8 hours ago | WTF
A deputy director of community affairs at the California Department of Justice was part of a group of suspected fake cops arrested late last month by the L.A. Sheriff's Department. Los Angeles resident Brandon Kiel allegedly represented himself as...
14 hours ago | Economy
The New York Times might think that Los Angeles is a bizarre land, but millions of Americans and people from other parts of the world really do seem to love L.A. We love it, too. The Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board (a.k.a. L.A. Tou...
15 hours ago | Police
The Los Angeles Police Department has a history of using its officers, particularly those who ride motorcycles, to issue what we like to call bullshit tickets. We once encountered a cop sitting on his bike as he waved lucky motorist after lucky mo...
18 hours ago | Crime
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Last summer, news broke that famed Los Angeles Police Department Det. Frank Lyga had been recorded telling a class of fellow law-enforcement officers that when he loo...
18 hours ago | Celebrities
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. He calls himself Baby Scumbag, and he has nearly 1 million followers on Instagram alone. Pro skater Steven Fernandez describes himself as "just a lil' Mexican kid fro...
1 day ago | WTF
So your roommate comes home at all hours, plays loud music and has even louder sex? Consider yourself lucky. Cops allege that a North Hills man was in the process of evicting a roommate when things went south and he killed the woman. The Los Angel...