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City Council Overrides Garcetti’s Veto of LAPD Funding Shift

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council voted today to override Mayor Eric Garcetti's veto of a spending plan that...

Susy Berman’s Greatest Unfinished Story (and the Trial of Robert Durst) — The Complete...

Published on January 31, 2021. Today is the 39th anniversary of the disappearance of Kathie Durst. She was...

Police Officer: Social Media Post Mocking George Floyd Circulated within LAPD

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Activists called today for the firing of any Los Angeles Police Department employee who created or circulated a...

LAPD Launches Program For Mental Health Clinician To Respond To Some Calls

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles Police Department has begun a program to dispatch a mental health response team, consisting of...

Judge Enjoins District Attorney Gascón’s Key Reform Directives

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A judge today ruled mostly in favor of the Association of Deputy District Attorneys for Los Angeles County...

D.A. Gascón Makes Exception to Death Penalty Policy

The L.A. Times reported on Friday that Los Angeles D.A. George Gascón made an exception to his directive barring prosecutors from seeking...

National Police Foundation To Review LAPD’s Response to George Floyd Protests

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The National Police Foundation will hold two listening sessions today to help independently assess the Los Angeles Police...

Judge Mulls DA Union Request to Stop Top Prosecutor From Enforcing Directives

By Bill Hetherman, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The union representing Los Angeles County prosecutors urged a...

Lawyers for LA District Attorney and LA Prosecutors Union Square Off over Gascón Directives

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The union representing Los Angeles County prosecutors urged a judge today to issue a preliminary injunction stopping District...

UCLA Mellon Grant to Establish Archive About Mass Incarceration

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - UCLA scholars are launching an initiative to collect, digitize and preserve an archive of data, testimonies, artifacts and...

At Least Four LA Area Law Enforcement Officers Attended DC Insurrection

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A total of 31 law enforcement officers from 12 states have been identified as being at the deadly...

DA Drops Death Penalty Bid for Man Awaiting Retrial in Killing of LAPD Officer

SAN FERNANDO (CNS) - Prosecutors announced today that they will not seek the death penalty for a man who is awaiting a...

LA County DA Supports Ban on Death Penalty in Federal Cases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón -- who issued a directive barring prosecutors from seeking the death...

Report Urges Reforms For LASD, where ‘Deputy Gangs’ ‘Escalate Uses of Force’

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - In an extensive report released today analyzing more than a dozen secret subgroups at the Los Angeles County...

LAPD Working To Identify Any Officers Who Attended DC Trump Rally or Siege

LOS ANGELES (CNS)  - The Los Angeles Police Department is working to identify officers who may have been attended the pro-Trump rally in...

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