Topic: Los Angeles Police Department
The celebrated rise of Ted Williams, the man with the golden voice, hits a stumbling block, and he may be heading to rehab. His story illustrates the many hazards that can lead to homelessness.
01/12/2011 06:54 pm
In 2010, Los Angeles saw 297 homicides – down from more than 600 a year in the 1990s. The mayor and police groups praise the LAPD, but other are dubious.
01/04/2011 07:59 pm
Our ultra-costly and ultra-punitive system is neither protecting victims nor rehabilitating lawbreakers. It's time for a new approach, one that consolidates disparate components into unified local Public Safety Agencies that provide both justice and security at a much lower cost.
12/30/2010 09:30 am
First responders are busy but not overwhelmed by rain storms that have lashed California for five days. Preparedness efforts include ways to channel mudslides, should they strike roads or homes.
12/21/2010 06:01 pm
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Grim Sleeper photos released: for over 20 years, the LAPD had sought a Los Angeles serial killer, dubbed the Grim Sleeper. After arresting their prime suspect, Lonnie Franklin Jr., the department is sharing 180 photos of possible victims in the hope that the public will be able to identify some of them.
12/17/2010 01:00 am
Islamic radicalization in America's own backyard is a problem. But our domestic counterterrorism strategies end up alienating or underutilizing our best asset – the Muslim community. Partnerships with moderate Muslims, education, research, and dialogue will build trust and counter extremism.
12/16/2010 02:13 pm
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Mel Gibson is providing comedians with non-stop material. Letterman writer says Mel Gibson is the "gift that keeps on giving."
07/22/2010 12:46 pm
'The Closer' returns for its sixth season Monday night at 9 p.m.
07/12/2010 08:38 pm