William Bratton Is the Most Famous Cop in America

He’s hot-tempered and can be as blunt as a Billy club. But Chief Bratton gets the job done

While You Were Sleeping: Guns in Socks and Other Scares

From odd to awful, a selective lineup of this week’s illegal incidents organized by neighborhood

50 Years After the Watts Rebellion, Felicia Still Finds Relevance

The 1965 short film gives a glimpse into one of L.A.'s most notorious neighborhoods before it was torn apart by rioting
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Los Angeles Just Had a Record-Setting Year for City Fraud Complaints

A City Controller report details looking into 543 cases of payroll transgressions, suspected kickbacks, ineffective management, and more

George Gascón Demands DA Jackie Lacey Halt Prosecutions of Suspects Falsely ID’ed as Gang Members

He says “a review is imperative in order to restore community trust” in the wake of reports

Documentary Week on Ask Chris: Shotgun Freeway

Ride in the back of a convertible for a drive through lost L.A.
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The Popular West Hollywood Aesthetician Who Was Arrested for Plotting to Murder Her Rival

Dawn DaLuise is back in the news following the arrests of two L.A. men

Los Angeles Reacts to the Charlie Hebdo Massacre

Anegelenos gathered outside of Figaro Bistro for a vigil
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The College Admissions Scandal Is an L.A. Story That Was Decades in the Making

In the new book 'Guilty Admissions,' author Nicole LaPorte traces the roots of the scheme that shocked America

She Went Out for Gas and Was Left for Dead: The Unsolved Story of Diane Sparks

It was Sunday, March 10, 1946, and Barbara Hensley, 11, Mary Young, 8, and a small terrier named Bozo walked to a spot near their homes for a picnic in Van Nuys.