| Feb 11, 2013
| 8:43 PM
New details in federal court records provide clues as to why authorities developed "probable cause" that a former police officer wanted in a deadly shooting rampage may have fled to Mexico as a massive manhunt was gearing up to catch him....
| Oct 15, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Drivers who want to know if the city of L.A. owes them a parking ticket refund can search for their names on an online database....
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:23 PM
L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 election ballot....
| Jan 17, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The Baltimore Police Department is planning to hire an outside consultant to develop a "three- to five-year strategic plan" to help streamline the agency and improve crime fighting, city documents show.
The consultant group that is awarded the contract...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 2:36 PM
When Public Safety Director Troy Riggs arrived in Indianapolis in late October he had no idea of the fiscal swamp of red ink left behind by his predecessor.
“I knew it was going to be difficult here. I was not aware of the level or the difficulty...
| May 8, 2013
| 3:43 PM
OAKLAND — The chief of the embattled Oakland Police Department abruptly announced a medical retirement Wednesday, hours before a team of consultants — among them former Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton — was scheduled to lay...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Anthony W. Batts has made his first personnel move as Baltimore police commissioner, hiring a communications consultant who has worked for police departments in the United States and Canada to serve as his chief of staff.
Judy Pal, a native of Canada...
| Nov 23, 2011
The team Mayor Rahm Emanuel assembled to host the G-8 and NATO summits here in May knows there are important unsettled questions about costs, security and other logistics, but decisions on such key issues have been held up by a gathering 4,000 miles...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 8:59 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Major League Baseball is alleging that Dodgers owner Frank McCourt 'looted' $189 million dollars from the Dodgers and used the money for personal expenses.
It's the first time the league has specified an amount, according to the Los...
| Apr 8, 2012
To think deeply and compassionately about South Los Angeles as we approach the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots is to inhabit a middle ground between optimism and bleak defeat.
A lot of good is going on in the inner city. But the last two decades...
| Apr 4, 2011
Los Angeles' mayoral election is still nearly two years away, but the field of candidates already is taking shape. And the race is certain to present voters with starkly different choices about who should run Los Angeles next. More contenders...