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  • Police searching for autistic L.A. teen missing for two days

    Police searching for autistic L.A. teen missing for two days
    Los Angeles Police are searching for an autistic teenager who ran away from his Green Meadows home on Sunday morning, authorities said. Adam Jordan, 18, was last seen fleeing his family's home in the 9300 block of South Avalon Boulevard about 10:30 a.m....
  • Have police departments gone too far with SWAT units?

    At the end of the 1960s, the Los Angeles Police Department decided it needed a better way to handle situations, such as confrontations with barricaded gunmen or hostage takers, that presented a high risk of deadly violence. So it created Special Weapons...
  • Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her

    Seattle woman says drone seemed to be spying on her
    A Seattle woman claimed an unmanned drone seemed to be acting like a peeping Tom outside her window Sunday, and now police are wondering if the drone's pilots broke any laws.  The woman noticed an unmanned aerial drone floating outside her downtown...
  • As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security

    As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security
    Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene. Angry at the intrusion, they knocked it down using a T-...
  • LAPD officer pleads not guilty in prescription drug sales case

    A Los Angeles police officer pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges he offered to sell prescription drugs to an undercover detective. Randolph Agard, 40, was charged Friday with one count of sale or transportation for sale of a controlled substance and...
  • Ugly vestiges of 'the old LAPD'

    Ugly vestiges of 'the old LAPD'
    It's not a good sign when the detective you choose to train other cops uses his class to make crude sexual jokes about a female colleague and yuks it up about shooting a fellow officer to death. The detective, Frank Lyga of the LAPD's gang and narcotics...
  • LAPD officers arrest 20-year-old man after standoff in South L.A.

    LAPD officers arrest 20-year-old man after standoff in South L.A.
    A 20-year-old man was arrested by police Thursday in South Los Angeles after threatening a woman with a gun and then barricading himself inside an apartment. The barricade situation happened on Avalon Boulevard near East 108th Street. The man's...
  • Suspects in fatal gang-related shooting crash into pole near LAX

    Suspects in fatal gang-related shooting crash into pole near LAX
    Three men suspected of being involved in a fatal gang-related shooting crashed their minivan into a light pole near Los Angeles International Airport early Friday during a police pursuit, authorities said. The incident began shortly before 2 a.m.,...
  • DNA links inmate to 1980 homicide of Silver Lake woman, LAPD says

    More than three decades after a woman was sexually assaulted, beaten and stabbed to death in a Silver Lake apartment, Los Angeles police cold case detectives Friday said they have arrested the man responsible. Harold Anthony Parkinson was taken into...
  • LAPD probes racial remarks attributed to detective

    Los Angeles police officials are investigating allegations that a veteran detective made racially charged comments about shooting black men and disparaged several superiors with vulgar insults during a training lecture given to other officers. Frank...
  • Two men shot at Vermont Square liquor store; gunman at large

    Two men shot at Vermont Square liquor store; gunman at large
    Two men were shot early Thursday at a Vermont Square liquor store, authorities said. A suspect shot one man in the leg about 1:20 a.m. following a verbal dispute at the store in the 4400 block of South Figueroa Street, a Los Angeles Police Department...
  • Sandra Bullock stalking suspect faces new charges over 'arsenal'

    A man charged with stalking Sandra Bullock after an arrest earlier this month at her home pleaded not guilty Wednesday to additional weapons charges brought after what authorities called an "arsenal of weapons" was found during a police search of his...