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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.

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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LA supervisors back quicker response to hate crimes

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The motion from Supervisor Hilda Solis was unanimously approved Tuesday; it calls for swift action after several suspected hate crimes in Los Angeles County are reported in the wake of the general election.

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Criminal justice reforms roll on in California

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After decades of enacting longer prison sentences and building more lockups, California is relaxing its criminal penalties, much to the chagrin of police leaders.

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