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  • LAPD officers are on patrol with body cameras starting today

    LAPD officers are on patrol with body cameras starting today

    The body cameras are here. After nearly two years of fundraising, testing and crafting policy, Los Angeles police officers hit city streets Monday morning wearing the chest-mounted cameras. The roll out marked a significant moment for the LAPD, pushing Los Angeles forward in becoming the largest...

  • Woman brings grenade to LAPD station, prompting evacuation

    Woman brings grenade to LAPD station, prompting evacuation

    The Los Angeles Police Department's Mission Hills station was evacuated for more than two hours Sunday after a woman brought a grenade into the station's lobby, authorities said. Shortly before 1 p.m., the woman carried the explosive device into the station in the 11000 block of North Sepulveda...

  • LAPD motorcycle officer struck by SUV dies

    LAPD motorcycle officer struck by SUV dies

    Officer Chris Cortijo was at a red light when he was struck by an SUV driven by a woman suspected of being under the influence of cocaine.

  • Doughnut shop owner scuffles with suspects during armed robbery

    Doughnut shop owner scuffles with suspects during armed robbery

    The owner of a Burbank doughnut shop was attacked early Wednesday morning during an armed robbery, according to police. Two men wearing hooded sweatshirts and masks entered Kim’s Donuts and Coffee on Victory Boulevard around 5:25 a.m. Burbank Police Lt. Travis Irving said at least one of the men...

  • Transient arrested after allegedly pulling a knife on worker at aid center

    A transient is in custody after allegedly pulling a knife on a worker at the Burbank Temporary Aid Center, known as BTAC, Monday morning, police said. Kenneth Jackson, 30, was charged with assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office after...

  • Man arrested for road-rage stabbing of driver preceding fatal crash

    Man arrested for road-rage stabbing of driver preceding fatal crash

    A Glendale man was arrested Tuesday for his alleged involvement in a fatal car crash on Dec. 9 that took the life of a 52-year-old man. Haroution Stepanyan, 24, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of stabbing the driver of a minivan that crashed into Rodolfo Tan — who was standing at a bus stop near...

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