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May 27, 2019

Officer Joins the Ranks of Those Who Arrested Her Brothers' Killers

Officer Joins the Ranks of Those Who Arrested Her Brothers' Killers

Four years after her brother's murder, Jackie Perea has joined the LAPD - joining the ranks of those who arrested the killers.

Dec 30, 2017

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

Echo Park resident Letisia Ruiz was a troubled teen who dropped out of school and became a single mother. She endured several struggles throughout her life but proved you can turn it around with ambition...

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FBI Serves Search Warrants at LA City Hall, DWP Offices
FBI Serves Search Warrants at LA City Hall, DWP Offices

FBI agents served a search warrant at the downtown headquarters of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and City Hall on Monday, but authorities declined to discuss the nature of the investigation.

Preliminary 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Twentynine Palms
Preliminary 4.2 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Twentynine Palms

A magnitude 4.2 earthquake that shook the California desert Monday morning was centered about 10 miles south of Twentynine Palms in Riverside County, just south of the San Bernardino County line, according...

Los Angeles Animal Board to Weigh Horse Racing Ban
Los Angeles Animal Board to Weigh Horse Racing Ban

If one local animal commissioner has his way, Los Angeles will soon become the first major city in the country to ban all activities related to horse racing.

Little Change to SoCal Gas Prices
Little Change to SoCal Gas Prices

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County dropped two-tenths of a cent Monday to $3.725, the 10th consecutive decrease and 17th in 18 days.

Protesters March Despite Heat, Storms in Puerto Rico
Protesters March Despite Heat, Storms in Puerto Rico

Thousands of Puerto Rican flags fluttered in the morning breeze as demonstrators arrived from across the island Monday for what many expected to be one of the biggest protests ever seen in the U.S.

Flames Engulf 99 Cents Only Store in Culver City
Flames Engulf 99 Cents Only Store in Culver City

Firefighters from Culver City and Los Angeles battled a blaze in a 99 Cents Only store early Monday morning, authorities said.