The family of a black man killed last month by Los Angeles police has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the department and the two officers who shot him.
Kendrec McDade, 19, was shot multiple times by Pasadena police officers Mathew Griffin and Jeffrey Newlen on March 24, 2012 after a 911 caller lied and said he had been robbed at gunpoint.
Funeral services were held Saturday morning for Ezell Ford, the man who was fatally shot during a police encounter in South Los Angeles nearly three weeks ago.
An Inland Empire community held a prayer vigil Monday night for a police officer who was shot on the job last week.
Activists marched in the hundreds on the streets of South L.A. Thursday to protest what they are calling the unjust police shootings of unarmed black men across the nation.
Community members demanded answers in the death of Ezell Ford, a 25-year-old man killed last Monday at 65th and Broadway.
The results of an autopsy on a 25-year-old unarmed man shot by Los Angeles police officers are being withheld while investigators seek out more witnesses, Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.
The protesters also marched around various downtown streets chanting for justice and answers.
Just before 1:40 p.m., officials responding to the scene said they encountered a subject who was yelling and violent.
Demonstrators Friday gathered outside an LAPD station to protest the death of Ezell Ford, the man killed this week during an encounter with police.
An armed parolee was killed and his hostage freed after the man waged an 8-hour standoff with deputies from a Pico Rivera home.
Community members rallied Saturday against law enforcement brutality to commemorate the two-year anniversary of two men killed by Anaheim police.
The shooting happened after a brief pursuit, according to authorities.
Chris Miller recorded the frightening ordeal on his Smartphone.
Police fatally shot a suspected shoplifter after he fled the Baldwin Hills mall Wednesday night and was find hiding in a residential garage.