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Hundreds attend funeral of slain LAPD officer

LOS ANGELES — Hundreds of mourners gathered Aug. 12 to say a final farewell to a 24-year-old Los Angeles Police Department officer who was shot while off-duty in Lincoln Heights, where he confronted a reputed gang member who was allegedly painting graffiti on a sidewalk. Juan Jose Diaz was killed in the early morning hours Read More…

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Two face capital murder charges in officer’s death

LOS ANGELES — Two reputed gang members have been charged with capital murder stemming from the shooting of off-duty Los Angeles police Officer Juan Jose Diaz July 27 in Lincoln Heights amid what investigators called a 90-minute crime spree that included a separate attempted murder. Cristian Facundo, 20, of Murrieta, and Francisco Talamantes III, 23, Read More…