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  • Man shot and killed by police in Boyle Heights is identified

    Authorities have released the name of a 39-year-old man who was fatally shot by LAPD officers moments after he allegedly shot and killed another man in Boyle Heights. The Los Angeles County coroner identified the man as Roberto Rodriguez. The incident...
  • Court orders LAPD to turn over video said to show man's police beating

    Court orders LAPD to turn over video said to show man's police beating
    A federal magistrate ordered the Los Angeles Police Department on Monday to give an attorney video footage that she says shows her client being assaulted by an LAPD officer in South L.A. Clinton Alford, the man being struck in the video, is suing the...
  • LAPD body camera rules not ready for prime time

    LAPD body camera rules not ready for prime time
    Los Angeles police officers will begin strapping on body cameras in just a few short months, fundamentally changing the way they interact with citizens. For the better, most people agree. But if the proper rules aren't in place — if questions...
  • Videos of individual police encounters are part of a bigger picture

    A spate of videos has brought what looks like police brutality into our living rooms. Logic says these incidents are aberrations; that's what makes them news. But I'm having trouble clearing my mind of those ugly scenes — and I know I'm not alone....
  • L.A. police accused of excessive force in arrest of mentally ill man

    L.A. police accused of excessive force in arrest of mentally ill man
    Los Angeles police are investigating the August arrest of a mentally ill homeless man who was hospitalized after officers forcefully took him into custody on the Venice boardwalk, officials said. Samuel Arrington, 52, contends officers have repeatedly...
  • Van Nuys standoff ends peacefully, but not before suspect allegedly fires gun

    Van Nuys standoff ends peacefully, but not before suspect allegedly fires gun
    A standoff with an armed suspect who allegedly pointed his gun at children and fired it randomly when police arrived surrendered Friday night in Van Nuys, Los Angeles police said.  Police and SWAT officers responded to a barricade situation around 1 p....
  • Dognappers pose as LAPD officers to steal pet in Echo Park

    Dognappers pose as LAPD officers to steal pet in Echo Park
    A pair of dognappers posed as Los Angeles police officers and stole a man’s dog in Echo Park, police said Thursday. Police are now looking for the impersonators, who they fear may continue their ruse targeting dog owners. Dressed in green...
  • LAPD horse marked with silver graffiti at Venice Beach

    LAPD horse marked with silver graffiti at Venice Beach
    A Los Angeles Police Department horse was vandalized with silver graffiti this week while patrolling Venice Beach. The horse named Charly was working a crime suppression detail at Venice Beach on Tuesday when a suspect marked its hindquarters with...
  • Los Angeles police arrest man in fatal Hollywood stabbing

    Los Angeles police arrested a man Thursday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 27-year-old man the day before in Hollywood Boulevard's tourist district, authorities said. Raymond Jackson, 29, was arrested by LAPD detectives with the help of the FBI...
  • Woman wrongfully convicted of murder sues city, LAPD detective

    Woman wrongfully convicted of murder sues city, LAPD detective
    A woman exonerated last year after spending 17 years behind bars for murder announced Thursday that she had filed a lawsuit accusing an LAPD detective of hiding evidence that showed the case's lead witness was known as a pathological liar. Susan...
  • Man killed by police after waving, pointing gun on Sylmar streets

    Man killed by police after waving, pointing gun on Sylmar streets
    Police in Sylmar shot and killed man who was reportedly walking around, waving a gun and threatening people Thursday morning. Calls began coming into 911 dispatchers just before 7 a.m. about a man in the vicinity of Tyler Street and Glenoaks Boulevard...