A domestic violence suspect was fatally shot by police Monday in Vermont Knolls, officials said.
The shooting death of a Hawthorne man near 28th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard on Saturday night had police searching Sunday for a black SUV seen leaving the scene.
The officer was declared dead at the scene.
Police said a small crowd gathered around the officers and refused to disperse.
Five people are dead and 10 others injured, all within a week.
Two retired Los Angeles police officers, including one who survived a hail of gunfire in the 1997 North Hollywood bank robbery shootout – were awarded more than $1 million by jurors who found the former lawmen were retaliated against for reporting alleged misconduct within their unit.
Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck honored dozens of police officers Thursday for their “exceptional stories of bravery and heroism,” according to officials.
A group of young locals gathered Tuesday to address the issue of use of force from police.
A couple in their 80s say the LAPD trashed their house while serving a search warrant, but police say officers did what they had to do in a potentially dangerous situation.
An elderly couple Friday was demanding that the Los Angeles Police Department fix their home after officers allegedly unnecessarily damaged it.
Witnesses told Urban Policy Roundtable President Earl Ofari Hutchinson that Ford was definitely not resisting when police shot him.
Police are seeking more information from the public about a video showing an apparent fight along Venice Beach.
Authorities Monday morning was involved in a high speed chase with a suspect that led them on the Ventura (101) Freeway and surface streets throughout the San Fernando Valley.
The murders took place early Sunday morning in San Fernando, Pacoima and Sylmar.
After he was handcuffed, Jorge Azucena, 26, told officers he couldn’t breathe and had asthma.