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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...

L.A. County Board Considers Reallocating Jail Funding, New 911 System

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

L.A. 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...

LA Committee Moves Forward Proposal To Cut LAPD Budget Up To $150 Million

By Eric Heinz, City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The City Council's Budget and Finance Committee moved forward...

Los Angeles Activists Call On Police To End Use of ‘Less-Lethal’ Force

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Representatives of Black Lives Matter-LA and the Los Angeles Community Action Network said today they want to end...

Police Protests: No Prosecution Planned Against Protesters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Top Los Angeles law enforcement officials say they will not pursue criminal or financial penalties against protesters who...

Garcetti Says Los Angeles Will Not Increase Its Police Budget for 2020-2021

By ERIC HEINZCity News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti said tonight he will not authorize an...

L.A. Police Commission Seeks to Make Policy Reforms Following Days of Protest

By ERIC HEINZ City News Service LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Following days of protests against police brutality, the president of...

Sheriff Barnes to Appeal ACLU Coronavirus Suit Ruling

SANTA ANA (CNS) - Orange County Sheriff Don Barnes today said he would appeal a federal judge's ruling requiring more efforts to...

L.A. County Starts Planning for Shift in Juvenile Justice System

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - As Gov. Gavin Newsom moves to close California's youth prison system, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors...

Family, Friends, and Pets: Emotional Storytelling in the Trial of Robert Durst

The Prosecution in the murder trial of Robert Durst is trying to convince the jury beyond a reasonable...

Kathie Durst Speaks from the Past: “Don’t Let the Bastard Get Away With It!”

It is rare for a jury to hear from a victim in a murder trial. But… Kathie Durst...

The Pack of Canines in the Trial of Robert Durst

Dogs. They are a recurring theme in the trial of Robert Durst for the murder of Susan Berman.

A Little Dog Named Lulu (and the Trial of Robert Durst)

Dogs. They are a recurring theme in the trial of Robert Durst for the murder of Susan Berman.

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