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  • Suspect charged with assault on officer who was dragged in SUV

    Suspect charged with assault on officer who was dragged in SUV
    An LAPD narcotics officer was dragged while holding onto the steering wheel of an SUV in a dramatic confrontation in Granada Hills last week. The officer was hanging out the driver's side door as the vehicle reached speeds of up to 45 mph, police say.  ...
  • Search called off for gunman in South L.A.

    Search called off for gunman in South L.A.
    Los Angeles police have called off a search in South L.A. for two people, one of them a gunman who they say pointed his weapon at officers. Police dogs and SWAT officers searched a four-block area in South L.A. for hours Wednesday morning but were...
  • Man shot in foot during confrontation with officers in Vermont Square

    Man shot in foot during confrontation with officers in Vermont Square
    A man was shot in the foot late Tuesday during a confrontation with LAPD officers in Vermont Square. Officers from LAPD's 77th Station approached a disruptive, gun-wielding man about 10:45 p.m. at 54th Street and Budlong Avenue, Officer Jack Richter...
  • LAPD on alert after surge in violence: 4 days, 16 shootings

    LAPD on alert after surge in violence: 4 days, 16 shootings
    The Los Angeles Police Department is on a modified tactical alert after a spate of violence -- at least 16 shootings in four days -- that left several people injured, including a 13-year-old girl. LAPD officers will remain in uniform and "continue their...
  • LAPD deploys extra officers to South L.A. in wake of homicide surge

    LAPD deploys extra officers to South L.A. in wake of homicide surge
    With historic lows in killings as a backdrop, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday ordered dozens of extra officers be deployed to South L.A. neighborhoods that saw surges in shootings and homicides beginning last weekend and spilling into the...
  • Chalk outlines drawn on sidewalk: Scary threat or marketing campaign?

    Chalk outlines drawn on sidewalk: Scary threat or marketing campaign?
    A series of body outlines painted and scrawled in chalk on the sidewalk on Fairfax Avenue in Beverly Grove grabbed the attention of residents and triggered a police investigation Tuesday afternoon. The LAPD’s Wilshire Division began...
  • Man who led police on wild rush hour chase is a 'maniac,' police say

    Man who led police on wild rush hour chase is a 'maniac,' police say
    In the land of high-speed chases, it was a menacing ride. An armed man careened down traffic-clogged freeways during Monday's evening commute, bobbing and weaving across southeast Los Angeles County, often against traffic. He collided with at least...
  • LAPD officer strikes and kills pedestrian with bomb squad vehicle

    LAPD officer strikes and kills pedestrian with bomb squad vehicle
    A Los Angeles Police Department officer driving a bomb squad vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian early Monday in a Del Rey neighborhood, authorities said. Sgt. Barry Montgomery told reporters an on-duty officer was driving the vehicle just after...
  • LAPD's Chief Beck has bigger problems than Waze

    LAPD's Chief Beck has bigger problems than Waze
    So much for the police-spotting peril of Waze, the navigation app that LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said puts his officers at risk by letting drivers know where they are. On my four-mile drive this week from The Times' downtown office to Echo Park, I got...
  • Prominent L.A. minister apologizes for sermon comparing cops to the Klan

    Prominent L.A. minister apologizes for sermon comparing cops to the Klan
    The top pastor of one of Los Angeles' most prominent churches has apologized for a sermon in which he compared police shootings to Ku Klux Klan lynchings. Pastor J. Edgar Boyd of the First AME Church ignited the controversy during a Jan. 18 sermon....
  • Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration

    Recent police shootings add significance to L.A. King day celebration
    Tens of thousands of people lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard in South Los Angeles on Monday for the 30th annual Kingdom Day Parade, celebrating the life of the legendary civil rights leader while dancing to the beat of marching bands and...