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DUI checkpoints in LA area includes driver’s license checks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Police will set up two sobriety and driver license checkpoints in Los Angeles tonight as part of a Labor Day Weekend anti-DUI enforcement efforts. One checkpoint will be at the intersection […]

08/30/2013

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DUI checkpoints for ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles police are gearing up for this weekend along with their counterparts around the state and country in an ongoing national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” safety campaign that […]

08/22/2013

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Obama visit – L.A. traffic alert this afternoon and tomorrow morning

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Drivers should be prepared for some afternoon traffic headaches today when President Barack Obama makes a short visit to Los Angeles to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Obama […]

08/06/2013

UPDATE: 1 dead, 1 detained as car rams Venice Beach crowd

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say one of the 12 people injured by a driver plowing through the crowded Venice Beach boardwalk has died, and one person is in custody for questioning. Police […]

08/03/2013

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LA student film nearly turns tragic

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a few harrowing seconds, eight officers from a suburban Los Angeles police department had their guns drawn and pointed at a group of college filmmakers shooting a robbery scene at […]

08/02/2013

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Man faces year in prison, $250k fine for pointing laser at helicopter

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Colorado man is facing a possible year in prison and a $250,000 fine today after he pleaded guilty to aiming a laser pointer at Los Angeles County sheriff’s helicopters and […]

07/26/2013

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Palisades man wounds caregiver, kills himself

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a man shot and wounded his caregiver before killing himself at his home in a gated community in Pacific Palisades. Officer Sara Faden says someone called 911 […]

07/23/2013

LAPD composite images of road rage suspect. (Photo credit: LAPD)

LAPD releases sketches of road rage suspect

Detectives have released two sketches of the same suspect who shot into a red Kia, killing the 22-year-old driver on July 13, 2013. Detectives have characterized the incident as road rage. “The sketches are similar, […]

07/17/2013

Community activist Earl Ofari Hutchinson speaks at the scene of Monday night's disturbance at a news conference in Los Angeles Tuesday, July 16,  2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

National discussion on race relations urged

The verdict in the George Zimmerman trial has sparked a passionate response from people in Los Angeles and across the country. Allegations of racial injustice have been the theme of much of those responses, which […]

07/17/2013

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Hollywood robberies said to be related to Trayvon Martin protests

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – At least eight people were behind bars this morning after they and dozens of others marauded through Hollywood, taking purses, phones, jewelry and other items from pedestrians in a crime spree that […]

07/17/2013

Police officers wait for demonstrators to arrive on Crenshaw Boulevard near the I-10 freeway during a protest in Los Angeles on Sunday, July 14, 2013, the day after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

LA to deploy more police to prevent disturbances

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police plan to be out in much greater force to prevent any more violence spiraling out of protests over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Florida […]

07/16/2013

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo)

Due to Martin protests, Garcetti returns early to LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – In the aftermath of Southland protests over the acquittal of a Florida neighborhood watch captain who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, Mayor Eric Garcetti cut short an East Coast trip and planned […]

07/15/2013

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