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  • LAPD skid row shooting: Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'

    LAPD skid row shooting: Once a weapon is grabbed, 'all bets are off'
    An officer-involved shooting on Los Angeles' skid row has captured nationwide attention with cellphone video that shows the incident. Three officers opened fire on a man just before noon Sunday on San Pedro Street in downtown L.A.  As the L.A. Times...
  • Suspected drunk driver runs red light, triggers Van Nuys crash, police say

    Suspected drunk driver runs red light, triggers Van Nuys crash, police say
    A 19-year-old suspected drunk driver ran a red light in Van Nuys early Tuesday and crashed into an SUV, which flipped onto its roof and landed on top of a minivan, police said. The crash occurred after midnight at Van Nuys and Victory boulevards, where ...
  • Dozens protest LAPD shooting of homeless man on skid row

    Dozens protest LAPD shooting of homeless man on skid row
    Chanting "You can't kill Africa," dozens of people on Saturday marched from Los Angeles Police Department headquarters to skid row to protest the fatal police shooting of an unarmed homeless man during a struggle with officers. Cue Jn'Marie, a skid...
  • New Ezell Ford wrongful-death suit alleges race as a motivation

     New Ezell Ford wrongful-death suit alleges race as a motivation
    The parents of a mentally ill man fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers last summer in South L.A. filed a new wrongful-death lawsuit, this time in state court. The allegations outlined in Friday's lawsuit mirror those Edsell and Tritobia Ford made...
  • Baby found after Amber Alert will be taken back to California and mom

    Baby found after Amber Alert will be taken back to California and mom
    A 1-year-old boy who was kidnapped and taken to Mexico after a violent knife attack at his mother’s house was rescued and awaiting return to the United States, Los Angeles police officials said Tuesday. The U.S. Marshals Service found Jayden...
  • Police agencies line up to learn about unconscious bias

    When law enforcement officers from around the U.S. visit the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles for training these days, they are faced with a choice between entering a door marked "prejudiced" and another marked "unprejudiced." While most officers...
  • Device with protruding wires at South L.A. courthouse: No, not a bomb

    Device with protruding wires at South L.A. courthouse: No, not a bomb
    A courthouse in South L.A. was briefly evacuated Monday morning after someone called in a bomb threat and a device with protruding wires was found, LAPD officials said. The call came in about 9:30 a.m. and warned of a bomb at the courthouse in the...
  • Man barricaded in South L.A. surrenders to police

    Man barricaded in South L.A. surrenders to police
    A man who had barricaded himself in a South L.A. home for several hours Sunday has been taken into custody, police said. The unidentified man surrendered to police about 4:20 p.m. without incident, police said. He had been barricaded in the home in...
  • LAPD uses its helicopters to stop crimes before they start

    LAPD uses its helicopters to stop crimes before they start
    They seem as common as squawking gulls, and true Angelenos may not even bother to look up when one of the LAPD's 17 helicopters rattles their windows, its spotlight searching for a car-jacked Camry or an assault suspect hiding under a jacaranda. In a...
  • Driver arrested on suspicion of DUI in deadly Highland Park collision

    A suspected drunk driver was apparently speeding through a residential street in Highland Park when he veered into the opposing lane and collided with another vehicle, killing its driver, police said.   The 24-year-old driver of the Chevy Camaro was...
  • Two arrested in break-in at medical marijuana dispensary in Mid-City

    Los Angeles police said two people were arrested early Saturday after breaking into a medical marijuana dispensary in Mid-City. The break-in occurred about 4:30 a.m. at the dispensary near the intersection of Pico Boulevard and Spaulding Avenue, said...