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  • L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term

    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck won a second term in office Tuesday but acknowledged he must now work to address shortcomings that have come to light in recent months. In the run-up to the vote, Beck endured a rocky evaluation process. He faced...
  • Sunset Boulevard reopens after water-main break

    Sunset Boulevard reopens after water-main break
    Sunset Boulevard reopened early Monday morning when crews finished repaving the thoroughfare after a water-main break created a massive sinkhole and flooded structures at the adjacent UCLA campus, the mayor’s office said. Mayor Eric Garcetti&...
  • Reappoint Chief Beck? Yes

    Reappoint Chief Beck? Yes
    At the beginning of the year, it seemed to be a foregone conclusion that Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck would be reappointed for a second five-year term. He's led the department during a remarkable period of safety and stability. Crime has...
  • PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection

    PETA questions elephant's abrasions, calls for federal inspection
    Three abrasions on an elephant performing at the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus in Anaheim prompted an animal welfare group on Saturday to call for a federal inspection. Delcianna Winders, a lawyer for the group People for the Ethical...
  • L.A. officials want to attach strings to DWP-linked nonprofit funds

    L.A. officials want to attach strings to DWP-linked nonprofit funds
    Los Angeles lawmakers want to hitch more than a dozen conditions to a planned $4-million payment to two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the Department of Water and Power, including giving city auditors "unfettered access" to their records and...
  • Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself

    Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself
    Did LAPD Chief Charlie Beck deserve the new five-year contract he got Tuesday morning? Yes. Did he gracefully sprint across the finish line with hands held high? No, he stumbled and staggered, with a series of dubious disciplinary moves topped off...
  • LAPD's faulty crime data

     LAPD's faulty crime data
    Over the last decade, Los Angeles has made the CompStat crime mapping system the foundation of the Police Department, with crime statistics informing decisions on where to deploy officers and how to make the city safer. The LAPD's data-driven policing has...
  • LAPD watchdog to launch broad inquiry into misclassified crime stats

    LAPD watchdog to launch broad inquiry into misclassified crime stats
    The Los Angeles Police Department's civilian watchdog said Monday he would launch a broad inquiry into the accuracy of the agency's crime statistics after a Times investigation revealed that the LAPD understated violent crime in the city. Inspector...
  • LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses

    LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses
    Once police had Nathan Hunter in handcuffs, they tended to his wife. She was covered in blood. She told the officers Hunter flew into a rage that night in February 2013 because she hadn't bought him a Valentine's Day gift. He beat and choked her...
  • Kevin James, once a political outsider, now defends City Hall turf

    Kevin James, once a political outsider, now defends City Hall turf
    Stumping for votes as a mayoral candidate last year, Kevin James forged a reputation as a City Hall outsider sharply critical of what he saw as L.A.'s bumbling bureaucracy. But now, as the head of its powerful Board of Public Works, the former...
  • Council confirms Ralph Terrazas as Los Angeles Fire Department chief

    Council confirms Ralph Terrazas as Los Angeles Fire Department chief
    The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Friday to make Ralph Terrazas the city's new fire chief, following back-to-back hearings where he laid out his plans for the battered agency. Terrazas, an assistant fire chief who was nominated to the top...