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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 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.
It was easy to mock Rodney King, the famous alcoholic police beating victim who almost childishly asked during the 1992 L.A. Riots “Can we all get along?”
L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa is vowing to place his pension reform proposals on next spring's municipal ballot, if the City Council refuses to approve them.
Sheriff's officials are awaiting the results of a blood test to determine whether Commerce Secretary John Bryson was under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
The Obama administration announced tonight that Commerce Secretary John Bryson will go on medical leave following his involvement series of car accidents in the San Gabriel Valley over the weekend.
California Highway Patrol officers for the first time will take unpaid furlough days because of the growing state budget deficit.
How did the city attorney with the best name recognition, the most money and the most TV commercials end up losing?
Early ballot returns had both Propositions 28 and 29 passing today, while the chief deputy district attorney was leading in mail-in results for the district attorney's race.