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  • Man shot dead in suspected gang attack in Lincoln Heights

    Man shot dead in suspected gang attack in Lincoln Heights
    A 22-year-old man died after he was shot multiple times in Lincoln Heights in a suspected gang-related attack, Los Angeles police said Wednesday night. The victim was not breathing when he was found on a sidewalk shortly after 5:30 p.m. in the 2700...
  • Fixing L.A.'s asphalt jungle won't come cheap

     Fixing L.A.'s asphalt jungle won't come cheap
    Los Angeles' streets are a potholed mess and its sidewalks are cracked and jagged. Some 35% of the streets have been given a failing grade by the Bureau of Street Services, and a city consultant estimates it will cost nearly $3.9 billion to fix the...
  • LAPD motorcycle officer struck by SUV dies

    LAPD motorcycle officer struck by SUV dies
    A veteran LAPD motorcycle officer died Wednesday, several days after he was struck by an SUV driven by a woman suspected of being under the influence of cocaine. Fellow officers and family members had been holding vigil for Chris Cortijo — a...
  • New ATF chief in L.A. worked in city during record homicide years

    New ATF chief in L.A. worked in city during record homicide years
    Carlos Canino cut his teeth as an undercover agent in Los Angeles, in an era when violent crime was hitting record highs. It was the summer of 1991, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives had transferred Canino to the Los Angeles...
  • Letters: Even a police station isn't safe?

    Re "Gunman wounds officer at station," April 8 Someone walked into a Los Angeles Police Department station, a facility where nearly everyone is highly trained in gun usage and mentally prepared to use lethal force to end an encounter, and this would-...
  • LAPD officer hit by driver suspected of being high on cocaine dies

    LAPD officer hit by driver suspected of being high on cocaine dies
    This post has been updated. See note below for details. A Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer struck Saturday by a driver allegedly under the influence of cocaine has died of his injuries, officials said. "It is with great sadness and a...
  • LAPD officer gets community service, probation for lying under oath

    LAPD officer gets community service, probation for lying under oath
    A Los Angeles police officer was sentenced Wednesday to community labor and three years' probation for falsely testifying about the details of a 2008 drug arrest. Officer Manuel Bernardo Ortiz, who was convicted of one count each of perjury and...
  • An April Fool's prank Bieber fans will have to see to 'Believe'

     An April Fool's prank Bieber fans will have to see to 'Believe'
    A street artist and electronic musician said Tuesday that he clandestinely removed Justin Bieber's "Believe" CD in stores across Los Angeles and replaced them with fakes as part of an elaborate April Fool's Day stunt. The artist, who goes by the name...
  • Details emerge on suspect in LAPD station shooting

    Details emerge on suspect in LAPD station shooting
    Daniel Yealu was upbeat when he talked to his father last year. He told him that he was making good money as a security guard, had applied to get into the Burbank police academy and hoped to soon buy a condominium. But on Monday night, the 29-year-old...
  • Panel to question LAPD on tampering of officers' recording gear

    Panel to question LAPD on tampering of officers' recording gear
    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...
  • LAPD officer wounded in station shooting is released from hospital

    LAPD officer wounded in station shooting is released from hospital
    The officer who was shot multiple times when a gunman opened fire inside a Mid-City Los Angeles police station Monday night has been released from the hospital, officials said Wednesday. The officer, identified only as a seven-year department veteran, ...