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LA County Report Shows Arrests, Bookings Down Dramatically During COVID-19

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - From March to mid-June, as stay-at-home orders took effect...

LA County to Begin Offering Audio, Video Appearances for All Criminal Courts

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Los Angeles County's court system is set to expand audio and video court appearances for hearings to all...

The Robert Durst Trial: The Adjournment

Crime Story has partnered with the Podcast giant Acast to host, distribute, and monetize our original podcast series, Jury Duty:...

LAPD Officers Charged With Falsifying Gang Records May Upend Criminal Cases

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Criminal charges filed against three Los Angeles Police Department officers accused of falsifying records about gang affiliation has...

Officers Struck By Projectiles, Protesters Shot With “Nonlethal” Rounds

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - At least three people were recovering today after being injured in confrontations with police during multiple demonstrations in...

Statewide Polling Shows Consensus Building for Police Reforms

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Statewide polling highlighted today by a multi-ethnic coalition of Los Angeles-based nonprofit organizations shows a consensus building, particularly...

Becerra Restricts Access to LAPD Gang Records

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has revoked access to Cal-Gang records generated by the Los Angeles Police Department,...

The Robert Durst Trial: Mistrial Hearing

Today, we announced a partnership with the Podcast giant Acast to host, distribute, and monetize their original podcast series, Jury...

LA County Looks for Ways to Close Downtown Men’s Central Jail in 12 Months

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A proposal to close Men's Central Jail within one...

Inmates Hunger Strike In Protest Of Coronavirus Measures

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Hundreds of Orange County Jail inmates went on a hunger strike this past weekend to protest the suspension...

Sheriff Enlists Crime Victims in Budget Battle

WHITTIER (CNS) - In a fight to preserve funding for his department during a time of deep across-the-board budget cuts in Los...

Los Angeles City Council Poised to Cut $150 Million from Police Budget

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A $150 million cut to the Los Angeles Police Department's budget for the next fiscal year is on...

LA County Board Considers Re-allocating Jail Funding, New 911 System

By Elizabeth Marcellino, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today...

LA County Commission Recommends Significant Changes to Policing

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations released a report today recommending changes to policing in Los...

Activists Call For End To Los Angeles Unified School Police

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Activists, parents and students spoke out today in support of defunding the Los Angeles School Police Department, something...

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