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​LA police shoot and kill man after hearing gunshots nearby

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| Los Angeles police fatally shot a man who the department said was a suspect fleeing an area where patrol officers had heard gunfire.

Police Commission launches review of LAPD video release policy

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The LAPD generally prohibits the release of all video from cameras worn by officers and mounted inside patrol cars. The public is invited to suggest policy changes.

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Los Angeles officials warn of immigration consultant scams

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The Trump administration’s stepped up immigration enforcement is ripe for fraud by notarios, those who charge to help immigrants avoid deportation, officials say.

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Supervisor Hahn calls for investigation following Whittier officer's death

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Whittier police officer Keith Wayne Boyer died Monday morning after he and his partner were on what appeared to be a routine traffic stop.  Suddenly, that routine stop erupted into gunfire.

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Gardena police fatally shoot man

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Officers on patrol stopped to deal with a disturbance in a parking lot on W. Rosecrans Ave. when the man fired a weapon and ran.

Fate of former LA County Sheriff Baca now in jury's hands

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In closing arguments, a prosecutor told the jury they must “police the police" and find Baca guilty. The defense says prosecutors are distorting the truth.

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Mosques ask congregations to be vigilant after threatening letters

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After a handful of local mosques received the letters, local Islamic leaders are telling their congregations to go about their business — but to be wary and contact police if needed.

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LASD won't change for Trump

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Many immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally are wondering what the future holds for them and their families.

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