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  1. policing
    LAPD Is Falsely Labeling People As Gang Members. It’s Part of a Bigger Crisis.LAPD officers’ falsely labeling people as gang members reveals a bigger problem: It doesn’t take much to get yourself added to a gang database.
  2. democratic primaries
    Julián Castro Might Be a BelieverHis floundering campaign seems committed to advancing moral — but unpopular — issues. What’s the long game?
  3. crime
    Woman Killed in Trader Joe’s Hostage Standoff Was Shot by LAPD OfficerA store manager was killed by police during the hostage situation.
  4. the george tyndall case
    LAPD Investigating USC Gynecologist Accused of Sexual MisconductIn the past three weeks, 401 people have called a campus hotline about Dr. George Tyndall.
  5. sexual harassment and assault
    Terry Crews’s Sexual Assault Claim Against Agent Sent to L.A. District AttorneyThe allegation against WME’s Adam Venit is reportedly “under review.”
  6. the harvey weinstein case
    L.A. Prosecutors Reportedly Reviewing Criminal Cases Against Harvey WeinsteinThree cases have been sent to prosecutors by L.A.P.D.
  7. sexual abuse
    Nicole Eggert Has Reportedly Filed Police Charges Against Scott BaioThe actress claims her Charles in Charge co-star sexually abused her when she was 14 and he was 20.
  8. roman polanski
    Los Angeles Police Department Is Investigating Roman Polanski Assault AllegationThe police department opened a new investigation after a woman came forward to accuse the director of molesting her in 1975 when she was 10 years old.
  9. mistaken identity
    Wyclef Jean Mistakenly Detained by Police for a Robbery He Didn’t Commit“LAPD, another case of mistaken identity,” he tweeted with video of the scene.
  10. awful things
    LAPD Detective Investigating Derrick Rose Rape Accusations Found DeadForty-four-year-old Nadine Hernandez died from a gunshot wound.
  11. awful things
    Los Angeles Police Confirm Active Criminal Investigation Against Derrick RoseIt’s separate from the civil suit, which will come to trial next week.
  12. investigations
    The LAPD Is Investigating Charlie Sheen Over Alleged ThreatsNBC News cites a protective-order request as the cause.
  13. Two LAPD Officers Charged With Committing Repeated Sexual Assaults While on DutyThe abuse continued over a period of five years.
  14. shootings
    L.A. Police Commission Clears Officers in Fatal Shooting of Homeless ManBystander video shows police shooting him six times during a scuffle.
  15. NYPD Considering New Effort to Investigate Police-Involved ShootingsIt would be modeled on a similar unit started by Bill Bratton in L.A.
  16. believable excuses
    LAPD Denies Robert Durst’s Arrest Had Anything to Do With The JinxTotally a coincidence.
  17. shootings
    Video Shows LAPD Fatally Shooting a Homeless ManOfficers are heard shouting “drop the gun” before firing five shots.
  18. lapd
    All LAPD Officers Are Getting Body Cameras“They’re a great step forward.”
  19. legal troubles
    Actress in ‘Kissing While Black’ Case Charged for Alleged Sex in PublicShe and her boyfriend are facing lewd conduct charges.
  20. racial profiling
    TMZ Releases Audio of ‘Kissing While Black’ StopTMZ accuses the actress of “playing the race card.”
  21. racial profiling
    Actress Allegedly Cuffed for Kissing While BlackPolice say they were responding a public indecency complaint.
  22. new york's finest
    NYPD Officers to See What Their Los Angeles Counterparts Are Up ToPolice Commissioner is sending six officers to learn about how the LAPD uses force.
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    Christopher Dorner Died From a Self-Inflicted Gunshot The autopsy is out.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Chris Dorner Is Officially DeadDental records show the body in the cabin was his.
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    The Search Is Off for Christopher Dorner, But Not for AnswersWhat happens to the reward, and how did that fire start?
  26. scary things
    LAPD Offers $1 Million Reward for Homicidal Ex-CopThey’ll also be on the lookout for him at tonight’s Grammys.
  27. scary things
    Burned-Out Truck, Package for Anderson Cooper Found in Hunt for Ex-LAPD OfficerBut there’s still no sign of Dorner.
  28. scary things
    LAPD Manhunt Suspect Left Insane ManifestoYikes.
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    U.S. Open Tennis Referee Arrested for Killing Husband With Coffee Cup [Updated]Following an investigation by the LAPD.
  30. Endangered
    Planned LAPD Headquarters Restaurant Faces EvictionAfter years of planning, Reflections, a restaurant whose menu would be based on the cuisine of L.A.’s sister cities, is getting a beat down from city officials.
  31. Mediavore
    Lebron Bribed With Beer; Leimert Park Benefit Planned For Matrice RichardsonCleveland lures its star player with promises of free booze, while a private investigator is considered for the missing woman arrested for not paying a bill at Geoffrey’s.
  32. Foodies With Benefits
    Vendy Winner Targeted By Cops, Evan Kleiman Saving the DayA benefit at Angelli Caffe will set up a fund for street food entrepreneurs who’s livelihoods hinge on finances.
  33. Beef
    Green Truck Stands Against Boycott of Mid-Wilshire EateriesEven with business down, one food truck owner says “no” to boycotting those possibly responsible.
  34. the industry
    Nicolas Cage to ‘Kick’ McLovin’s ‘Ass’Plus: The best movie of the year gets a distributor. It stars Jean-Claude Van Damme.