Crime

SWAT team finds suspect dead in suburban LA home (Update)

Police say SWAT officers and hostage negotiators are trying to contact an armed suspect believed to be barricaded in a suburban Los Angeles home.

Garcetti, Chief Beck honor fallen LAPD officer

The motorcycle officer was struck by an SUV driven by an alleged impaired driver in Sun Valley over the weekend.

Los Angeles officer gets probation in perjury case

A Los Angeles Police Department officer has been ordered to perform 900 hours of community service for lying under oath during a 2008 cocaine possession case.

Man accused of LAPD station shooting applied to department (update)

L.A. officials declined to say why the man accused of shooting a LAPD officer at the Wilshire Station did not complete the process.

LAPD shooting: How to secure a station open to the public?

Anyone can walk up to the front desk of the Wilshire Station, the site of Monday's shooting. But the station's commander said the LAPD doesn't want it to be "a fortress."

5 students seriously hurt in Pennsylvania school stabbings

An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.

$100K in rewards offered in unsolved LA women killings

The killings involved two women whose bodies were found three years ago on Los Angeles freeways, NBCLA reported. The slayings of Michelle Lozano, 17, and Bree'Anna Guzman, 22, were initially thought to be unrelated.

LAPD: Man accused of shooting officer at station had applied for LAPD job

The LAPD says suspect Daniel Christopher Yealu had at least five more weapons in his apartment and dozens of rounds of ammunition. Neighbors at the apartment complex described a man matching Yealu's description as a loner.

Feds say man spoke of radio-controlled plane bombs

Moroccan El Mehdi Semlali Fathi spoke on recorded conversations about a desire to bomb an out-of-state school and a federal building in Connecticut.

LAPD officer shot, wounded in West LA station gun battle

The desk officer returned fire, wounding a gunman who began shooting at the LAPD's West Traffic Division office Monday evening. Both were taken to a hospital.

Boat full of marijuana washes up in Malibu, 3 arrested (updated)

Authorities are investigating the 30-foot panga boat filled with bundles of marijuana that are estimated to weigh one ton.

LAPD seeks to reduce serious traffic crashes by 10 percent

About 110 officers have been asked to voluntarily move to traffic enforcement assignments. The thinking is more enforcement will lead to fewer crashes.

Former Irwindale official pleads no contest to conflict

Irwindale finance director Abraham De Dios was one of four Irwindale officials accused of taking pricey trips to New York that included baseball games and Broadway shows at taxpayer expense.

Suspect ID'd in Sun Valley crash that left officer critically injured [updated]

Police have identified the woman they say is responsible for leaving a veteran motorcycle officer in critical condition Saturday.

Santa Barbara spring break party turns into riot, officers injured

A UC Santa Barbara police officer was seriously injured and at least five sheriff's deputies were hurt after a spring break party known as Deltopia turned ugly Saturday night in Isla Vista.

Proposed residence announced for serial rapist Christopher Hubbart

Hubbart, who has admitted to raping 40 women in California, could live in unincorporated Palmdale when he is conditionally released.