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Southern California has a long and troubled history when it comes to policing. I explore a continuing disconnect between law enforcement officers and the communities they serve, look at when reforms have worked and where and why tensions remain. I'm always examining whether justice is being served.
Stories by Frank Stoltze
Los Angeles Sheriff’s detectives arrested a man for murder in the death of his 21-month-old son in Baldwin Park. Social workers had visited the home previously.
Amid new concerns L.A. County fails to protect children from physically abusive parents, Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas wants to form a reform commission.
The FBI searched the offices of the senator whose district includes Montebello. Contrary to earlier reports, the Latino Caucus denies its offices were searched.
Law enforcement officials laud US Supreme Court decision that allows the collection of DNA from people arrested – but not yet convicted – of felonies.
Rich Llewellyn was Garcetti's first city council chief of staff and also served as Special Counsel to the mayor-elect's father when he was district attorney
With voters approving Measure D, hundreds of marijuana dispensaries must close in L.A. But a legal challenge is possible.
The three-term City Councilman defeats his former council colleague and present city controller Wendy Greuel by 54 to 46 percent. Greuel conceded Wednesday morning.
Mr. Garcetti, here’s what KPCC's audience told us are their top priorities for you to tackle first.
City law will now only allow 135 pot shops to operate in the city limits, instead of the unlimited number sought by a rival ballot measure.
City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel face one final, frenetic weekend of campaigning in their contest to succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
Los Angeles City Attorney Carmen Trutanich is fighting for his political life. A recent poll showed him down 11 points to his challenger, former State Assemblyman Mike Feuer.
We'll be here in Eagle Rock from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday gathering your thoughts. Come by to chat with political reporter Frank Stoltze and other KPCC staff.
LA County's District Attorney jumps into the battle against the man she defeated last year, citing Trutanich's mailer on prison realignment.
City Controller Wendy Greuel and City Councilman Eric Garcetti both support a living wage for all hotel workers in Los Angeles. But they differ on the details.
As mayoral candidates, City Councilman Eric Garcetti and City Controller Wendy Greuel say they offer different agendas for Los Angeles. Voters are not so sure.