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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.

  • Man thought to have been carrying a rifle voluntarily surrenders to police, claims it was a BB gun

    A 25-year-old Burbank man is in custody after allegedly pointing a fake firearm at a mother and son late Thursday morning, authorities said. Jose Luevanos was arrested on suspicion of displaying an imitation firearm in a threatening manner after police received a call at around 11:40 a.m. about...

  • Burbank teens suspected of alleged assault

    Burbank police made a pair of arrests in connection with an assault on two teenagers in late January, according to a statement released by police Tuesday. Burbank residents Alejandro Puebla, 19, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. Lt. Claudio Losacco...

  • Trio of suspected gang members arrested in armed robbery of a Burbank Little Caesars

    Trio of suspected gang members arrested in armed robbery of a Burbank Little Caesars

    Three alleged gang members were arrested by Burbank police last Wednesday in connection with an armed robbery that occurred in late December, authorities said. Carlos Ramirez, 25, of North Hollywood, along with two underage juveniles — one from Hollywood and the other from Los Angeles — were arrested...

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