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LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Crime in the city of Los Angeles has declined about 3 percent and gang-related crime has dropped 11 percent compared to this time last year, police Chief William Bratton said today.

As of Dec. 6, homicides were down 8.7 percent, rapes...

He joined Monday with the mayors of New York and Chicago to outline a nearly $180 billion public works program. In a plea to the Obama administration to funnel public works money through city government, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa joined Monday with...

City Atty. Rocky Delgadillo's suit targetscriminals' homes and assets. Defendants include Mexican Mafia leaders Ruben'Nite Owl' Castro and Frank 'Puppet' Martinez.

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Why Can't CopsEnforce Immigration Laws?

LAPD officers will get a moreactive role in apprehending illegal alien gang members if a...

Teens visiting social networking sites or who are blogging should be educated about what not to say online. Giving out birth dates, home addresses, parents' names and school name is enough for someone to order your child's birth certificate and begin the ID...

In July 2008, Tanya Allen, 44, of Reynoldsburg, Ohio, was informed that her teen son's identity could have been compromised due to the theft of a school district laptop. The district paid for her son's credit monitoring service and Allen learned that her son...

How do you find out if your child's identity has compromised? It's not easy and, unfortunately, a minor's credit report can't be checked online. Technically, minors aren't allowed to enter into binding contracts and aren't supposed to have existing, online...

There are no comprehensive studies tracking the number of children with stolen identities or adults whose identities were stolen as children, but the Federal Trade Commission reports that 10,835 identity theft complaints were reported on behalf of victims under...

Protecting your children from identity theft
Under-18 identity theft on the rise

Infants responsible for $600,000 mortgages. Teens unknowingly carrying six credit cards in five states. College students unable to get loans because...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously approved an ordinance that makes it easier for the city to shut down businesses connected to illegal drugs, alcohol and prostitution. City Councilwoman Jan Perry spearheaded the measure,...

Driver who fled after hitting boy in South L.A. is sought Seven-year-old Adrian Tejada was struck by a gray minivan as he chased a ball in front of his house on Monday. He is hospitalized with several broken bones. The driver left before police arrived.

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Three was the magic number yesterday for Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley, who was sworn in for his third term at a 3 p.m. ceremony, becoming the third person to serve three consecutive terms in the office's history.

A standing-room only crowd...

A 7-year-old boy was critically injured Monday night in South Los Angeles when he was run over by a motorist who fled the scene, police said.

The boy had chased a ball into the street in the 6900 block of Estrella Avenue about 6 p.m. and was hit by a...

The mayor says he plans to stay in Los Angeles and focus on his reelection campaign and the city's pressing issues.Despite increased speculation that Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa may be heading to Washington, he said Monday that he would not be...

SYLMAR - Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the person responsible for the shooting death of 21-year-old Luis Morales.

The incident began Sunday, Nov. 30 at 12 a.m. as Morales was attending a birthday party in the 12900 block of...

LOS ANGELES -- Shrinking budgets are forcing such cities as Phoenix, Portland, Ore., and San Diego to make deep cuts, including to police. But Los Angeles Police Chief William Bratton has grown his department with a persuasive argument about the financial costs...

Ethel Bradley, who was the longest-reigning first lady of Los Angeles as the wife of the city's first black mayor, Tom Bradley, has died. She was 89.

Bradley, whose husband held office from 1973 to 1993, died Tuesday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles...

L.A. County sheriff's deputy's killing remains a mysteryDetectives hope a $95,000 reward will get witnesses to step forward in the possible gang-related shooting in August in Cypress Park.

When Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Juan...

A brazen band of thieves made up of 11 young men have been charged with stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in cars, jewelry and electronics from dozens of San Fernando Valley residents over the last two months, police said today.

The suspects,...

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New Orleans earned the unfortunate top city ranking in crime, according to a Congressional Quarterly book based off 2007 statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program. Los Angeles came out at 158 on the list of 385 cities analyzed for murders, rapes...

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A $50,000 reward was offered today for information that helps police solve the killing of a man who was gunned down in a drive-by attack in Highland Park about eight months ago. Freddy Carranza, 26, of Highland Park, was fatally wounded...

L.A. City Council looks at a hiring freeze for police, fireCouncil members' comments suggest Villaraigosa's pledge to hire more police officers may be at risk.

The Los Angeles City Council on Monday took its first crack at addressing a $...

At the behest of the LAPD, this morning at 5 A.M. we went out as a URM team and alerted folks sleeping on the street that the LAPD right was right behind us carrying out maximum enforcement of a code that prohibits sleeping on the streets after before 9:00 P.M...

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES - The decrease in violent crime on Skid Row over the last two years as a result of the Safer Cities Initiative has been widely reported and applauded. But until recently, few realized that as crime has come down, the number of police...

Los Angeles: On Wednesday November 5, 2008, in a show of appreciation, the Community Action Team from the Hollenbeck area hosted a...

California Commissioner Steve Poizner has deployed more than two dozen California Department of Insurance (CDI) fraud division investigators to assist local law enforcement at the Sayre Fire in Southern California.

CDI contacted local law enforcement and...

SAN DIEGO - Border Patrol agents announced Monday that they apprehended a Mexican fugitive wanted in connection with a homicide in Los Angeles.

Guadalupe Torres-Rangel, 41, was with four other Mexican nationals in a remote area near Dulzura about four...

L.A., Glendale seek injunction against Toonerville gang
The lawsuit seeks to stop gang members from engaging in criminal and nuisance activities in areas of Northeast Los Angeles, Glendale, and Sunland and Tujunga.

Lawyers for Los...

Los Angeles, CA, November 14, 2008 ... The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today honored First Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell of the Los Angeles Police Department with the ADL Chief Giovanni Palatucci Courageous Leadership Award, which recognizes Italian and...

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