Fox News broadcast a suspect's suicide live today, setting of a firestorm of criticism, as well as viral views of the video (warning: the disturbing, graphic clip is posted after the jump).
The motorist was being chased by police in the Phoenix area when he got out of a vehicle, ran away, stopped, ... More >>
A 25-year-old man who stole an LAPD cruiser today lost a leg when the patrol car hit a light pole and crashed into a Starbucks in Mid-City, police said.
The Ford Crown Victoria was left unattended by a supervisor who was at the scene of a robbery investigation at a motel at La Brea Avenue and Adams ... More >>
Putting the hammer down in a hot German touring car is almost required these days for automotive journalists.
Rare is the piece that doesn't mention taking a vehicle to the limit and taking its speed beyond the legal limit. (Go ahead, flip through your favorite magazine with Track, Driver or Car i ... More >>
By Aaron Hillis
Not to knock films as fantastic as his Rachel Getting Married, The Silence of the Lambs, and Something Wild, but there's something wilder--or at least, more directly stimulating and pure--about Jonathan Demme's live-performance docs.
The 68-year-old auteur immortalized a Talking H ... More >>
Jayne Amelia Larson is a Jersey girl who made it to Harvard. But she may have gotten her greatest education from her job as a chauffeur.Larson's 16-hour days behind the wheel were spent driving royalty of every variety: Cross-dressing movie stars. Coked-up rock stars. Spoiled Beverly Hills brats. An ... More >>
The case of Devin Petelski vs. the LAPD came to a quiet end last year. The 25-year-old was killed when her BMW was T-boned by an LAPD cruiser on Venice Boulevard on the night Oct. 15, 2009.
Her family sued the department, alleging that the officer behind the wheel was speeding with no emergency lig ... More >>
The lone fatality of an early-morning DUI pileup on January 3 has been identified as 26-year-old Angelo Bowers.
According to comedy site LaughSpin, Bowers -- who didn't have a Twitter or Facebook account -- was somewhat of a comic's comic, well-known and -loved by the insider L.A. comedy community. ... More >>
LAPDFollowing yesterday's Occupy L.A. protests downtown, a vandal "stabbed" the tires of "several" police cars outside the LAPD's Central Division station overnight, cops said.
However, nothing indicates the slashing was done on the part of an occupier scorned.
Rather, it sounds to us like ... More >>
Chris YarzabA Glendale P.D. Crown Vic.Hey, guys: Let's take a patrol car to Vegas. No way. Way!
That conversation, or something like it, was the likely beginning of the end for a trio of Glendale police officers, who this month are out of a job after the reportedly took a cop car on a Vegas ... More >>
miami.olx.comAuthorities say the suspect was driving a Crown Vic like this.Update: Police say the victim was found with only minor injuries. The suspect was arrested. Some details after the jump.
Scary kidnapping in Simi Valley, the Ventura County town known for being a bedroom community of ... More >>
Zev's BlogCharge this, China.The kids were apparently getting tired of pushing around those frumpy old Ford Crown Victorias that used to epitomize the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
A few lucky deputies have since upgraded to the menacing, pitbullish Dodge Charger -- and so upgrade ... More >>
If you've ever wondered about your neighbor's pickup truck having a city seal on its doors, you have only to turn to L.A. Controller Laura Chick's latest cry of outrage to learn of the expanding armada of city cars that are parked in employees' driveways. Chick's audit charges that "a total of 1,131 ... More >>