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1 Dead In Granada Hills Car and Big-Rig Crash

A crash on Thursday night involving a big rig and a passenger vehicle in Granada Hills has killed one person, the LAPD said.


Tow-Truck Driver Killed In Sun Valley Crash  

A tow-truck driver was struck and killed by a motorist early Saturday morning in Sun Valley.


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Police Search For Missing Special Olympics Athlete

Police on Sunday are asking for the public’s help in searching for a missing Special Olympics athlete from Albania.



Cartoonist Ousted By Los Angeles Times Speaks Out

After the LAPD accused political cartoonist Ted Rall of lying in a blog post he wrote in the Los Angeles Times in May, the Times decided this week it will no longer publish work from the award-winning cartoonist. Now, Rall is calling out the Times for taking the police department’s word over his own.


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LAPD Officers Say Commission’s Ezell Ford Ruling Hasn’t Influenced Their Policing

“[Officers] will be out in the streets and they will be doing their jobs,” LAPD Sgt. Barry Montgomery.


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Even With Law Enforcement Under Fire, LAPD Continues To Attract Prospective Officers

With law enforcement agencies across the country under fire over allegations from excessive force to racial profiling, there are still quite a few people hoping to make a difference as a police officer.


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Emotional Memorial Held In Downtown LA To Honor Fallen LAPD Officers

Hundreds of people gathered at a memorial ceremony on Thursday to pay tribute to LAPD officers killed in the line of duty.


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LAPD Remains On ‘Blue Alert’ In Wake Of Violence In Baltimore

The Los Angeles Police Department remains on Blue Alert Tuesday morning in wake of the violence in Baltimore prompted by the death of a man in police custody.


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LAPD Chief ‘Shocked’ By Video Of Officer’s Confrontation With Robbery Suspect

Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday he believes an officer charged with using excessive force during an October arrest committed a “criminal act,” and he personally urged the district attorney to file charges.


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Inglewood Man Arrested In Connection With Palms Shooting Spree

An Inglewood man was arrested and jailed Friday in connection with a series of shootings that killed one man and injured four people Thursday afternoon in the Palms area of West Los Angeles.


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Man Hurt In Exposition Park Home Invasion Robbery

A homeowner was injured late Friday night after two men and a woman invaded his family’s house in Exposition Park and stole cash, authorities said.


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Hundreds Of LAPD Body Cameras Ready For Patrol This Summer

Hundreds of body cameras have been delivered to the Los Angeles Police Department, and are expected to be put in use starting this summer, officials said Tuesday.


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Berkeley Student Reported Missing After Leaving Party At USC

A University of California freshman who was last seen at a fraternity party at USC early Saturday morning has been reported missing.

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Retired LAPD Detective Pleads Not Guilty To Child Porn Charges

A retired Los Angeles Police Department detective pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of possession and distributing child pornography.


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Los Angeles Officers In Fatal Skid Row Shooting Identified

The Los Angeles Police Department has released the names of a sergeant and two officers who shot and killed a homeless man on Skid Row in a videotaped confrontation that prompted several protests.