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Christopher Dorner and LAPD Chief Bill Bratton

LAPD Manhunt: Former LAPD Chief Bill Bratton on Dorner

Former LAPD chief William Bratton joins us to talk about what he remembers about Dorner and whether he thinks the LAPD's screening and psychological processes need an update.
APTOPIX LA Police Shootings

An inside look at LAPD cop culture

As authorities continue the hunt for Christopher Dorner, many wonder what might have led the former LAPD officer to possibly commit such crimes. Some who knew him as a friend say he didn't seem violent at all, but others who knew him as a cop say he was a bad apple.

Friday Flashback: Drones, arming Syria, same-sex marriage

We'll talk about the week that was in this regular political reporter roundtable. On tap this week, Chrystia Freeland, editor of Thompson Reuters Digital and James Rainey from the Los Angeles Times.
Knife Fight
Actor Rob Lowe joins the show to talk about his penchant for political roles, his newest film 'Knife Fight,"

Snowy weather complicates efforts to track down Dorner

Ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner has been on the run for more than 24-hours, and while officials suspect he's up in the Big Bear area, and a snow storm there is complicating the search.

School principals who fail to report abuse rarely prosecuted

Many professionals are required to report suspected cases of child abuse. Failing to contact authorities is a crime. But those prosecutions aren’t as easy as you’d think.

The Dinner Party: A lost A-Bomb, Facebook envy and more

Every week we get your weekend conversation starters with Rico Gagliano and Brendan Newnam, the hosts of the Dinner Party podcast and radio show.
Technical Oscars
The Oscars are a few weeks away, but the show’s geekier cousin, the Scientific and Technical Awards, happens tomorrow. KPCC’s Sanden Totten reports.
Video game grammy

'Journey' scores video game world's first Grammy nomination

The Grammys have been around for more than 50 years, and through that time we've seen pretty much everything. From Nikki Minaj staging a fake exorcism during the show to Elton John performing with Lady Gaga.

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