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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
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.
The newest menace troubling law enforcement? Twitter parties.
Maybe the most powerful elected official in SoCal, Baca remembers his childhood and discusses his work as others reflect on the highly scrutinized intellectual's continuing legacy.
The poll indicates nearly two-thirds of voters support Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax proposals.