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LAPD Says There Were An Estimated 20,000 Hit-And-Runs In 2012

A city council committee met Friday to discuss efforts by the Los Angeles Police Department to curb hit-and-run accidents.

01/25/2013

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UCR App Lets Drivers Zero In On License Plates Of DUI Suspects

Wanna get drunk drivers off the road? There’s an app for that.

01/16/2013

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Long Beach Middle School Put On Lockdown After Report Of Unauthorized Person

Bancroft Middle School was put on lockdwon Monday after a report of a weapon on campus.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2013

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LAPD Veteran Eyes Reform As LAX Police Chief

A new police chief is pledging to beef up security at the nation’s second-busiest airport.

10/26/2012

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LA County Gets ‘C’ Grade For Drinking Water, ‘C-‘ For Roadways

Streets, highways and bridges in Los Angeles County are deteriorating because officials have failed to provide maintenance and replacements for local infrastructure, according to a report released Wednesday.

10/24/2012

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Report: Illegal Drivers Behind High Hit-And-Run Rate In LA

One in five fatal crashes in Los Angeles involves an unlicensed driver, according to a new report.

10/11/2012

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Commission Appointed To Probe LA County Jails Releases Report

A commission appointed to investigate Los Angeles County jails said the system has shown “a persistent pattern of unnecessary and excessive force” and blamed Sheriff Lee Baca for a “failure of leadership.”

09/28/2012

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Report: Deputies Aim For Inmates’ Heads In Jail Scuffles

Dozens of current and former inmates in Los Angeles County jails claim to have suffered head blows from deputies during scuffles, resulting in at least 12 serious head injuries since 2009, according to a report released Wednesday.

09/26/2012

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City Council To Vote On DWP Rate Increase Despite Salary Report

At least one City Council member said a vote will not go forward unless allegations of higher-than-average salaries at the utility are addressed.

09/25/2012

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Record Number Of LA County Deputies Fired In 2011

60 out of a total of 10,000 deputies were fired for violations that included abuse of inmates in the jails, off-duty drunkenness and criminal activity.

09/06/2012

Costa Mesa Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer (credit: CBS)

Councilman: Law Firm Linked To Pension Talks Behind Fake DUI Report

Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer says he knows who is behind an alleged plot to set him up with a false DUI report.

08/28/2012

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Avalon, Dana Point Beaches Among ‘Repeat Offenders’ In Sewage Study

For many Southland beachgoers, a day at the beach is often spent swimming in sewage, according to a new national report.

06/27/2012

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Report: Less Than 1/3 Of Police Shooting Victims Unarmed

The number of suspects killed by police in Los Angeles County jumped sharply in 2011 over the previous year, with less than a third unarmed.

06/11/2012

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Report: Less Than 2 Percent Of OC Fire Calls Are Fire-Related

An Orange County grand jury found an overwhelming 70 percent of calls to the fire department are not fire-related at all.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/07/2012

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Report: Human, Computer Errors Plague Data On LAFD Response Times

The Los Angeles Fire Department is facing renewed scrutiny over its emergency response times after a report found errors in the computer software used to compile the data.

CBS Los Angeles–05/15/2012

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