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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
Alarcon served on the city council in the 1990s and in the state Assembly and Senate.
Hours after a judge dismissed a criminal case against L.A. City Councilman Richard Alarcon, the DA's Office refiled its case.
After avoiding his opponents for months, L.A. City Attorney Carmen Trutanich Wednesday attended a forum for candidates vying to succeed L.A. District Attorney Steve Cooley.
Park advocates say Angelenos will lose out on Recreation and Parks programs because the department has to pay too much for basic city services, like trash and power.
This week marks the 20th anniversary of the L.A. riots, but the anniversary of a truce between black street gangs in Watts is getting much less media coverage.
For two LA officers, the anniversary of the 1992 Riots offers a chance to reflect on how the department has changed.
Extending Measure R, which would pay for more transit, would fit nicely into any bid Villaraigosa makes to become transportation secretary.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa call for a permanent half-cent sales tax to jumpstart construction on transit projects throughout the city.
More instances of abuse have come forward, including one from a man who isn't an inmate. The panel is expected to issue a report on deputy violence in September.
Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel said Thursday she’s uncovered more fraud at the L.A. Memorial Coliseum, saying it has a "dysfunctional culture."
The Los Angeles City Council has rejected a multimillion dollar settlement with a man who was shot and paralyzed by LAPD officers.
It's been two decades after the L.A. riots, and a new survey shows Angelenos are more optimistic about their city.
L.A. County doesn’t need to lock up so many people, a nationally-renowned jail expert suggests in a new report. It also calls for closing Men’s Central Jail.
Giants fan Bryan Stow will never play catch again, after being beaten severely while leaving a Dodgers game.
The only thing you can definitively say at this point about the race to succeed Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is that any one of four people can win it.