| Sep 12, 2014
| 9:05 PM
The Los Angeles police officers union announced Friday that it had reached an impasse with city negotiators on salary talks, saying the latest contract offer submitted by Mayor Eric Garcetti is insulting.
Two and a half months since their contract...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 12:53 PM
A six-mile stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu remained closed Saturday after a utility pole snapped and dangled over the road, bring traffic to a standstill and backing up traffic on the heavily traveled road for miles in both direction.
| Sep 6, 2014
| 4:00 PM
One lane has reopened in both directions on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu after a downed power pole caused the highway to shut down for almost six hours, snarling traffic for miles, authorities said Saturday.
A utility pole snapped and dangled over...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Los Angeles city officials have reached a tentative one-year salary agreement with the police officers' union that dramatically expands cash payments for overtime while avoiding raises for most workers, according to a source familiar with the proposed...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Signaling frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers rejected a proposed one-year contract extension reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators.
Officials with the Police Protective League, the union...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Voicing their frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers have rejected a proposed one-year contract extension that avoided raises for most workers.
Officials with the Police Protective League, the union that...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A Los Angeles police officer was killed and another seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision in the Harbor City area early Saturday, the third deadly crash involving an LAPD officer in two months.
The officers were making a U-turn to follow a car...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Hundreds of uniformed police officers gathered in downtown Los Angeles early Tuesday to pay their final respects to a veteran LAPD motorcycle officer who died earlier this month after being struck by a driver suspected of being under the influence of...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:26 PM
A veteran LAPD motorcycle officer died Wednesday, several days after he was struck by an SUV driven by a woman suspected of being under the influence of cocaine.
Fellow officers and family members had been holding vigil for Chris Cortijo — a...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:00 AM
President Obama's appearance on the Funny or Die sketch series "Between Two Ferns With Zach Galifianakis" on Tuesday has become a viral sensation, with over 14 million views already. But not everyone is laughing, especially Stephen Colbert.
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:42 AM
As usual, there are lots of choices in and around Hampton Roads this week for those who want to attend poetry readings or other events.
On Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m., Poquoson’s Bill Glose and Claudia Gary from the Washington, D.C. area...