Firefighters work a hot spot next to a charred vineyard caused by the Skirball fire in Bel-Air in Dec. 2017. The fire started by an illegal cooking fire in a homeless camp.(Genaro Molina/Los Angeles Times)
With Santa Ana winds bringing red-flag fire danger to Southern California, the Los Angeles Police Department plans to remove some homeless people from camps in high-risk areas. LAPD spokesman Josh Rubenstein said the removals will take...
A homeless woman, who serenaded the public at a Metro stop, recently got her wish to meet the LAPD officer who shot the viral video. Emily Zamourka, 52, sang Puccini, which was posted on the LAPD Twitter account recently. Zamourka told the...
DNA laboratory testing. Photo by University of Michigan via Flickr Creative Commons.
DNA sampling and testing has led to breakthroughs in cases resulting in solved crimes, but it’s a time consuming process. “Rapid DNA” speeds the process up. According to an L.A. Times article, it’s a device being marketed by a couple...
LAPD Chief Michel Moore wears his 150th anniversary badge during the unveiling at police headquarters. About 2,000 officers will wear a nearly identical badge of those worn by officers in 1869. (Al Seib/Los Angeles Times)
The Los Angeles Police Department is going back to 1869 to celebrate its 150th anniversary. On Wednesday, Police Chief Michel Moore unveiled a commemorative badge that several thousand officers will wear during the final three months of...