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Stories conflict in Inland Empire shooting by off-duty LAPD officer

LOS ANGELES — Conflicting stories are emerging over the circumstances that led to a fatal shooting inside a Corona Costco store by an off-duty Los Angeles police officer, with the dead man’s relatives calling for the lawman’s arrest, and the officer’s attorney insisting his client acted in self-defense. The shooting occurred at 7:46 p.m. June Read More…

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Homeless population increases 12% in L.A. County

LOS ANGELES — Homelessness in Los Angeles County increased by 12% over the past year to reach an estimated 58,936 people, according to figures released June 4, with the region’s housing costs outpacing wages and forcing people onto the streets faster than authorities can find them shelter. According to data released by the Los Angeles Read More…

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Mayor orders LAPD unit to reduce number of vehicle stops

LOS ANGELES — An elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department has been ordered by Mayor Eric Garcetti to reduce the number of vehicle stops it conducts in response to calls from activists and an investigation by the Los Angeles Times that claims officers pulled over a disproportionate number of African Americans. On Feb. Read More…