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Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Parts 2 & 3

On today’s podcast we present Parts Two and Three of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by Molly...

Mongol: The Trial of David Martinez — Introduction and Part 1

On today’s podcast we present the Introduction and Part 1 of Mongol, our exclusive new Crime Story series written and read by...

LA Council Votes to Create Pilot Program of Unarmed Mental Health Responders

By Eric Heinz, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council unanimously voted today to...

LA County Considers Hiring Non-Sworn Force to Patrol Parks

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously today to reconsider...

Report: Critical Change Made in Dealing With Mentally Ill Offenders

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A report released today found that meaningful systemic reform has been made in the way police, prosecutors and...

LA County Overhauling Crisis Response to 911 Calls

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County took a step forward today in overhauling its crisis response system, approving a direct line...

LA County Jail Population Is Back Up Above State Overcrowding Limits

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Following a COVID-19-related push to drop Los Angeles County's...

LA County Report Shows Arrests, Bookings Down Dramatically During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - From March to mid-June, as stay-at-home orders took effect...

LA County to Begin Offering Audio, Video Appearances for All Criminal Courts

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County's court system is set to expand audio and video court appearances for hearings to all...

The Robert Durst Trial: The Adjournment

Crime Story has partnered with the Podcast giant Acast to host, distribute, and monetize our original podcast series, Jury Duty:...

LAPD Officers Charged With Falsifying Gang Records May Upend Criminal Cases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Criminal charges filed against three Los Angeles Police Department officers accused of falsifying records about gang affiliation has...

Officers Struck By Projectiles, Protesters Shot With “Nonlethal” Rounds

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - At least three people were recovering today after being injured in confrontations with police during multiple demonstrations in...

Statewide Polling Shows Consensus Building for Police Reforms

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Statewide polling highlighted today by a multi-ethnic coalition of Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations shows a consensus building, particularly...

Becerra Restricts Access to LAPD Gang Records

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has revoked access to Cal-Gang records generated by the Los Angeles Police Department,...

The Robert Durst Trial: Mistrial Hearing

Today, we announced a partnership with the Podcast giant Acast to host, distribute, and monetize their original podcast series, Jury...

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