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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
There's no love lost between the mayor and incumbent Carmen Trutanich, but it's unclear how much Villaraigosa's support will help the challenger.
There is widespread speculation that outgoing U.S. Labor Secretary will run to replace LA County Supervisor Gloria Molina when she is termed out next year.
It was a long night at the United Teachers Los Angeles building where Eric Garcetti, Wendy Greuel, Jan Perry and their minions worked a meeting of the LA County Democratic Party Central Committee.
His campaign goes after the City Controller after she issued subpoenas for city cell phone bills. The two are virtually tied in the polls.
Five candidates to succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa discussed their views on transportation and other issues facing the city Thursday night.
Pleitez, a Stanford graduate from East L.A., says he’s raised about $210,000 for his longshot bid to succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.
One measure would allow almost all medical marijuana dispensaries to stay open, as long as they follow certain guidelines. The other would allow about 100 pot shops.
L.A. County Sheriff's Captain Daniel Cruz oversaw the Men’s Central Jail for over two years. A colleague claimed he shielded abusive deputies from investigation.
A new law went into effect January 1 giving troubled homeowners some protection when facing foreclosure. It is supposed to make it easier for people to modify mortgages.
The race to succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa kicks into high gear now, with the primary election just 64 days away.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey’s election is a sign blacks continue to hold onto power, despite their decline as a percentage of the population.
The L.A. County Sheriff is under intense pressure to stop what a citizen’s panel called “a persistent pattern of unreasonable force” against jail inmates.
Sheriff Lee Baca is under intense pressure to stop what an independent citizen's panel called "A persistent pattern of unreasonable force," against jail inmates. The FBI is reportedly examining dozens of allegations of abuse by sheriff's deputies, and the federal government could seek a consent decree mandating reforms if Baca fails to reduce violence inside his lockups.
California has some of the strictest gun laws in the country. But it could still be affected by President Obama's initiative to examine gun violence.
Controller says the City of L.A. regularly overpays mileage reimbursements to employees who use their own cars.