| Jul 24, 2012
| 11:42 AM
David A. Garcia, the man accused of killing Burbank Police Officer Matthew Pavelka in November 2003, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and other charges Tuesday.
Garcia, 28, was immediately sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2011
| 7:40 AM
SAN FRANCISCO (KTLA) -- Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum donated $25,000 Thursday to the fund for the Giants' fan that was brutally beaten at the Dodgers' home opener in Los Angeles.
The reward for the suspects who attacked Stow now stands at $175,000, after...
| 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...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Final votes were being cast Friday in a faculty referendum on the leadership of UC Davis Chancellor Linda P. B. Katehi, who has faced criticism about the Nov. 18 pepper spraying of peaceful student demonstrators by campus police. UC Davis......
| 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...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Judge temporarily blocks report on UC Davis pepper spray incident...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Expected legal action by a police union has postponed the Tuesday release of a much-anticipated investigative report about the use of pepper spray on student demonstrators by UC Davis campus police, officials announced Monday. The police union said it...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:35 PM
The last defendant in the hate-crime killing of 14-year-old Cheryl Green was sentenced Wednesday to 238 years to life in prison....