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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
Former Lynwood City Councilman Arturo Reyes pleaded guilty to grand theft for using city credit cards for personal use.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca faced sharp questioning from the Citizen’s Commission on Jail Violence Friday about inmate abuse by his deputies.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca and his second-in-command are scheduled to appear Friday before the Citizen’s Commission on Jail Violence.
A federal appeals court has agreed to hear a challenge to California’s practice of collecting DNA samples from anyone arrested for a felony.
Undersheriff Paul Tanaka is a little known but powerful force within the department who is responsible for day-to-day operations.
Medical marijuana patients in wheelchairs and on crutches gathered outside City Hall Monday to voice their opposition to a proposed ban on pot shops.
A jury in San Bernardino awarded $31 million to a man who sustained injuries in a collision along the “Highway of Death,” the twisty 138 from Palmdale to the I-15.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has opened a criminal investigation into one of its own deputies after he was seen on video stomping a man with his foot.
Rep. Brad Sherman has six times more cash on hand than Rep. Howard Berman.
Krekorian estimated that it would take well over a million dollars to be a real contender in the race for city attorney.
The City Council has agreed to pay $6.6 million to the family of a woman killed by a speeding patrol car. It’s one of the largest settlements ever involving an LAPD crash.
It took Los Angeles police detectives six years to track down Robin Kyu Cho as the killer. As it turned out, they didn’t have to go far.
A confidential informant told FBI officials that three Cudahy city officials were seeking bribes in exchange for their support of a medical marijuana dispensary.
The race for Los Angeles district attorney is officially non-partisan, but there is a Democrat and a Republican in the run-off, and the parties are weighing in anyway.
Sixty-five pounds of marijuana on display at the station prompted L.A. City Councilman Dennis Zine to reiterate his critical stance on pot dispensaries.