Cindy Chang is a deputy Metro editor. She came to the Los Angeles Times in 2012, first covering immigration and ethnic communities before moving to the L.A. County sheriff’s beat and then the LAPD. Previously, she was at the New Orleans Times-Picayune, where she was the lead writer for a series on Louisiana prisons that won several national awards. A graduate of Yale University and NYU School of Law, she began her journalism career at the Pasadena Star-News.
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Many have recently survived a novel and dangerous journey — flying from China to Ecuador, braving the treacherous rainforest of the Darien Gap on foot, then traversing Mexico by car and bus before crossing the border.
July 27, 2023
Asian Americans across the country are anguishing over the recent mass shootings, in which older Asian men have allegedly opened fire on other Asians.
Jan. 25, 2023
As the offspring of a mixed marriage, I understand the divide that probably defined the gunman’s life, as it has defined my parents’ lives.
May 30, 2022
The Los Angeles Police Commission has faulted officers for firing unnecessary shots, failing to maintain effective communication with one another, failing to wait for reinforcements and other transgressions, a Times analysis of fatal shootings since 2018 shows.
March 14, 2021
Wallack, 64, a longtime contributor to the Los Angeles Times, was an avid hiker, runner and cyclist who competed in extreme events around the world.
Dec. 20, 2020
An independent review of stops conducted by LAPD officers last year found that racial disparities previously identified in a Times investigation were in part the result of failed strategies to use traffic and minor violations “as a pretext to identify or suppress more serious crimes.”
Oct. 24, 2020
The LAPD’s SWAT unit is controlled by a “SWAT Mafia” that encourages officers to use excessive force, a sergeant’s lawsuit alleges.
July 29, 2020
En medio de un movimiento nacional para desfinanciar a la policía y reinvertir el dinero para ayudar a los residentes negros y latinos, la policía de L.A. ampliará su característico programa de policía comunitaria.
July 29, 2020