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  • L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise

    L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise
    Los Angeles Fire Capt. Daniel Costa liked to go all out on the racquetball court at the LAX fire station. A fellow firefighter described him as a "very competitive" player who "likes to win." Costa seemed in fine form after five spirited games in the...
  • Deasy's impatience threatens to overshadow LAUSD achievements

    Deasy's impatience threatens to overshadow LAUSD achievements
    There's a storm cloud gathering over Los Angeles politics these days, and the man at its center is schools Supt. John Deasy. In office since 2010, Deasy has fenced with his bosses, the seven-member school board, almost from the get-go. Lately, however,...
  • L.A. wants court to revive law allowing motel guest registry searches

    L.A. wants court to revive law allowing motel guest registry searches
    Los Angeles city attorneys are asking the Supreme Court to revive a local ordinance that gave police the authority to inspect guest-registration records of motels and hotels, arguing the surprise checks are needed to deter prostitutes and drug dealers and...
  • Pedestrian in wheelchair killed in hit-and-run, police say

    Authorities are continuing to search for a motorist who hit and killed a 40-year-old man in a wheelchair in Arleta on Friday night before fleeing the scene.  Manuel Dejesus Segovia Gonzalez of Pacoima was crossing Terra Bella Street just east of...
  • Police searching for gunman following fatal shooting in East Hollywood

    A 38-year-old man was killed early Saturday morning in East Hollywood when he and another man were confronted by a gunman, authorities said. Fire and police officials responded to the scene following the shooting about 3 a.m. near the intersection of...
  • L.A. may soon crack down on unlicensed park vendors

    L.A. may soon crack down on unlicensed park vendors
    Los Angeles leaders could soon impose tight restrictions on vending in city parks and beaches, reviving a highly controversial issue that divides police, community residents and immigration advocates. People hawking ice cream, holding yoga classes or...
  • Joseph McNamara dies at 79; progressive San Jose police chief

    Joseph McNamara, the former San Jose police chief whose outspoken criticism of the war on drugs, the gun lobby and Daryl Gates gave him a national profile as a progressive leader in law enforcement, died Friday at his home in Carmel. He was 79. The...
  • Crash between two LAPD vehicles sends officer to hospital

    Crash between two LAPD vehicles sends officer to hospital
    A collision between two LAPD cars in Winnetka Tuesday evening sent one officer to the hospital, authorities said. The crash occured about 6:20 p.m. at Corbin Avenue and Chase Street, said Officer Chris No. It was unknown if any additional officers...
  • Off-duty LAPD officer found dead inside Thousand Oaks home

    Off-duty LAPD officer found dead inside Thousand Oaks home
    An off-duty LAPD officer was found dead inside a Thousand Oaks home Tuesday evening in what investigators believe was a suicide, hours after authorities were called to the home.  Tim Lohman, a detective with the Thousand Oaks Police Department, said...
  • Keanu Reeves had a second intruder; suspect found in pool, police say

    Keanu Reeves had a second intruder; suspect found in pool, police say
    Another intruder was found at actor Keanu Reeves' Hollywood Hills home in the space of a week. Three days after the "47 Ronin" actor came face to face with a woman inside his house Sept. 12, another trespassing incident took place, the Los Angeles...
  • Wanting to ask her rapist, 'Why?'

    To the editor: Thanks to her courage and the persistence of the Los Angeles Police Department, Jane Piper was finally able to confront the man who raped her many years ago and ask, "Why?" ("Victim confronts rapist in L.A. court before his sentencing,"...