Officers in Arleta shot a man wielding a knife Thursday night in Arleta.
The Los Angeles Police Department came under fire Tuesday with community members demanding the firing of two officers accused in the deadly shooting of Ezell Ford.
Police officers drove into the line of fire last weekend in a tough area of Los Angeles where gang members were shooting at rivals in another car, prosecutors said Wednesday.
A coalition of civil rights groups unveiled a plan they say could ease tensions between the LAPD and local African-American community, a day after the release of the Ezell Ford autopsy report.
Authorities say a man has been shot to death during a struggle with a Coachella police officer, during which he tried to take the officer’s baton away.
Three women and a man were taken into custody for allegedly failing to disperse when ordered, according to Sgt. Chuck Slater of the LAPD’s Hollywood Station.
As the public increasingly scrutinizes deadly police shootings of black men and the alleged abuse of force, the family of a man fatally shot by deputies in Compton this summer is filing a wrongful death lawsuit.
Despite the distance, many in Los Angeles say the decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in connection with the fatal shooting of an unarmed teenager is “personal.”
A judge said Thursday an independent report on the fatal officer-involved shooting of 19-year-old Kendrec McDade should be made public – at least in part.
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.
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.
A new obscenity-laced rap video from a rapper who claims to be related to an unarmed man who was shot to death by the LAPD appears to threaten the lives of police officers.
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 rallied Saturday against law enforcement brutality to commemorate the two-year anniversary of two men killed by Anaheim police.
Police reportedly shot a man to death at a North Hollywood residence Saturday night after he approached them with a knife.