Crime & Justice

How white parents talk with their black and biracial sons about race

This week on The Brood, Take Two's family and parenting segment, we explore how white parents teach their black and biracial kids about interacting with the police.

Police killed in surprise attacks in the U.S. and its territories

Authorities said Monday that police officers were clearly targeted and ambushed in this weekend's shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which killed three officers and wounded three others. It's the latest such ambush in the United States, and happened just 10 days after five police officers in Dallas were gunned down.

Judge balks at Baca plea deal

A federal judge rejected a plea deal for former L.A. Sheriff Baca, saying the deal — with a maximum sentence of six months — would trivialize the seriousness of his offenses.

Baton Rouge: LAPD chief says discussion 'must be free of violence'

Three law enforcement officers were killed and three others wounded Sunday morning in a shooting at a gas station in Baton Rouge. Follow coverage from KPCC here.

Senior police officer in Freddie Gray case found not guilty

Lt. Brian Rice was found not guilty of manslaughter. He is the highest-ranking of the six Baltimore police officers who were charged in the death of Freddie Gray last year.

Police tackle rise in gambling 'slaphouses' in Orange County

Inside the homes, players try their hand at video poker or blackjack. But one of the biggest draws is a six-seater table featuring a video game that gamblers play for money.

3 police officers killed in Baton Rouge shooting

The shooting — which happened just before 9 a.m., less than 1 mile from police headquarters — comes amid spiraling tensions across the city.

UC Berkeley student confirmed dead in Nice, France attack

A memorial is planned for Nicolas Leslie, 20, on Monday afternoon on campus.

The Game's anti-violence summit draws big crowds

An overflow crowd has gathered in South L.A. for a town-hall style meeting about curbing violence. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, performer will, activists and gang members were there.

Black Lives Matter sit-in continues at City Hall

Protestors want LAPD chief Charlie Beck to resign. The sit-in began on Tuesday after the Police Commission ruled the shooting of a black woman was within LAPD policy.

Snapping nude pictures of people at the gym isn't just obnoxious, it might be illegal

Playboy model Dani Mathers incited a furor with a photo she took and now the Los Angeles Police Department is investigating her actions.

Lawsuit by LA port truckers settled for $5 million

QTS Inc. will pay $5 million to settle allegations that it cheated hundreds of drivers by misclassifying them as independent contractors.

NorCal heist suspects linked to LA murder & robbery

One of the two men accused of robbing a Northern California armored car is also suspected of fatally shooting a San Dimas deli owner during a robbery last year.

14 shot outside party in Bakersfield

Authorities say attackers have shot and wounded 14 people, two critically, in an attack on a crowd outside a house party.

Expert: 'Islamic State appears to be trying to figure out who Nice attacker was'

At least 84 people are dead in Nice, France, including two Americans, after a truck plowed through crowds at a Bastille Day celebration. French authorities are investigating the incident as a possible terrorist attack.

Who's been dumping Illegal chemicals in Riverside neighborhoods?

The barrels contain multiple chemicals, but the majority is an acidic product that could be used for anything from cleaning products to cosmetics manufacturing.