A city council committee met Friday to discuss efforts by the Los Angeles Police Department to curb hit-and-run accidents.
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Bancroft Middle School was put on lockdwon Monday after a report of a weapon on campus.
A new police chief is pledging to beef up security at the nation’s second-busiest airport.
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.
One in five fatal crashes in Los Angeles involves an unlicensed driver, according to a new 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.”
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.
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.
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.
Mayor Pro Tem Jim Righeimer says he knows who is behind an alleged plot to set him up with a false DUI report.
For many Southland beachgoers, a day at the beach is often spent swimming in sewage, according to a new national report.
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.
An Orange County grand jury found an overwhelming 70 percent of calls to the fire department are not fire-related at all.
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.