| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:24 AM
More NBA players joined ongoing nationwide protests against police violence on Tuesday night, as dozens of demonstrators again briefly blocked a California freeway.
Renewed protests erupted last week after a grand jury decided not to charge a white...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 10:02 AM
Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Los Angeles police arrested 183 protesters overnight Tuesday -- a much larger number than in other major cities in the nation on the second night of protests over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown shooting case.
Los Angeles Police...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A hatchet-wielding attacker charged a group of New York City police officers posing for a photograph on Thursday, wounded two, one critically, before the assailant was shot dead, police said.
The officers were on foot patrol when they were asked by a...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The hatchet-wielding man who wounded two New York City police officers, one of them critically, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam who is believed to have acted alone in what law enforcement officials on Friday called a terrorist attack.
| Oct 3, 2014
| 6:10 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, Los Angeles is on course to end the year with an increase in violent crime, police statistics show.
The city's overall violent crime total is up 7.6% so far this year compared with the same time in 2013,...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:49 PM
HARTFORD — Connecticut State Police will increase their presence at Metro-North and Amtrak rail lines along with Bradley International Airport, but it is not in response to a specific credible threat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 10:58 AM
NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday the metropolitan area remains under threat of terrorist attack, and that commuters will see an increased security presence in the city and at transit points as a result.
Cuomo and New Jersey Gov....
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Sixty New York City police officers will wear body cameras as part of a pilot program in the wake of a federal lawsuit challenging the department's controversial stop-and-frisk tactics and the recent death of Eric Garner during an arrest, city officials...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Acknowledging that law enforcement alone had failed to end homelessness on skid row, officials launched a city-county initiative Tuesday to bring social services and enhanced cleanups to the 50-block downtown Los Angeles district.
"The seriousness of...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:09 PM
Baltimore athletic apparel company Under Armour Inc. has added some more muscle to its brand, hiring the former head of the Baltimore Police Department as its first chief security officer.
Former commissioner Frederick H. Bealefeld III, who retired from...