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  • 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...
  • LAPD investigates officers' conduct in detention of actress

    LAPD investigates officers' conduct in detention of actress
    Los Angeles police officials said Sunday they were investigating the conduct of officers after accusations by an actress who says they questioned and handcuffed her last week after she kissed her companion in public. Video posted on social media shows...
  • 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...
  • LAPD sergeant defends role in handcuffing 'Django Unchained' actress

    A Los Angeles police sergeant Monday defended his role in handcuffing and detaining an actress who alleged she was mistreated because of her race, saying he responded to a routine call that escalated when the woman refused to identify herself. The...
  • 'Django Unchained' Actress Says She Was Accosted By Police After Mistaken for Prostitute

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts says she was accosted by police and handcuffed on Thursday in Los Angeles after being mistaken for a prostitute. Watts, who played house slave "CoCo" in "Django" and is Martin Lawrence'...
  • Keep the LAPD drone-free, downtown protesters demand

    Keep the LAPD drone-free, downtown protesters demand
    An anti-police drone coalition demonstrated outside Los Angeles City Hall on Monday and criticized legislation they said would help clear the way for law enforcement to use the unmanned aerial devices. Members of Stop LAPD Spying Coalition said Assembly...
  • LAPD investigates complaint from detained 'Django' actress

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Police Department is conducting an internal investigation after "Django Unchained" actress Daniele Watts accused officers of violating her rights when they handcuffed and detained her while responding to a report of...