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  • Motive behind shooting in LAPD station remains unclear, officials say

    Motive behind shooting in LAPD station remains unclear, officials say
    Los Angeles police said they are still trying to determine what prompted a man to open fire at an LAPD station in Mid-City station Monday night, wounding an officer. The shooting suspect, 29-year-old Daniel C. Yealu, remained hospitalized in critical...
  • Police Commission calls for public airing of LAPD tampering case

    Police Commission calls for public airing of LAPD tampering case
    The Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday called for a public hearing to question LAPD officials about patrol officers who tampered with voice recording equipment in patrol cars. Commissioner Robert Saltzman said he wanted to hear from senior staff...
  • Police shoot knife-wielding suspect in East Hollywood

    Police shoot knife-wielding suspect in East Hollywood
    A suspect armed with a knife was fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers responding to a report of a man with a deadly weapon in East Hollywood, police said Sunday.  Police responded about 3:45 p.m. to Sunset and Hobart boulevards after a call for...
  • 49ers' Aldon Smith arrested at LAX after alleged bomb comment

    49ers' Aldon Smith arrested at LAX after alleged bomb comment
    San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after he allegedly became argumentative with a screening agent and made comments suggesting he had a bomb, police said. Aldon Jacarus Ramon Smith, 24,...
  • Man found shot dead in home near Benedict Canyon; LAPD investigating

    Man found shot dead in home near Benedict Canyon; LAPD investigating
    Homicide investigators remained at the scene of a home near Benedict Canyon on Saturday evening, hours after a man with multiple gunshot wounds was found dead inside, Los Angeles police said. Few details were immediately available, but LAPD Officer...
  • LAPD shooting suspect wanted to be police officer, father says

    LAPD shooting suspect wanted to be police officer, father says
    The father of the 29-year-old man accused of opening fire at a Los Angeles police station Monday night said his son was working as a security guard and aspired to be a police officer. Danny Yealu, 58, told The Times that his son — Daniel C. Yealu¬†...
  • Suspect in LAPD shooting had been rejected by L.A. Police Academy

    Suspect in LAPD shooting had been rejected by L.A. Police Academy
    The man who police say opened fire at a Los Angeles Police Department station Monday night had tried to become a Los Angeles police officer but was rejected, officials said. LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith said Daniel C. Yealu had applied to join the LAPD academy...
  • LAPD mourns officer killed by driver suspected of being on drugs

    LAPD mourns officer killed by driver suspected of being on drugs
    The Los Angeles Police Department was in mourning with news that a veteran motorcycle officer hit by a driver suspected of being high on cocaine Saturday had died of his injuries. Chris Cortijo, a 27-year veteran of the department, died Wednesday...
  • LAPD cop killed in suspected DUI had made 3,000 drunk-driving arrests

    LAPD cop killed in suspected DUI had made 3,000 drunk-driving arrests
    This post has been corrected. See note below for details. Veteran Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who died Wednesday after being hit by a driver accused of being high on cocaine, had arrested more than 3,000 DUI...
  • Letters: Unsung heroes in the LAPD

    Letters: Unsung heroes in the LAPD
    Re "New details on shooting at station," April 9 The Times quotes Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck as saying, in regard to the shooting this week at a police station: "By the grace of God, the suspect did not come in with the assault weapons that...
  • Suspect in LAPD station shooting charged with attempted murder

    Suspect in LAPD station shooting charged with attempted murder
    A 29-year-old man accused of wounding a Los Angeles police officer after he opened fire at a Mid-City police station was charged Thursday with two counts of attempted murder of a peace officer. Daniel Christoph Yealu, of Los Angeles, also faces gun...