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  • Robbery matters little in shooting death of Michael Brown, experts say

    Robbery matters little in shooting death of Michael Brown, experts say
    The fact that Michael Brown was a suspect in a strong-arm robbery that happened moments before he died should do little to quiet critics who have wondered why a Ferguson, Mo., police officer shot and killed the unarmed 18-year-old last week, law...
  • Protest planned after LAPD officer shoots, kills man during struggle

    Protest planned after LAPD officer shoots, kills man during struggle
    A protest is being planned for Sunday in front of Los Angeles police headquarters in downtown after a man was shot and killed by an officer this week in Florence. The shooting occurred about 8:20 p.m. Monday after an officer conducted "an...
  • Police commission leader says LAPD, Missouri slayings not comparable

    Police commission leader says LAPD, Missouri slayings not comparable
    The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission added to calls Thursday for the LAPD to move quickly as it works to piece together what led to this week's shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles, but he dismissed comparisons between the...
  • Community members march, demand answers in Ezell Ford's fatal shooting

    Community members march, demand answers in Ezell Ford's fatal shooting
    Dozens of community members and activists marched in South Los Angeles on Thursday night demanding answers and justice for the unarmed mentally ill man fatally shot by LAPD officers Monday in the Florence area. The crowd marched from South Broadway...
  • L.A., police union reach legal deal over salaries for new recruits

    L.A., police union reach legal deal over salaries for new recruits
    Los Angeles officials said Tuesday that they have reached an agreement to resolve a union lawsuit over the pay provided to nearly 1,000 police officers hired since 2010. The settlement with the Los Angeles Police Protective League, the rank-and-file...
  • LAPD, community leaders to meet over fatal shooting of Ezell Ford

    LAPD, community leaders to meet over fatal shooting of Ezell Ford
    Los Angeles police officials will meet with community leaders Thursday evening to discuss the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man in South Los Angeles, a death that has sparked anger, but differing accounts of what happened. Earl Ofari Hutchinson,...
  • Family of man killed by LAPD officers hires Rodney King's ex-attorney

    Family of man killed by LAPD officers hires Rodney King's ex-attorney
    The family of the mentally ill man who was fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers earlier this week has hired Rodney King’s former attorney, who said Thursday that he plans to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the department. Attorney...
  • LAPD shooting of mentally ill man stirs criticism, questions

    LAPD shooting of mentally ill man stirs criticism, questions
    The fatal shooting of a mentally ill man by Los Angeles police officers has stirred outrage in a South Los Angeles neighborhood amid differing accounts over what happened. Facing questions over the incident, the LAPD released a detailed narrative of the...
  • After LAPD officers kill mentally ill man, activists demand answers

    After LAPD officers kill mentally ill man, activists demand answers
    Residents and community activists are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a mentally ill man by Los Angeles police officers on Monday night. Earl Ofari Hutchinson, president of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, said Wednesday he has...
  • Are L.A. cops under pressure to water down violent crime data?

    Are L.A. cops under pressure to water down violent crime data?
    An investigation by Los Angeles Times reporters found that the "LAPD misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes during a one-year span ending in September 2013, including hundreds of stabbings, beatings and robberies." Like all police departments, the...
  • LAPD investigating officer who allegedly brandished gun off-duty

    LAPD investigating officer who allegedly brandished gun off-duty
    Los Angeles police are investigating an off-duty officer who was photographed brandishing a gun while driving on the freeway, officials said. The officer was seen driving a dark blue Chevy Tahoe SUV eastbound on the 60 Freeway when she took a handgun...
  • Three people shot at family party; gunman remains at large

    Three people shot at family party; gunman remains at large
    Three men were shot early Sunday morning after a gunman crashed a family party and began shooting, Los Angeles police said. The incident happened about 2:45 a.m. in the 900 block of East Adams Avenue in Los Angeles, said Officer Liliana Preciado of...