At least four killed in Labor Day shootings

At least four people were killed in South Los Angeles in a series of Labor Day shootings that also left several victims wounded, police said Tuesday.

LAPD inspector general seeks witnesses in Ezell Ford shooting

The Los Angeles Police Department’s inspector general issued a call Tuesday for witnesses of the fatal police shooting of Ezell Ford in South Los Angeles to come forward.

Citizens ask Compton school board to review gun policy

The Compton Branch of the NAACP and Mayor Aja Brown have asked the Compton Unified School District (CUSD) to “rescind” and “reconsider” a decision the board made during a July 8 meeting to allow selected officers on the school police ...

Metro fares to increase

Beginning Sept. 15, fares will increase on Metropolitan Transit Authority (Metro) busses and trains.

CSU Dominguez Hills ranked 10th in the nation for ‘public good’

This is the third year in a row the university has been in the top 10 among more than 650 universities across the country whose highest degree granted is the master’s degree.

Dance for Jenesse

The Jenesse Center Inc. will host Dance4Hope 2014, in recognition of domestic violence awareness month Oct. 11 on the Warner Bros. Studio Lot in Burbank.

Video shows man shooting 'Suge' Knight at pre-VMA party, but no suspect named

Detectives have video that shows a man shooting former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and two other people in a West Hollywood nightclub early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

LAPD camera system deemed inadequate

Responding to an independent watchdog’s audit that found the Los Angeles Police Department’s camera system “inadequate,” Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained.

LAUSD makes shift to counseling rather than punishment

Los Angeles Unified School District officials have announced that school police will no longer issue citations for most campus fights, petty theft and other minor offenses but instead refer students to counseling and other services.

Byron Scott becomes Centennial High mentor

Lakers head coach Byron Scott announced Tuesday that he will serve as a mentor for ninth- and 10th-grade students involved in the Male Academy intervention program at Centennial High School in Compton.

Alex Johnson nominated for county post

A little more than a week after suffering a defeat at the polls to win a seat on the Los Angeles Board of Education, Alex Johnson is headed for a slot on a board that actually oversees the actions of ...

Angelenos Demand Drone-Free LAPD

On Thursday, August 21, communities from across Los Angeles will be gathering at the Los Angeles City Hall to demand a prohibition on the use of drone technology by the Los Angeles Police Department.

LAPD Chief Beck accepts second term

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck was re-appointed Tuesday by the city Police Commission and will serve another five years as head of the department.

Mentally ill man shot, killed by police

A 25-year-old Los Angeles man was mortally wounded Monday evening by LAPD officers whom witnesses said ordered him to the ground and, after complying, fired upon him allegedly striking him in the back. Evell Ford Jr., who reportedly suffered from ...

National Night Out unites communities against crime

The National Association of Town Watch (NATW) celebrated its 31st National Night Out (NNO), which has gained worldwide support since its inception in 1984. In 2013 NNO involved 16,242 communities including over 37.8 million people from all 50 U.S. states, ...