| 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....
| Aug 2, 2008
Lindsay Lohan said Friday that police have no business getting involved in her personal life, a day after the police chief explained that the paparazzi were no longer an issue -- in part because the 22-year-old actress had evidently "gone gay."
| Jul 10, 2009
LOS ANGELES — Detectives investigating the death of Michael Jackson are looking at his prescription drug history and trying to talk with his numerous former doctors, the Los Angeles police chief said Thursday.
Chief William Bratton told CNN that...
| Jul 11, 2009
The Los Feliz home of L.A. Police Chief William J. Bratton and his wife, Rikki Klieman, has come on the market at $1,875,000.
The one-story house, built in 1964, has four bedrooms and three bathrooms in 2,716 square feet. Described in the Multiple...
| Sep 9, 2009
More than any other modern American city, Los Angeles' history is inextricably intertwined with that of its police force. John Buntin's "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City" makes an important and wonderfully enjoyable...
| Oct 14, 2009
Update: Los Angeles Police Department Chief William Bratton and his wife, Rikki Klieman, have re-listed their residence in Los Feliz at $1,499,000.
They originally put the L-shaped house on the market in July at $1,875,000, about a month before Bratton,...
| Feb 18, 2009
Today's topic: The premise of Measure E is that Los Angeles is losing jobs and investment to other cities. How big a problem is that, and what's the root cause? City Councilman Greig Smith and mayoral candidate Walter Moore debate Measure E.
| Feb 25, 2009
1) Since Mayor Villaraigosa called for expanding the police department by at least 1,000 officers, 694 have joined the force. Considering that crime continues to be down in Los Angeles, should the hiring go forward even in the face of dramatic budget...
| Apr 3, 2009
I was disappointed to read the March 31 editorial, "LAPD’s chief and term limits," in which The Times dismisses as "cynical and corrupt" our idea to give the citizens of Los Angeles the power to directly elect their own police chief. In a city...
| Oct 24, 2009
Actress Meg Ryan,who will star opposite Timothy Hutton in the December comedy "Serious Moonlight," also seems to be getting serious about selling her Bel-Air home. She has put it back up for sale at $14.2 million -- a 27% price reduction from what she was...