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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
The first vote comes Monday, when the Los Angeles City Council’s Ad Hoc Stadium Committee conducts what's expected to be its final meeting.
“It's my position that over-the-counter sales for money of marijuana are illegal,” Lacey said. “Those folks are simple drug dealers,” Jackson said.
Villaraigosa says AEG owner has assured him a buyer will be found for the company who will agree to the terms negotiated with the city for proposed football stadium.
Two debates Wednesday night offer the politically interested a chance to find out more about the candidates for mayor and the new district attorney.
Two men arraigned in Riverside on drug and gun charges are suspected of involvement with a Mexican drug cartel based in Michoacan
The Republican nominee makes his case to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Meanwhile, protestors and local Democratic politicians provide a counterpoint
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is in Los Angeles to speak to the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Convention.
Under fire for violence inside Los Angeles County jails, Sheriff Lee Baca wrote in a newspaper op-ed Friday that he’s launched a series of measures to curb excessive use of force by deputies.
After a 10-hour meeting Thursday that included nearly 100 speakers, the city's Planning Commission approved the plan for Farmers Field, but a pending lawsuit still threatens the project
Traffic congestion remains a major concern, as the L.A. City Planning Commission considers the environmental impact report on AEG’s proposed downtown football stadium.
California's criminal justice system is seeking to comply with a federal court order to reduce the prison population, but ex-offenders need help leaving the criminal life.
30,000 inmates are expected to fall under the supervision of local authorities as part of California’s prison realignment plan, but police worry about rising crime rates.
What becomes of the balloons when all of the speechifying and celebrating ends at a political convention? Listen here and find out.
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Lanhee Chen is campaign policy director for the GOP presidential candidate and he's been named one of the nation's "Top 50" politicos to watch.