Crime & Justice
After a spike in the murder rate earlier in the year, the LAPD set up a special operation to police South LA. Those officers will remain at least through summer.
An exploration of the relation between police and the military and how the recent back-to-back attacks on police are impacting those communities.
There is growing concern that the nature of terrorism is changing— from precise and planned to simple and crude attacks that can still inflict major damage.
In the wake of the past three weeks of violence, a reverend in Reseda is bringing together his African American congregation and police in a town hall.
A chat with law enforcement officials and a community leader about how police can better connect with the community and how citizens can show support.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $10.1 million payout to a Lynwood man who spent 20 years behind bars for a murder he did not commit.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The shooting — which happened just before 9 a.m., less than 1 mile from police headquarters — comes amid spiraling tensions across the city.
A memorial is planned for Nicolas Leslie, 20, on Monday afternoon on campus.
An overflow crowd has gathered in South L.A. for a town-hall style meeting about curbing violence. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck, performer will i.am, activists and gang members were there.