Mafia. Beck initiated...
  • First African American woman to become LAPD lieutenant dead at 83

    First African American woman to become LAPD lieutenant dead at 83
    Marion Hellenkamp, the first black woman to reach the rank of lieutenant with the Los Angeles Police Department, has died, police officials announced Monday. She was 83. On Dec. 11, 1961, Hellenkamp, then 30, became an officer with the department....
  • San Bernardino sheriff's beating video: Use-of-force experts weigh in

    San Bernardino sheriff's beating video: Use-of-force experts weigh in
    Several experts say a video showing San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies beating a man after a pursuit is hard to defend. The video captured Thursday by a KNBC-TV news helicopter shows as many as 11 deputies kicking Francis Pusok, 30, about...
  • Successful SWAT maneuver brings 2-hour car chase to peaceful end

    Successful SWAT maneuver brings 2-hour car chase to peaceful end
    Two hours after a man stole a taxi and led police on a chase across Inglewood and South Los Angeles, a team of heavily armed LAPD SWAT officers brought the incident to an uneventful end. During the chase, the armed man, driving a stolen Toyota Prius...
  • Man shot in Playa Vista, dies in Del Rey neighborhood; police investigate

    Man shot in Playa Vista, dies in Del Rey neighborhood; police investigate
    A man was shot in Playa Vista on Monday night but fled the scene in his truck, crashing into a few cars before dying more than a mile a way in the Del Rey neighborhood. The shooting was reported about 8:20 p.m. near Centinela Avenue and Jefferson...
  • LAPD chief: South Carolina officer rightly arrested for 'criminal act'

    LAPD chief: South Carolina officer rightly arrested for 'criminal act'
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck said a South Carolina officer seen on cellphone video fatally shooting an unarmed man who was running away committed a criminal act and was rightly arrested. Beck said Thursday that, while he had seen only the video...
  • Police search skid row for newborn baby after woman found bleeding

    Police search skid row for newborn baby after woman found bleeding
    Police were searching for a newborn baby in downtown Los Angeles’ skid row neighborhood Friday morning after they found a bloodied woman who doctors said had given birth. It was unclear when the woman gave birth, but police said the pressure was...
  • 2 dead in Boyle Heights, including suspect shot by police

    2 dead in Boyle Heights, including suspect shot by police
    Police continued their investigation Thursday into shootings that left two men dead, one of whom was believed to be a suspect and was killed by police. Hours after the deadly shootings, investigators were still trying to gather information about how the...
  • Teen mistakenly shot by LAPD officer seeks $20 million

    Teen mistakenly shot by LAPD officer seeks $20 million
    An attorney representing a 15-year-old boy who was mistakenly shot and injured by a Los Angeles police officer earlier this year announced Wednesday that he has filed a $20-million claim against the city on behalf of his client. Jamar Nicholson, 15, and...