Officers stood at the intersection of La Brea and De Longpre Avenue, where one person was taken into custody and the group dispersed.
Demonstrators took to the streets for a third night Friday, protesting the police killings of three black men — two high-profile cases sparking outrage nationally, and the local death of Ezell Ford.
Police were on hand Friday for a protest in downtown Los Angeles by activists calling for justice for Eric Garner, Mike Brown and Ezell Ford.
Dante Parker, from Victorville, died while in Sheriff’s custody in August.
Activists are calling for students and employees nationwide to walk out Monday in protest over the Ferguson situation.
LAPD will join with an interfaith team of pastors, rabbis, priests and other faith leader at a service at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Protesters advised that local demonstrations would continue Saturday against the grand jury’s decision to not indict a police officer in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
The LAPD set up a skirmish line before deciding whether or not to declare an unlawful assembly.
Ferguson protesters could be heading back to the streets Friday following a last-minute Thanksgiving reprieve.
Arrest reports of those in custody following protests locally of the Ferguson grand jury decision reveal that many are in their 20s and 30s and at least one is from New York City.
Hundreds of UCLA students took part in a demonstration outside Royce Hall Tuesday against what they call a broken system.
Despite the distance, many in Los Angeles say the decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager is “personal.”
A grand jury ruled Monday Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not face trial for the shooting death of 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown.
Residents of Los Angeles and other cities nationwide are reacting to a grand jury’s decision to not indict a Ferguson, Mo., police officer for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen in August.
A large group of protesters briefly shut a major thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles late Monday evening following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old teenager.