Los Angeles

Jon Queally, staff writer
The fatal shooting Sunday of a homeless man by Los Angeles Police Department officers that was caught on video is spurring outrage in California and around the country. Critics are questioning why deadly force was used, given the number of officers on the scene and reports indicating the man, who witnesses said suffered from mental illness, did...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An estimated 15,000 teachers and their supporters rallied in downtown Los...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The Los Angeles City Council passed one of the highest minimum wage...

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Last week, the LAPD became the country's largest police department to acquire surveillance drones - though their PR-savvy announcement carefully uses the term "unmanned aerial vehicles" - when they accepted as gifts two Draganflyer X6 drones rejected by angry Seattle residents who had cited privacy concerns, "the militarization of our streets and now the air above them," and the fact "we dont trust you with the weapons you do have." The LAPD, which was recently blasted for surveillance over...