• May 30

    Images: Violence Flares Up on the Streets of Los Angeles

    Protests following the in-custody death of George Floyd in Minneapolis were mostly peaceful in Los Angeles before taking a violent turn. Buildings and vehicles were damaged and protesters clashed with officers Friday night in Pershing Square and other downtown LA locations. On Saturday, several LAPD vehicles were burned as a crowd grew in the Fairfax District. By Sunday, the violence and...
  • George Floyd 21 hours ago

    Los Angeles Police Have Arrested 2,700 Since Protests Began

    Los Angeles police have arrested more than 2,700 people since protests began last week, a total believed the largest of any American city. Police Chief Michel Moore provided the figure Tuesday to the Police Commission, a civilian oversight board. He said about 2,500 of the arrests were for failure to disperse or curfew violations. The rest were for crimes including…

  • LAPD 13 hours ago

    Police Shootout Leaves Two Hospitalized

    Officers were involved in a shootout between two groups of people in a South LA neighborhood. Michelle Valles reports for Today in LA on Wednesday June 3, 2020.

  • LAPD 12 hours ago

    Police Shootout in South LA Neighborhood Leaves Two Hospitalized

    A shootout between two groups of people and police in a South Los Angeles neighborhood ended with two hospitalized and three others under arrest.  The shooting between the two groups began at about midnight in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles. Details about what led to the gunfire were not immediately available. Two people were wounded and three others...

  • Los Angeles 22 hours ago

    At Least 100 People Arrested in Koreatown

    A large group of people are arrested in Koreatown for curfew violations on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

  • Los Angeles 23 hours ago

    LA Mayor Says He Has Confidence in LAPD Chief After He ‘Misspoke’

    Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday he still has confidence in Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore, despite his comments when he equated looting to the in-custody death of George Floyd. “I’ve known this man’s heart for decades. He was the person brought in after the Rampart scandal to clean up that station as a captain,” Garcetti said of...

  • protests Jun 3

    How LAPD is Dealing With Arresting and Processing Protesters

    Police are finding different ways to deal with protesters during the coronavirus pandemic. Eric Leonard reports for the NBC4 I-Team on Tuesday, June 2, 2020.

  • LAPD Jun 2

    Criminal Investigation in LAPD Boyle Heights Beating Presented to Prosecutors

    LAPD internal affairs investigators presented their findings to prosecutors Tuesday in the video-recorded beating of a man during a confrontation with an officer in Boyle Heights. The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office confirmed prosecutors from the Justice System Integrity Division will now review the case in order to decide if criminal charges should be filed. The officer involved,...

  • George Floyd Jun 2

    LAPD Officers Take a Knee in Solidarity With Protesters

    LAPD officers took a knee in solidarity with members of a protest in memory of George Floyd. Video broadcast on Today in LA on Tuesday June 2, 2020.

  • LAPD Jun 2

    One Hospitalized in Gas Station Police Shootout Near Downtown LA

    One person was hospitalized in a shootout Monday night at a gas station west of downtown Los Angeles.  Plain-clothed LAPD narcotics officers arrived a Chevron gas station near Vermont Avenue and 22nd Street, just south of the 10 Freeway. As they drove up to the gas pump island, two of three men opened fire on the officers, police said. ...


    LAPD Vehicle With 4 Officers Crashes Into Coffee Bean

    A Los Angeles Police Department vehicle with four officers inside crashed into a Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf in Studio City Monday night and two officers were hospitalized with minor injuries. A civilian car accidentally cut off the police vehicle, and officers swerved to avoid hitting the car, instead crashing into the coffee shop at 12501 Ventura Blvd., near Whitsett…

  • George Floyd Jun 2

    LAPD Officers Join Protesters in Taking a Knee Outside Police Headquarters

    LAPD officers took a knee in solidarity with protesters during a demonstration outside the department’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.  A group protesting the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man pinned under a Minneapolis officer’s knee during an arrest caught on camera, can be heard chanting ‘take a knee’ in video posted Monday. One of the officers...

  • LAPD Jun 2

    1965, 1992, 2020: Officers and Citizens in Watts Take a Knee to Stop History Repeating

    In the community of Watts Monday, Los Angeles Police officers, community leaders, and citizens took a knee together, acknowledging what unites them in a powerful symbol of solidarity while looking back on a painful history. “We are here in Watts because Watts is familiar with unrest. And we’re committed to make sure it doesn’t happen again,” said LA City...

  • Watts Jun 2

    Watts Community Reflects on 1965 Riots and Calls for Peace

    Watts police and community leaders reflected on the Watts Riots as they called for peace and said violence will not be tolerated. Gordon Tokumatsu reports for the NBC4 News at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 1, 2020.

  • George Floyd Jun 1

    Locals Make Up Bulk of Looting Arrests

    Almost all of those arrested and accused of looting or vandalism during unrest in downtown Los Angeles Friday night and in the Fairfax District Saturday night told police they live in Southern California, with only a handful of those detained listing out-of-state addresses, according to data reviewed by NBC News. By Sunday about half had been released from police custody,…

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  • LAPD Jun 1

    Man in Wheelchair Shot and Killed on North Hollywood Street

    A 26-year-old man in a wheelchair was shot and killed Friday night on a North Hollywood street. Police are asking for the public’s help in find whoever killed Isauro Birrueta, of North Hollywood. He was found dead in the street by officers who arrived at the scene around 11 p.m. in the 11700 block of Runnymede Street.  A vehicle seen…

  • North Hollywood May 29

    Sword-Wielding Man Killed by Police in North Hollywood

    Authorities Thursday released the name of a neighbor dispute suspect, allegedly armed with a sword, who was killed by police in North Hollywood. Officers were sent to the 6400 block of Elmer Avenue at about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday on a report of a neighbor dispute, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. They arrived and made contact with 50-year-old Rommel…

  • NBC4 I-Team May 29

    LAPD, LA County Sheriff’s Department Respond to Protests

    The NBC4 I-Team has noticed a united response to demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis from local law enforcement leaders. They also may have decided not to make arrests during the demonstration in downtown LA because of a recent lawsuit. Eric Leonard reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. Thursday May 28, 2020.

  • LAPD May 27

    Three Arrested in Car-to-Car Shooting Death of 27-Year-Old Single Mother

    Three people have been arrested in the car-to-car shooting death of a 27-year-old woman who was on her way home from a birthday party and waiting a traffic light when she was killed. The shooting happened after midnight in the 1600 block of Manchester Avenue on April 26. Magali Alberto, a single mother, was in her sedan in the South…

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