| May 18, 2013
| 6:00 PM
OAKLAND — It was a quiet evening by this city's standards, and still the police emergency lines were lighting up.
As screams rang out behind her, a caller said her neighbor was being beaten. A woman reported that a front door down the street had...
| Nov 8, 2012
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 23, 2013
After a grueling nine-hour meeting, the Oakland City Council early Wednesday approved a host of measures aimed at reversing a deadly rise in crime, including a consulting contract with former Los Angeles police chief William Bratton. It was Bratton’...
| Feb 11, 2013
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 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 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...
| 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...
| May 7, 2011
| 9:34 AM
NEWARK, N.J.—If Garry McCarthy had a honeymoon as Newark's top cop it ended violently on a single day in July 2009.
On July 20 of that year, eight people were shot in two separate incidents, including a drive-by shooting that indiscriminately...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 7:38 PM
The Newport Beach Police Department now has a deputy chief, the first in its history.
David McGill, a 49-year-old veteran lieutenant of the Los Angeles Police Department and a Newport Beach native, was introduced to an overflow crowd in City Council...
| 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 10, 2012
| 3:29 PM
A more than quarter million dollar study by a Washington, D.C., consulting firm with connections to Public Safety Director Frank Straub found IMPD patrols aren't reaching their full potential when it comes to fighting crime in the streets.