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LAPD investigating possible link between teen’s attempted abduction, recent murders

LOS ANGELES ( — Police are investigating possible links between the attempted abduction of a teenage girl doused with flammable liquid and two deadly attacks in L.A. County. LAPD Commander Andrew Smith identified 30-year-old Robert […]

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LAPD chief apologizes over patrol car tampering

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and top aides have apologized for failing to promptly alert the civilian Police Commission that officers had tampered with patrol car audio-video equipment to avoid […]


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Wounded LAPD officer released from hospital

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The 29-year-old man who shot a police officer in the lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division and took aim at the officer’s partner intended to shoot other […]


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Gunfire in LA police station; officer injured

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say an officer and another person have been injured after shots were fired in a Los Angeles police station. Officer Sara Faden says the gunfire was reported about 8 p.m. […]


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2 arrested at Venice Beach drum circles

VENICE (CNS) – Two men were arrested for interfering with police and some bottles were thrown as officers sought to silence a loud, weekly drum circle in Venice for the nightly noise curfew, a sergeant […]


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Mayor Eric Garcetti talks to KFWB

We want to catch you up on the state of the city of Los Angeles a little more than 9 months into the new mayor’s term in office. Penny and Phil spoke with Los Angeles […]


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Heads up! Distracted driving awareness month kicks off

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Police Department will team with other agencies in a monthlong “zero tolerance” enforcement and education campaign designed to curb texting and operating hand-held cellphones while driving. Special enforcement […]


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LAPD joins crackdown on texting and handheld cell use behind the wheel

As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will be joining with over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month long […]


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Officer shot at Hollywood Hills home by barricaded suspect

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An officer-involved shooting at a Hollywood Hills home today left a policewoman injured and a suspect barricaded in the residence, police said. The shooting occurred after officers went to the multi-story […]


Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti comments during a news conference at Los Angeles International Airport, on Tuesday, March 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Report details out-of-sync response to LAX shooter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles International Airport was ill prepared for a crisis when a gunman ambushed security officers last year, and the emergency response was hindered by communication problems and poor coordination, according […]


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LAPD officer dies at crash in Beverly Hills

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) – A Los Angeles police officer was killed this morning and a second injured when their cruiser collided with a truck in Beverly Hills, authorities said. The crash near Robert Lane and […]



Missing mother of 2 young boys found

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The mother of two children who were found wandering a busy street in South Los Angeles was arrested today. Sidnicka Wilson, 32, was arrested around 1:30 p.m. near Western Avenue and […]