Crime & Justice
Three years ago the LAPD invited residents to report when they felt an officer treated them unfairly. The department also offered residents the chance to meet face-to-face with the officer and a professional mediator. But, a new report shows, in many cases, residents did not want to meet.
Authorities say a man has been shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy after being stopped inside a restaurant. It happened shortly after 3 p.m. Monday in Van Nuys.
Los Angeles suburb Gardena's claim that a judge prematurely released video of police shooting an unarmed man was dismissed by a federal appeals court Monday.
For over 30 years LAPD policy - don't question people about their immigration status. Officials say it makes it easier to focus on fighting crime.
While Chief Charlie Beck and many in the rank and file say the shooting of Ezell Ford was justified, police leaders recognized the uproar over it and shootings across the country demanded a response.
Since meeting with the pontiff, Jersey Vargas and her family have appeared at several rallies and the family has publicly lobbied for immigration reform
Casting workshops in California must be for instructional purposes and must make it clear that they cannot guarantee employment, according to the city attorney’s office.
The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved a multi-million dollar settlement with the family of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old shot and killed by LAPD officers in 2014.
Judges considering a case involving a 2013 shooting of an unarmed man by Gardena police are questioning whether video releases should be put on hold to offer a chance of appeal.
Authorities alleged that the 1993 fire was set as revenge against an apartment manager who tried to stop rampant drug dealing in the building during an era that Beck called "the zenith of violent crime in Los Angeles."
Authorities say officers opened fire when the man, armed with a knife, approached them and refused orders to stop along Pico Boulevard near I-10.
A slew of lawsuits is challenging municipal restrictions on where sex offenders can live. A 2015 California Supreme Court ruling cast doubt on the legality of such rules.
The three-story building in the Westlake district caught fire on May 3, 1993. Ten people, including seven children, died in the blaze.
The Torrance police chief has been suspended over allegations that he made remarks against women, blacks, gays and Muslims.
An alert has been issued by the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office warning about unlicensed contractors who will often approach homeowners after a storm.
Police say witnesses described the man who threw the device as having a heavy beard and wearing all black clothing and a black beanie. The investigation is being handled by city police but federal authorities were notified.