Tourists pose for a photo at the Muscle Beach sign in Venice Beach. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

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 […]



Search continues for missing mother of 2 young boys

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 32-year-old woman was identified today as the mother of two little boys who were found on a busy street in South Los Angeles, looking for food, but police were still […]


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High court allows disputed home search involving LAPD

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that police may search a home without a warrant when two occupants disagree about allowing officers to enter, and the resident who refuses access is then arrested. […]


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LAPD offers ‘Little Free Library’ to give kids safe place to read and learn

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A community library was unveiled today inside the lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division to give children a safe place to read and share books. The library is […]


FILE - In this Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, file photo, Law Enforcement personnel search a vehicle along Hwy 38 during the hunt for accused killer and ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner in Yucaipa, Caif.  (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Brotherly bond united deputies in Dorner manhunt

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — Det. Alex Collins was speeding down a mountain road, closing in on ex-cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner and his phone was buzzing. In rapid succession, his two brothers — also San Bernardino […]