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William Bratton

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  • LAPD's Beck: William Bratton will 'meet all the challenges' at NYPD

    LAPD's Beck: William Bratton will 'meet all the challenges' at NYPD
    Citing William Bratton's past work with L.A.'s minority communities, Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday called his former boss the "perfect person" to head the New York Police Department. Beck said he spoke to his "great friend" and...
  • Court panel appears skeptical of L.A. ban on homeless living in cars

    Court panel appears skeptical of L.A. ban on homeless living in cars
    A federal appeals court on Thursday appeared to be leaning toward striking down a Los Angeles city ban on homeless people living in their cars or recreational vehicles on public streets and in parking lots. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • Monterey Park drops plan for English signs amid community outcry

    Monterey Park drops plan for English signs amid community outcry
    The Monterey Park City Council unanimously voted against adopting an ordinance that would have required some "modern Latin lettering" on storefront signs in addition to Chinese characters. After a four-hour discussion Wednesday night with more than 40...
  • Sen. Feinstein: New York train crash shows safety goals must be met

    WASHINGTON – After New York’s deadly train derailment, Congress should hold firm to a 2015 deadline for railroads to install systems that will automatically slow down or stop trains if engineers exceed speed limits or are on a collision course...
  • LAPD chief asks for public's help in 7-year-old's 'horrific' death

    LAPD chief asks for public's help in 7-year-old's 'horrific' death
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck asked Thursday for the public's help in finding those responsible for the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy, which he called a "horrific crime." Beck said detectives have been "working around the clock" since...
  • Suspects sought in killing of Glassell Park man, wounding wife

    Suspects sought in killing of Glassell Park man, wounding wife
    Reality TV writer and director James Marcus Howe and his wife were inside their Glassell Park home when a salesman knocked on the door. It was the Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving. Within minutes, Howe was dead and his wife seriously wounded. ...
  • L.A. accuses two big banks of discriminatory mortgage lending

    Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer on Thursday filed lawsuits alleging discriminatory lending practices against Citigroup and Wells Fargo, two of the nation's largest banks. The lawsuits, filed in U.S. federal court, allege that the banks engaged in a...
  • LAPD looking for jewelry in connection with Joseph Gatto case

    LAPD looking for jewelry in connection with Joseph Gatto case
    Detectives asked for the public's help Thursday in locating jewelry that may have been taken from the home of Joseph Gatto, the artist and father of a state assemblyman found shot to death in his Silver Lake home. Detectives are still trying to...
  • Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago

    Focus turning to NATO, G-8 summits in Chicago
    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...
  • Man pleads guilty to killing Burbank police officer in 2003

    Man pleads guilty to killing Burbank police officer in 2003
    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...
  • Newport P.D. names first deputy chief

    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...