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  • After tough audit, Metro moves to strengthen transit police oversight

    After tough audit, Metro moves to strengthen transit police oversight
    Following a bruising audit that criticized the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for failing to reduce violent crime on Metro trains and buses, transportation officials Thursday proposed new regulations to tighten oversight of the lucrative policing...
  • Rash of shootings frightens South L.A.

    Rash of shootings frightens South L.A.
    The killings started early Sunday morning, with a 30-year-old man gunned down behind an apartment complex. By Monday night, four more people lay dead in a series of shootings across South Los Angeles. The violence continued Wednesday. A car-to-car...
  • LAPD honors officers for bravery

    LAPD honors officers for bravery
    Veteran Los Angeles Police Officer Don Thompson was heading to his assignment with the LAPD's bomb squad when he saw a car barrel across several lanes of the 405 Freeway, strike the center divider and burst into flames. Thompson slammed on his brakes,...
  • NYPD officers to begin wearing body cameras as part of settlement

    Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the department's controversial stop-and-frisk tactics and the recent death of Eric Garner during an arrest, city officials...
  • U.S. Justice Department to investigate Ferguson police after teen shooting

    U.S. Justice Department to investigate Ferguson police after teen shooting
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department announced on Thursday it will launch a civil investigation into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, where unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by a white policeman last month....
  • 4 men shot in South L.A.; 2 more people shot in earlier incident

    4 men shot in South L.A.; 2 more people shot in earlier incident
    Police said four people were shot Wednesday night in South Los Angeles, the second shooting incident in the area in less than five hours. The victims were shot at East 27th Street and Stanford Avenue around 9:45 p.m., the Los Angeles Police Department...
  • Man, woman wounded in South L.A. car-to-car shooting

    Man, woman wounded in South L.A. car-to-car shooting
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday night were investigating a car-to-car shooting that left a woman and a man wounded. The shooting occurred shortly before 5 p.m. at South Vermont Avenue and West Manchester Boulevard in Vermont Knolls, said LAPD Det....
  • James Hahn: An L.A. mayor to remember

     James Hahn: An L.A. mayor to remember
    In a city of big egos and bigger-than-life politicians, the accomplishments of a courageous and hardworking mayor who avoided the limelight tend to get lost. That makes it especially gratifying that the Los Angeles City Hall East building will soon be...
  • Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima

    Main Street economic renaissance planned for Pacoima
    Lizeth Perez, 33, has lived in Pacoima all her life, but the only businesses she remembers patronizing there are a Jack in the Box and a tattoo shop that's no longer open. She spends her money instead in neighboring Arleta, which boasts a CVS, or...
  • Witnesses sought in South L.A. killings over Labor Day weekend

    Witnesses sought in South L.A. killings over Labor Day weekend
    Los Angeles police detectives are looking for witnesses in five killings after a spate of shootings over the weekend in South L.A. The LAPD has deployed extra resources in the impacted neighborhoods in an effort to prevent more shootings, said Deputy...
  • Commentary: Drones can help control coyote population

    Paparazzi are utilizing aerial drones to invade the privacy of celebrities, and our state Legislature is considering legislation to address this matter. The Los Angeles Police Department has expressed an interest in possibly using aerial drones in police...