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  • Body discovered floating in Hollenbeck Park lake in Boyle Heights

    Body discovered floating in Hollenbeck Park lake in Boyle Heights
    A body was discovered Thursday morning in the Hollenbeck Park lake in Boyle Heights, authorities said. Los Angeles police were called to East 4th Street and South Louis Street about 10:15 a.m. after a person walking on the path along the lake saw what...
  • LAX luggage-theft probe leads to arrests of current, ex-handlers

    LAX luggage-theft probe leads to arrests of current, ex-handlers
    Authorities served 25 search warrants and made multiple arrests Wednesday night as part of a months-long investigation into luggage and cargo thefts at Los Angeles International Airport. Airport police and other officers swooped down on a cargo facility...
  • Man killed in Hollywood Hills LAPD shooting identified

    Man killed in Hollywood Hills LAPD shooting identified
    The man found dead inside a Hollywood Hills home after exchanging gunfire with LAPD officers was identified Wednesday by L.A. County coroner's officials. Michael Valentino, 27, of Los Angeles, was found Monday inside the home in the 8100 block of...
  • NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize. Will others follow?

    NLRB says Northwestern football players can unionize. Will others follow?
    It's hard to imagine how the National Labor Relations Board could become any less popular among Republicans, but it certainly seems to be trying. On Wednesday, Peter Sung Ohr, the board's regional director in Chicago, ruled that football players at...
  • Rewards totaling $100,000 offered in fatal Westside hit-and-run case

    Rewards totaling $100,000 offered in fatal Westside hit-and-run case
    Two rewards totaling $100,000 were offered Wednesday as Los Angeles police investigators continue searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck the son of a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Dean D. Pregerson, the victim's father, appealed to...
  • Did LAPD Chief Beck play favorites?

     Did LAPD Chief Beck play favorites?
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck stoked fears of favoritism when he overruled a disciplinary panel's recommendation to fire a well-connected officer in the department. Beck's controversial decision involved Officer Shaun Hillmann, who in 2012 got...
  • 53-year-old baby sitter charged with killing 4-year-old girl

    53-year-old baby sitter charged with killing 4-year-old girl
    A 53-year-old Westlake woman was charged Tuesday in the death of a 4-year-old girl she was baby-sitting. Vanessa Denise Hawkins Scott pleaded not guilty to one charge of murder, assault on a child causing death and child abuse. She’s being held on...
  • Sylmar man arrested in connection with stabbing death of his mother

    A 22-year-old Sylmar man was arrested Tuesday afternoon in connection with the stabbing death of his mother, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.   Officers responding to a call at a home in the 13900 block of Herron Street found a 55-year-...
  • Chief Beck's decision sends wrong message

    Chief Beck's decision sends wrong message
    Consider this hypothetical situation. You're Joe Blow, an off-duty cop, and you've had too much to drink. Things begin getting out of hand just short of 2 a.m., at a saloon. Some guy's dancing with your wife and you don't like it. You give him a...
  • LAPD officials address 'chaotic' attack on officers in Hollywood Hills

    LAPD officials address 'chaotic' attack on officers in Hollywood Hills
    LAPD Asst. Chief Michel Moore described Monday’s Hollywood Hills shooting, in which one officer was injured, as a sudden and unprovoked attack. Moore, filling in for Chief Charlie Beck at Tuesday's Police Commission meeting, said investigators...
  • LAPD discipline case raises questions of favoritism

    LAPD discipline case raises questions of favoritism
    Shaun Hillmann's career as a Los Angeles police officer appeared to be over after he was caught on tape outside a bar uttering a racial slur, and later denied it to his superiors. High-ranking police officials recommended that Hillmann be fired,...