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LAPD shooting: Gunman rejected by police academy

LAPD shooting: Gunman rejected by police academy

LOS ANGELES, April 9 (UPI) -- Daniel Yealu had been rejected by the Los Angeles Police Department academy prior to shooting, injuring officer.
Danielle Haynes
Los Angeles officer shot by man who walked into police station

Los Angeles officer shot by man who walked into police station

LOS ANGELES, April 8 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles police officer wounded by a gunman at a station in the Mid-City neighborhood may have survived because of his bulletproof vest.
Frances Burns

LAPD officers face firing over alleged coerced sex acts

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Two Los Angeles police officers could be fired and may face criminal charges after allegedly coercing women to have sex with them while on duty, officials said.

Second person charged in dry-ice bombs at LAX

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A second Los Angeles International Airport worker has been charged over dry-ice bombs that exploded in the airport, officials said.

Second person arrested in dry-ice bombs at LAX

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- A second Los Angeles International Airport worker has been arrested over dry-ice bombs that exploded in the airport, officials said.

LAPD arrests suspect in dry-ice bombs at airport

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles International Airport employee was arrested in the dry-ice bomb explosions at the facility, the Los Angeles Times reported.
Martin friend says Zimmerman acquittal 'BS'

Martin friend says Zimmerman acquittal 'BS'

SANFORD, Fla., July 16 (UPI) -- The friend on the phone with Trayvon Martin when the confrontation on a Sanford, Fla., street with George Zimmerman began says she is angered by the acquittal.

LAPD review finds Dorner's 2009 firing justifiable

LOS ANGELES, June 22 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department says it was justified in firing officer Christopher Dorner, who went on a killing spree in February to avenge his firing.

LAPD investigating officers' handgun purchases

LOS ANGELES, May 25 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating whether members of two elite units illegally bought special handguns and resold them at a profit.

ACLU sues over license plate scanner data

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Civil liberty groups are suing two Southern California police agencies over electronic license plate scanner data being stored by law enforcement.

Police: Man brought pipe bomb to gun buyback event

LOS ANGELES, May 7 (UPI) -- Police in Los Angeles said a man was arrested during a gun buyback event when he tried to turn in a homemade pipe bomb.

Shakeup in LAPD brass announced

LOS ANGELES, May 4 (UPI) -- The head of internal affairs at the Los Angeles Police Department has been reassigned in a shake-up in the department's upper ranks, police officials said.

Some 40 cases could be reviewed in wake of Dorner rampage

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- In the wake of a rogue ex-officer who went on a killing rampage, the Los Angeles Police Department officials said they're reviewing claims of racism.

LAPD reaches settlement with women in Dorner case

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- Two women who were injured during the manhunt for ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner reached a $4.2 million settlement, officials said.

Mexico looking for LA kidnap suspect

TECATE, Mexico, April 6 (UPI) -- Los Angeles police said they were unsure whether kidnapping suspect Tobias Summers was still in Mexico this weekend or had slipped back into the United States.

LAPD to pay $1M reward despite withdrawals

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- A $1 million reward is still available in the case of a former police officer who went on a shooting rampage, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Friday.

Women to receive $40K for shot-up truck

LOS ANGELES, March 15 (UPI) -- The city of Los Angeles has agreed to give a $40,000 cash settlement to replace the truck of two women injured as police sought fugitive Christopher Dorner.

Hackers got celeb info from free website

NEW YORK, March 13 (UPI) -- At least four public figures' private information was hacked from a website created to let U.S. consumers see their credit scores, credit agency officials said.
Women without a truck after Dorner manhunt

Women without a truck after Dorner manhunt

LOS ANGELES, March 12 (UPI) -- A promise to replace the truck of two women injured as Los Angeles police sought fugitive Christopher Dorner has not been fulfilled, their lawyer said.

Hackers reveal celebrities' private data

LOS ANGELES, March 11 (UPI) -- Hackers posted Social Security numbers and other personal data of at least 14 U.S. celebrities and other public figures on a website, police said Monday.

Chief: Dorner 'did his homework'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Fired Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner "did his homework" on his targets before his revenge killing spree, Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday.

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Christopher Dorner's body identified

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Fugitive ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner's charred remains have been identified by dental records Thursday, authorities said.
Dorner personal effects found with remains

Dorner personal effects found with remains

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- An examination is under way to determine whether remains in a burned cabin are those of an ex-Los Angeles police officer, holed up after a shootout with police.

LA mayor wants end to 'reign of terror'

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Police reported various false sightings of suspected killer Christopher Dorner in their search to end what the Los Angeles mayor called a "reign of terror."
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