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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.

  • Burbank men sentenced for 2013 murder of Glendale man who was buried in Angeles National Forest

    Two Burbank men were sentenced to prison Monday for the 2013 beating death of a Glendale resident whose body was found in a shallow grave in the Angeles National Forest. Erik Pearson, 26, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison, while Donald Thurman, 30, will spend life behind bars without...

  • South Pasadena police reportedly involved in fatal Burbank shooting

    South Pasadena police reportedly involved in fatal Burbank shooting

    An officer-involved shooting turned deadly Thursday after officers with the South Pasadena Police Department attempted to serve a warrant at a Burbank home, leaving one civilian dead, police said. The shooting occurred around 8:45 a.m. at a home in the 1400 block of Broadway. Burbank Police Sgt....

  • Siblings sentenced to prison for attempted Burbank burglary

    Three siblings, two of whom were third-strike candidates, will spend several years behind bars after being convicted Thursday of attempting to break into a Burbank home. The conviction comes after Donald Trotter, Destiny Trotter and Daven Trotter were arrested by Burbank police officers on the...

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