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  • After violence, USC tries to soothe anxious parents in China

    After violence, USC tries to soothe anxious parents in China
    In the wake of this summer’s slaying of a Chinese USC graduate student near campus, dozens of Chinese parents who have children at the school packed a hotel conference room in Beijing this week seeking answers about university security as the...
  • Family of Corvette driver killed on live TV gets $5 million from L.A.

    Family of Corvette driver killed on live TV gets $5 million from L.A.
    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a $5 million settlement with the family of a National Guard veteran who officers fatally shot at the end of a wild pursuit last year in downtown Los Angeles. The settlement comes in the case of Brian...
  • Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man

    Amid protests, LAPD explains fatal shooting of South L.A. man
    Los Angeles police on Wednesday defended an officer-involved shooting that left a 25-year-old man dead, saying he tackled one of two officers, forcing him to use a backup gun. The account differs from what family members of the man, Ezell Ford, told ...
  • Drone surprises jetliner pilot at LAX; owner sought in investigation

    A drone spotted earlier this month by a Canadian jetliner pilot near Los Angeles International Airport has become the subject of an investigation. On Aug. 4, Los Angeles police said, the personal drone was spotted by the jetliner pilot as the remote-...
  • Woman wounded in third southeast L.A. drive-by shooting of the night

    Woman wounded in third southeast L.A. drive-by shooting of the night
    A woman was shot in the back in Thursday night's third drive-by shooting in southeast Los Angeles, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 7:10 p.m. in the Broadway-Manchester neighborhood, about an hour after two gang-related drive-by shootings...
  • Watch: Leaders discuss what L.A. can learn from Ferguson

    Watch: Leaders discuss what L.A. can learn from Ferguson
    We had an unusual gathering at the L.A. Times this afternoon, as County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas and City Councilman Bernard C. Parks, not the best of friends, joined journalist Erin Aubry Kaplan, USC professor Jody David Armour and me to talk...
  • Is shooting an unarmed person ever justified?

    To the editor: I strongly disagree with Police Protective League President Tyler Izen on the shooting death of Ezell Ford by Los Angeles Police Department officers. ("No to military equipment for cops, yes to cameras in patrol cars," Letters, Aug. 19)...
  • Don't challenge a cop during a stop

    Don't challenge a cop during a stop
    A teenager is fatally shot by a police officer; the police are accused of being bloodthirsty, trigger-happy murderers; riots erupt. This, we are led to believe, is the way of things in America. It is also a terrible calumny; cops are not murderers. No...
  • LAPD chief faces tense crowd over shooting of mentally ill man

    LAPD chief faces tense crowd over shooting of mentally ill man
    The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers' fatal shooting of a mentally ill man. Pictures of Ezell Ford dotted the...
  • Beck meets with residents, activists about Ezell Ford shooting

    Beck meets with residents, activists about Ezell Ford shooting
    The atmosphere in a South Los Angeles church was at times tense Tuesday night as residents and activists peppered Los Angeles police officials with questions about two officers’ fatal shooting of a mentally ill man. Pictures of Ezell Ford dotted...
  • Ferguson's police force can learn from LAPD

    Ferguson's police force can learn from LAPD
    The ongoing violence in Ferguson, Mo., is dismaying and — for those who have been in Los Angeles a long time — painfully familiar. As this city long ago learned, when the public loses trust in its police, many people suffer. In Ferguson, a...
  • Police suspect gang rivalry in two Watts shootings 20 minutes apart

    Two men were wounded, one critically, in drive-by shootings that took place 20 minutes apart Thursday in Watts, authorities said.  The first shooting occurred near 108th Street and Gorman Avenue about 5:40 p.m., said Sgt. Scott Stevens of the Los...