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  • Justin Bieber cellphone incident prompts LAPD response to restaurant

    Los Angeles police responded to a Hollywood restaurant Monday night after someone used a cellphone to shoot video footage of Justin Bieber. Officers went to Dave & Buster's restaurant after a report that someone from Bieber's security team may have...
  • Alleged 'serial killer' acted alone in series of shootings, LAPD says

    Alleged 'serial killer' acted alone in series of shootings, LAPD says
    The Los Angeles Police Department continued Wednesday to investigate links between a Sylmar man and a series of shootings that left four people dead and several others wounded. Calling him a  "serial killer," authorities on Tuesday charged  Alexander...
  • Gunmen in 3 random killings 'a major public threat,' LAPD says

    Gunmen in 3 random killings 'a major public threat,' LAPD says
    Los Angeles police said late Sunday afternoon they were searching for two suspects they believe are responsible for a series of seemingly random early-morning shootings that left three people dead and four wounded in the northeast San Fernando Valley....
  • Man arrested after allegedly firing at LAPD officers during chase

    Man arrested after allegedly firing at LAPD officers during chase
    A man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly fired two shots at Los Angeles police officers, prompting a roughly eight-hour search in San Pedro, officials said. The LAPD officers had been trying to stop the man, whose name hasn't been released, about...
  • 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 ...
  • LAPD arrests 'person of interest' in 3 Valley slayings

    LAPD arrests 'person of interest' in 3 Valley slayings
    Los Angeles police have arrested a "person of interest" as they probe a series of seemingly random early-morning shootings that left three people dead and four wounded in the northeast San Fernando Valley. LAPD Sgt. Frank Preciado confirmed SWAT...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...