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William Bratton

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  • Russian diplomats charged with Medicaid fraud

    Russian diplomats charged with Medicaid fraud
    WASHINGTON – Current and former Russian diplomats in New York routinely claimed poverty to fraudulently collect Medicaid benefits for their pregnant wives and children while shopping for luxury watches, Tiffany’s jewelry and even robotic...
  • Monterey Park drops plan for English signs amid community outcry

    Monterey Park drops plan for English signs amid community outcry
    The Monterey Park City Council unanimously voted against adopting an ordinance that would have required some "modern Latin lettering" on storefront signs in addition to Chinese characters. After a four-hour discussion Wednesday night with more than 40...
  • Sen. Feinstein: New York train crash shows safety goals must be met

    WASHINGTON – After New York’s deadly train derailment, Congress should hold firm to a 2015 deadline for railroads to install systems that will automatically slow down or stop trains if engineers exceed speed limits or are on a collision course...
  • LAPD chief asks for public's help in 7-year-old's 'horrific' death

    LAPD chief asks for public's help in 7-year-old's 'horrific' death
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck asked Thursday for the public's help in finding those responsible for the shooting death of a 7-year-old boy, which he called a "horrific crime." Beck said detectives have been "working around the clock" since...
  • Court panel appears skeptical of L.A. ban on homeless living in cars

    Court panel appears skeptical of L.A. ban on homeless living in cars
    A federal appeals court on Thursday appeared to be leaning toward striking down a Los Angeles city ban on homeless people living in their cars or recreational vehicles on public streets and in parking lots. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • LAPD looking for jewelry in connection with Joseph Gatto case

    LAPD looking for jewelry in connection with Joseph Gatto case
    Detectives asked for the public's help Thursday in locating jewelry that may have been taken from the home of Joseph Gatto, the artist and father of a state assemblyman found shot to death in his Silver Lake home. Detectives are still trying to...
  • L.A. accuses two big banks of discriminatory mortgage lending

    Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer on Thursday filed lawsuits alleging discriminatory lending practices against Citigroup and Wells Fargo, two of the nation's largest banks. The lawsuits, filed in U.S. federal court, allege that the banks engaged in a...
  • Suspects sought in killing of Glassell Park man, wounding wife

    Suspects sought in killing of Glassell Park man, wounding wife
    Reality TV writer and director James Marcus Howe and his wife were inside their Glassell Park home when a salesman knocked on the door. It was the Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving. Within minutes, Howe was dead and his wife seriously wounded. ...
  • Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources

    Oakland police struggle to rebuild — using fewer resources
    OAKLAND — It was a quiet evening by this city's standards, and still the police emergency lines were lighting up. As screams rang out behind her, a caller said her neighbor was being beaten. A woman reported that a front door down the street had...
  • Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues

    Chief of embattled Oakland police steps down, citing medical issues
    OAKLAND — The chief of the embattled Oakland Police Department abruptly announced a medical retirement Wednesday, hours before a team of consultants — among them former Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton — was scheduled to lay...
  • L.A. parking ticket refunds can now be researched online

     
    Drivers who want to know if the city of L.A. owes them a parking ticket refund can search for their names on an online database....