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Man accused of San Fernando Valley sexual assaults of teens he met online

NORTH HOLLYWOOD — Authorities sought the public’s help Wednesday in finding possible additional victims of a man who has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting teens he met online. Princeton Bloome, 22, was arrested June 25 on suspicion of sexual assault and faces possible felony charges, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. “Bloome would seek out minor children online and pose as a 17-year-old,” an LAPD statement said. “He used false identities and fabricated stories about his...
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Prep for layoffs, LA mayor tells city department managers

As city officials report revenues continuing to fall short amid an economic downturn spurred on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has called on city officials to prepare for a “potential layoff scenario.” In a letter issued Friday, Sept. 11, Garcetti directed the general managers of the city’s more than 30 departments to begin a “layoff evaluation” process and to identify positions that could be eliminated, among other potential cost-cutting measures. He also instructed t...
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Man arrested on suspicion of pointing gun at pro-Trump caravan in Woodland Hills

WOODLAND HILLS — A 28-year-old man who allegedly pointed a rifle at a pro-Trump parade in Woodland Hills on Aug. 30 was being held Friday on $100,000 bail, police reported. Hundreds of Trump supporters took part in a vehicle caravan that morning along Ventura Boulevard, heading toward Studio City. At about 11:30 a.m., there was a report of a possible shooting targeting the caravan as it passed by the Chalk Hills Court building in the 20300 block of Ventura Boulevard. According to the Los Angeles...
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How a North Carolina teen helped sell the LAPD’s unwanted fleet of electric cars

A high school senior in North Carolina unintentionally helped an Alhambra auto dealership offload more than two dozen BMW i3s returned by the Los Angeles Police Department after he wrote a blog post drawing attention to the inventory’s unusually low mileage Andrew Lambrecht, who runs The Current Review, a electric car-focused blog he launched in July, said he is particularly passionate about his favorite vehicle, the i3. While scrolling through used car listings, the 17-year-old came across a sl...
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LAPD homicide detectives investigating dead body found after Sepulveda Basin fire, but no foul play suspected

Police were trying to determine how a dead body ended up in an area of the Sepulveda Basin that was scorched by a wildfire over the weekend. Special investigators with the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery Homicide Division were looking into the death along with arson investigators from the city’s fire department, said Officer Drake Madison, a police spokesman. Detectives don’t know how the person died. Homicide wasn’t suspected, Madison said. But an intentional killing also hadn’t been ru...
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Police called to break up large Woodland Hills house party

Police were called by neighbors to a Woodland Hills house early Tuesday, Sept. 8, to break up a party with about 100 people in attendance. They arrived about 3 a.m. to the house in the 5000 block of Escobedo Drive after neighbors complained the party was loud, that the streets were clogged with vehicles, and a man who looked like an armed security guard was trying to manage several angry partygoers, said Officer William Cooper, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. The crowd dispers...
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The Los Angeles Police Department's barely used fleet of BMW i3 EVs is being sold for dirt cheap

LAPD BMW i3. BMW Cars from the LAPD's fleet of barely used BMW i3s are being sold at New Century BMW in Alhambra, California.  The cars all have pretty low miles and are all priced between $15,000 and $18,000, a dealership rep told Business Insider. The dealership sold its first shipment of 28 cars in just four days, but a new shipment is coming this month. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In 2016, BMW won the bid to supply the Los Angeles Police Department with hundreds...
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The Los Angeles Police Department's barely used fleet of BMW i3 EVs is being sold for dirt cheap

New Century BMW in Alhambra, California, is handling sales. A dealership rep told Business Insider the first shipment of 28 cars sold in four days.
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Garcetti announces program to provide college students with career assistance

Mayor Eric Garcetti has announced the L.A. College Promise Works initiative, which will connect community college students to career coaching, skills training and paid employment opportunities. The program is the product of a partnership between the Mayor’s Office, the Los Angeles Community College District, the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles and the city’s Workforce Development System. “COVID-19 has forced us all to make sacrifices in our jobs, homes and lives, but our students should never have ...
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Amid ‘fiscal emergency,’ LA city employee furloughs loom; police raises, bonuses safe for now

The Los Angeles City Council voted Wednesday, Sept. 2, to declare a fiscal emergency, and moved forward with a plan to furlough nearly 16,000 civilian city employees, but declined to back an effort to push for the deferral of raises and bonuses promised to police officers. Top city budget officials warned that cuts to city services are inevitable in the coming months. They estimate that with the economy unlikely to recover in the near future, amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, revenues from lo...
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DA reviewing possible criminal charges for 4 LAPD officers involved in Van Nuys protest response

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office is reviewing possible criminal charges for four officers who were part of the response to a Van Nuys protest in early June amid the region-wide George Floyd demonstrations. A spokesman for District Attorney Jackie Lacey confirmed her office was reviewing the misconduct case forwarded by Los Angeles Police Department internal investigators. Ten 10 officers involved in the June 1 incident have been assigned to “non-field duties” during the review, ...
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L.A. County supervisors approve $25.5 million to get sheriff’s body cameras

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, Sept. 1, to transfer $25.5 million to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to get deputies body-worn cameras. Supervisor Janice Hahn, who introduced the legislation with Supervisor Kathryn Barger, talked about the new cameras with the backdrop recent events, including the fatal deputy shooting of Dijon Kizzee in South Los Angeles on Monday. Tuesday’s vote approved $12.3 million for the department’s first year of operat...
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‘I’m Sad, I’m Mad’: L.A. Reels After Deputy Kills Black Man During Bike Violation Stop

The family of a 29-year-old Black man fatally shot by deputies during a traffic stop over a bicycle code violation on Monday has demanded accountability and justice amid a fresh wave of protests.Family members say Dijon Kizzee was fatally shot by Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputies after they attempted to stop him while he was riding a bicycle in violation of vehicle codes. Almost immediately after the incident, hundreds of demonstrators took to the streets in outrage, chanting for justice...
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American Airlines pilots landing in Los Angeles spotted a 'guy in a jetpack' just 300 yards from their passenger jet

American Airlines pilots on Sunday reported a "guy in a jetpack" flying near LAX. Nicolas Economou/NurPhoto/Getty An American Airlines jet landing in Los Angeles had an encounter with a jetpack on Sunday while on approach to land at LAX, FOX 11 LA first reported.Pilots reported seeing a "guy in a jetpack" hovering around 3,000 feet near the Runway 25L approach path around "300 yards" from their aircraft.No major disruption was caused to inbound aircraft and the FAA told FOX 11 that it refer...
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Supervisors expected to fund body cameras for Sheriff’s deputies

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO, City News Service The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote Tuesday, Sept. 1, to transfer $25.5 million to the Sheriff’s Department to fund the roll-out of body-worn cameras to five stations over the next year. The board had set aside $35 million for the cameras without releasing that money to the department. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger co-authored a motion calling for a transfer of funds sufficient to cover the first year of operatio...
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Cheers and jeers for pro-Trump caravan in the Valley

A caravan of supporters of President Donald Trump rolled through the San Fernando Valley on Sunday, snarling traffic and garnering both cheers and jeers. Los Angeles police did not have a count of how many people showed up. But images of the caravan posted to social media showed hundreds of vehicles, many adorned with huge pro-Trump flags. About a half-hour after the event was scheduled to start, police received a call about “shots fired” near where the caravan’s long train passed by apartment c...
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LAPD investigating possible shot fired at Trump caravan in Woodland Hills

Los Angeles Police Department officers are searching an apartment building in Woodland Hills for three men who may have fired a shot at a vehicle in a caravan of supporters of President Donald Trump Sunday morning. Police were surrounding the building in the 20500 block of Ventura Boulevard after getting reports of the three men who may have thrown bottles at the caravan. Moments later, someone called police saying the men had brandished a firearm and fired at least once at the caravan, said Off...
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Pro-Trump caravan winds through the Valley

A caravan of flag-waving supporters of President Donald Trump cruised from Woodland Hills toward Studio City along Ventura Boulevard Sunday morning, snarling traffic and drawing attention from police, officials said. A Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said the rally on wheels began near Woodland Hills at around 11 a.m., then proceeded east on Ventura Boulevard. What looks like more than 100 cars filled with Trump supporters caravaning & honking their way down a 10-mile stretch of Ventura...
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Crime dropped to historic lows as police spending swelled to historic highs. Now what?

Wafts of stinging tear gas still hung in the air. Officers hoisted rifles, tracking unarmed protesters in the cross-hairs. “Less lethal! Less lethal!” officers shouted as they gave chase. “Clear the area!” C.J. Montano, a music student at the Los Angeles Recording School, had already been tear-gassed and hit in the hip and stomach by sponge grenades and rubber bullets that chaotic afternoon of May 30, according to . People had flooded the streets in the Fairfax District to demand changes to pol...
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Anti police graffiti spray-painted on LAPD Van Nuys station, flag burned

VAN NUYS — Vandals burned what appeared to be an American flag and graffiti was left on the walls of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Van Nuys Community Police Station early Saturday morning. Video from the scene showed a variety of anti-police slogans spray-painted on the lower level of the police station, nearby flag poles and an elevator door. The graffiti read, among other things, “Y’all gonna lose pigs,” “Die pigs” and “more dead cops.” A piece of a burned flag was left on a bench outsid...
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Marchers return to streets of LA on anniversary of King speech

Around 100 demonstrators marched through the streets of Los Angeles on Friday evening, Aug. 28, to protest police brutality, call for an end to racial inequality and mark a vital milestone in America’s quest for civil rights. Marchers pointed out it was the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, when Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his history-making “I Have a Dream” speech. On the 57th anniversary of the March on Washington, I’m at LA City Hall where around 100 protesters are planning t...
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Protesters target LAPD Chief Michel Moore’s Porter Ranch home

PORTER RANCH — Protesters made their way Thursday night inside the gated community in Porter Ranch where Los Angeles Police Department Chief Michel Moore lives and attached anti-police posters to his home before departing the area. The group Black Future Project staged the demonstration and video showed members using duct tape to attach signs to Moore’s garage, front door and walkway while other members shouted derogatory slogans. Among the signs left behind were some reading “Defund LAPD Now,” ...
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Parking laws don’t care who owns the adjacent house

Q. Hello Honk: I have a question about the 72-hour parking law on public streets: Does that INCLUDE a homeowner who leaves a car parked all of the time in front of his or her property so no one else can park there? – Jim Petropulos, Wilmington A. Yes. The law doesn’t care who owns the property adjacent to the parking space on a public road. “The street belongs to the public,” Sgt. Clarence Perkins, of the Los Angeles Police Department’s South Traffic Division, told Honk. “You cannot be upset. … ...
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Rams skip practice boycotts, seek ways to make ‘real change’

THOUSAND OAKS — The Rams held a full practice Thursday even as the Chargers and at least six other NFL teams canceled workouts to join in sports’ widespread protests of the latest police shooting. It’s wasn’t that Rams players don’t care. Many have supported social-justice efforts this year with words, organization and money. It was that they decided skipping a day’s practice wasn’t the best way for them to push for the changes they want to see. “I would like to see action, and not just (call of...
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Protesters march for 3rd night in L.A., some clash with police

LOS ANGELES — Protests in downtown Los Angeles against police brutality turned violent late Wednesday night as demonstrators and officers clashed in the Third Street tunnel and an unknown number of arrests were made. Officers set up skirmish lines at both sides of the tunnel and corralled protesters, who began fighting with police in riot gear for a brief period before pulling back around 11:10 p.m. Prior to the tunnel clashes, some protesters dressed in all black vandalized the U.S. Bank Tower,...
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Pit bull killed in LAPD shooting at North Hollywood homeless encampment

A Los Angeles Police Department officer checking on an illegal dumping report at a homeless encampment in North Hollywood last week shot a pit bull to death when the dog emerged from underneath a camper, Chief Michel Moore said. The shooting happened at the encampment located somewhere on Farmdale Avenue at around 11:45 a.m. on Aug. 19, Moore said at the L.A. Police Commission meeting on Tuesday. Moore said the officer walked into the encampment and was attempting to make contact with someone in...
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Task force announces several dozen arrests tied to recent massive protests in L.A. County

A small group of trouble makers and organized criminals hiding among tens of thousands of demonstrators who took to the streets during region-wide protests in late May are believed to be behind numerous fires, break-ins and assaults on police officers that occurred nearby, law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Speaking as part of a region-wide task force, the police chiefs of Los Angeles and Santa Monica and a deputy chief from Long Beach sketched out a detailed portrait of the violence they...
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Long Beach police looking into ‘2020 riots’ merchandise with its name on it

Long Beach police launched an internal investigation this week after a challenge coin with “2020 riots” and its name on it popped up on a firm’s website, authorities said. The Police Department released a statement saying it was aware of the coin and investigating whether an employee helped produce or sell the memorabilia, which was available from an online retailer, Clear Hot Gear. The front of the $14.99 coin shows the letters “LB,” with “Long Beach Police Dept.” and “2020 Riots” printed aroun...
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Academy Museum Creative Director Peter Castro Under Investigation for Sexual Assault

Academy Museum creative director Peter Castro is under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department for sexual assault allegations, Variety has confirmed. “We have been informed of the investigation involving alleged conduct by a museum employee outside of work. We are aware that the alleged conduct did not occur at the Academy or the Academy […]
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Beverly Crest shooting leaves man dead, another wounded; media says it happened at a house part

LOS ANGELES — A man was killed and another man was wounded early Wednesday morning in a shooting in Beverly Crest at what the media is calling a house party. Officers responded to the 2200 block of San Ysidro Drive about 2:30 a.m. and located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A man in his 40s died at the scene, the LAPD reported. Information was not immediately available on his identity. A man in his 30s was taken to a hospital in unknown ...
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