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The hour-long documentary focuses on the days after LAPD officers beat Rodney King, which sparked the riots.   Saturday, April 29, marks the 25th anniversary of the fiery Los Angeles riots that occurred in the wake of the acquittal of four White LAPD officers who beat Rodney King when a routine traffic stop turned deadly. The Smithsonian Channel aired […]

You know, it wasn’t too long ago that musician Wyclef Jean was all over social media singing the praises of the #AllLivesMatter movement and let’s just say he may feel a bit differently after his unfortunate encounter with the LAPD. Mistaken as a suspect in a robbery, Wyclef Jean was handcuffed by the LAPD and […]

The shooting took place at the UCLA campus on June 1 around 10 a.m. PT, where SWAT teams arrived to clear the floors of the campus buildings.   LOS ANGELES, California — Police found a “kill list” at the Minnesota home of the gunman who opened fire at UCLA on Wednesday, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie […]

  (CNN)Police are examining what’s been described as a knife said to have been found at the Los Angeles-area estate once owned by former football star O.J. Simpson, Los Angeles police Capt. Andy Neiman said Friday. Police learned within the last month that a former Los Angeles police officer received the item from a construction […]

Los Angeles Police Department officer Mary O’Callaghan was sentenced to 36 months in prison on Thursday after being convicted of assault caught on her police cruiser dash…

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After the removal of Bill Cosby’s statue at Disney in Hollywood, networks dropping reruns of his hit television shows, and an admission of drugging a woman with…

The LAPD officer who kicked #AlesiaThomas to death was just found guilty, but of a smaller assault offense. pic.twitter.com/0iV1IJlK5c — Shaun King (@ShaunKing) June 5,…

As police continue to investigate the shooting death of a black homeless man in Los Angeles, officials say the body camera footage won’t be released just yet, Mashable…

UPDATED, Monday, March 2, 2015, 8:16 a.m. EST – The Los Angeles Police Department has released a statement in the shooting death of a man in the city’s Skid Row section, which Buzzfeed has posted. It reads, in part: At approximately noon today, a private citizen placed a 9-1-1 emergency call to report a robbery near […]

Daniele Watts (pictured left) and boyfriend Brian Lucas (pictured) plead not guilty to lewd conduct charges in Los Angeles Tuesday, the New York Daily News reports.…

Civil Rights leaders are demanding an apology from Daniele Watts (pictured right) after her recent detainment, the New York Daily News reports. RELATED: Actress Detained By…

A recent study found that police officers across Los Angeles have averaged about one kill per week for the past 14 years. Most killed are men of color. While many may not be shocked by the news, the research is rare given many police departments do not record such data or make it public. Here’s […]