It started as an ordinary spat among high school girls, sparked by an unpaid restaurant bill.
The Father's Day service at the oldest black church in Los Angeles began Sunday with choir members clapping and dancing joyously down the aisle.
Miguel Coronado pulled up to the tile-roofed beige house where he had been handcuffed and shoved into a patrol car six years before — for telling a girl that she could refuse to talk to the sheriff's deputy who was questioning her.
One sheriff's deputy shot himself in the leg while pulling out his gun to confront a suspect.
Four inmates were injured Wednesday afternoon when a disturbance erupted in the Men’s Central Jail in downtown Los Angeles, officials said.
As Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell tries to turn around a department under federal scrutiny for jail brutality, racial harassment and corruption, one of his most immediate challenges is a staffing shortage that could threaten his reform agenda.
The 74-year-old woman was frail and had trouble walking.
The LAPD detectives should have known they had the wrong man.