We love the double standards when it comes to law enforcement in L.A.
Cops these days can get you for texting while driving (and L.A.'s Superior Court referees often back them no matter what) even though the law makes the infraction almost impossible to prove: " ..Selecting or entering a phone numb ... More >>
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Another day, another crazy chase.
This one had suspects in a Volvo SUV throwing cash out a window. That move apparently drew crowds to the South Los Angeles area near USC where the chase was going around in circles until it came to a stop and alleged bad guys were app ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: L.A. mayor wants to ban assault weapons nationwide. And: New York's top cop says the suspect fashioned himself as "The Joker." First posted at 1:10 p.m.
*Dark Knight Massacre: LAPD Sends Undercover Cops Into Area Theaters.
The 24-year-old suspected of killing 12 an ... More >>
United States Secretary of Commerce John Bryson sure ended the weekend with a bang--er, make that three. In town to give the commencement speech at a Pasadena school, Bryson capped off his trip to Los Angeles by hitting two cars a total of three times.
The secretary was driving south on San Gabriel ... More >>
Google MapsUpdated at the bottom: The suspect was identified. First posted at 6 a.m.
A nude man fatally stabbed a mother and her daughter and injured a man in a home in unincorporated Torrance last night, according to authorities and reports.
Authorities responded to the residence about 8:1 ... More >>
The Red Line: of brutal stabbings and suspicious packages.The L.A. County Sheriff's Department took no chances yesterday afternoon, upon receiving word from passengers exiting a Red Line subway car at Union Station that somebody may have left a "package" behind. (Tattletales.)
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WalmartUpdated at the bottom with a murder charge being filed against the suspect. The victim and suspect are ID'd. First posted at 7 a.m. on Wednesday.
A homeless man allegedly grabbed a bat from a Walmart sporting goods department and beat an elderly man to death in front of horrified shop ... More >>
lockerz.comThe Game.It wasn't exactly an attack by the hacker group Anonymous, but the Compton Sheriff's Station was inundated with calls over the weekend after a tweet from the account of rapper The Game offered internships and listed the non-emergency number for deputies.
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Sheriff's booking photo of Ryan Bowman.Thirty-four-year-old Ryan Bowman, the man who turned himself in after a woman crossing the street was fatally struck down on the Sunset Strip this week, distributes Girls Gone Wild videos in Australia, according to reports.
The tragedy happened shortly ... More >>
Updated after the jump with children of group leader being put in protective custody.
It was a weird weekend in Palmdale, where authorities were on the lookout for a breakaway Christian church group that was feared to have undertaken a suicide pact. When the 13 people were found at a local p ... More >>
Among other things, the Tribune Company's announcement that it is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection has reliably sparked a chorus of anti-Semitic comments in the far-right blogosphere. (Sam Zell photo via Gawker)