Sheriff Bill Brown has defended the officers’ actions, but the case highlights the challenges that police face in assessing the mental health of adults, particularly those with no history of violent breakdowns, institutionalizations or serious crimes.
The community of Isla Vista, a college town nestled next to UC Santa Barbara, will hold a vigil Saturday night to mourn the six people killed in a shooting rampage.
Several cities and counties, as well as a host of anonymous donors, announced plans Friday to determine who, if anyone, should receive the roughly $1 million reward offered during the hunt for rogue ex-LAPD cop Christopher Dorner.
A Catholic elementary school in Arcadia was quiet Monday night after classes were canceled through at least Wednesday following a possible link to the Christopher Dorner case.
Civil rights attorney Connie Rice said relations between the LAPD and Angelenos could be damaged in the face of racism allegations against the department made by triple homicide suspect Christopher Dorner.
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Sunday announced a $1 million reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of triple murder suspect, Christopher Dorner.
Actor Charlie Sheen is reaching out to triple murder suspect Christopher Dorner.
The Los Angeles Police Department remained on modified tactical alert Friday evening, hours after a false sighting of triple-murder suspect Christopher Dorner at the Twin Towers Jail.
In a long, rambling manifesto addressed to “The Nation” with the subject “Last Resort,” former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner — a fired LAPD officer accused in a double homicide in Irvine — laid out a long list of concerns, slights, charges and threats against fellow LAPD officers who he blames for a 2008 termination.
While the country of Norway was expressing a national day of mourning, after the spree killing and bombing Friday that left as many as 100 dead, authorities in Los Angeles were asking if the madman — Anders Breivik — has a sister or other relatives in Los Angeles?