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  • LAPD and ACLU disagree about whether Daniele Watts had to show her ID

    You’d really hate to think that the latest Los Angeles Police Department controversy turns on whether a pair of adult lovers were or were not having sex in their car in broad daylight. I’m pretty sure that people who decide to get down in a...
  • LAPD officer shoots man in Boyle Heights

    LAPD officer shoots man in Boyle Heights
    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating the officer-involved shooting of a man in Boyle Heights on Wednesday. About 5:30 p.m., police responded to a 911 call of a man with a gun at Marengo and North State Street,  Officer Drake Madison said....
  • Amazon is a rising star in Hollywood

    Amazon is a rising star in Hollywood
    Det. Harry Bosch walks down the drab, gray corridor of the Hollywood division of the Los Angeles Police Department. He passes two suspects cuffed to the custody bench, including a drunk Santa Claus, and nods to the resident shoe shine guy before...
  • Wild police chase in South L.A. ends with two in custody

    Wild police chase in South L.A. ends with two in custody
    A man and a woman inside a stolen van were taken into custody Wednesday night after a wild police chase in South L.A. The pursuit ended about 9:10 p.m. after a police cruiser struck the vehicle, forcing it to lose control and stop. Officers attempted to...
  • Court upholds civil verdict against LAPD for withholding evidence

    Court upholds civil verdict against LAPD for withholding evidence
    A federal appeals court upheld a civil jury award against two former Los Angeles police detectives  Wednesday for concealing evidence that they had arrested and jailed -- for 27 months -- an innocent man. The three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • Walking the dog without a leash? You could soon be fined $100 or more

    Walking the dog without a leash? You could soon be fined $100 or more
    If you walk your dog without a leash in Los Angeles, you could soon be slapped with a $100 fine -- or more if it happens again. That's because the Los Angeles City Council adopted a new system Tuesday that allows police officers to issue citations for...
  • Daniele Watts: LAPD chief says officers acted 'well within' authority

    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck expressed support Tuesday for the way a sergeant and two officers acted last week when they detained and handcuffed an actress. Beck cautioned that he had not made a final decision about the matter but said he...
  • Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

    Between now and the holidays, publishers will push out a significant chunk of the books they publish for the entire year. And I do mean significant everything from "Revival," a scary Hawthornesque novel by horrormeister Stephen King, to a slim book called...
  • Man shot after allegedly breaking into house

    Man shot after allegedly breaking into house
    A Glendale man was shot and injured while allegedly robbing a home in Van Nuys on Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Around 11 p.m., Grachia Nalbanyan, 25, gained entry into a residence in the 6200 block of Matilija Avenue,...
  • Los Angeles police try to reassure public on newly acquired drones

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two hand-me-down miniature helicopter drones given away for free by Seattle after a political uproar there are now under lock and key in Los Angeles, where a police commission vows to keep the aircraft grounded until it approves...
  • Ezell Ford's family plans to sue LAPD over his fatal shooting

    Ezell Ford's family plans to sue LAPD over his fatal shooting
    A lawyer representing the family of a mentally ill man who was shot and killed by two Los Angeles police officers in South L.A. last month said he plans to file a wrongful-death lawsuit against the LAPD. Attorney Steven Lerman said he plans to release...
  • Daniele Watts, LAPD encounter raises question: When must you show ID?

    In the aftermath of the uproar over "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts' detainment by Los Angeles police officers, questions have been raised about what rights an individual has when approached by law enforcement.  After police arrived on the...