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Hefty Fines Raise Eyebrows In Downtown Jaywalking Crackdown

Is a crackdown on crosswalk violations in downtown Los Angeles hampering the city’s efforts to be more pedestrian-friendly?


Police are looking for a van driver who left an elderly woman in grave condition. (credit: Glendale Police Dept.)

Glendale Police Continue Hunt For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Left 75-Year-Old In Grave Condition

Glendale Police Thursday continued to hunt for a hit-and-run driver who left a 75-year-old woman in grave condition.


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LAPD Steps Up Patrols After String Of Deadly Traffic Accidents

Traffic officers with the LAPD were expected to be out in force in the San Fernando Valley Wednesday to target drivers and pedestrians following a recent string of deadly traffic accidents.


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Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Car In Pasadena Identified

The pedestrian who was killed by a car while crossing a Pasadena street Friday has been identified.


Youtube cell phone video caught Glendale police trying to apprehend an 85-year-old man. (credit: youtube)

Man, 85, Says He Was Roughed Up By Glendale Police After Resisting Arrest

Glendale police say they are conducting an internal investigation after an 85-year-old man came forward to say he was abused, manhandled and roughed up after jaywalking.



Jaywalkers, Distracted Drivers Face $100 Tickets In Crackdown Near Metro Blue Line

LA County Sheriff’s deputies want to cut down on what they say are dangerous habits for both drivers and pedestrians along one of LA’s most popular light railways.

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Witness: Teen Fatally Shot By Deputy In 2009 Was Not Holding Gun

An eyewitness says a teenager fatally shot in the back by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy two years ago did not brandish a weapon and posed no threat.


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Crackdown To Target Scofflaws Near Metro Blue Line

A media event calling attention to driver and pedestrian safety along Metro Blue Line trains in Long Beach will turn into a rush hour crackdown by police and Sheriff’s deputies looking for scofflaws.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2011

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LAPD To Boost Holiday Foot Patrols In Downtown LA

LAPD Capt. Todd Chamberlain says officers will be keeping an eye out for property crime as the Christmas shopping season gets into full swing.


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Police Target ‘Criminal Element’ In LA Jaywalking Crackdown

Going downtown for some Christmas shopping? Then you better watch where you’re walking, or it could cost you a couple hundred bucks.