| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:40 PM
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...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:35 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...