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Jan 2017
An off-duty LAPD officer was killed in a car crash in Simi Valley on Sunday. (KTLA)

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer was killed overnight when two cars, including one being used as an Uber, crashed in Simi Valley, authorities said.

Officer Heather Monroe was a passenger in the car that collided with the Uber at the intersection of...

Jan 2017

An online fundraising effort was started Wednesday for a motorcycle officer who was critically injured in a crash while responding to a hit-and-run collision that left a pedestrian dead in Pomona.

Officer Trevor Stevenson, a nine-year veteran of the...

Jan 2017
Photo by John McCoy/Los Angeles Daily News (SCNG)

Mourners gathered Thursday amid gray, weeping skies to pay last respects and celebrate the life of Los Angeles police Officer Heather Monroe, who was killed in an off-duty traffic collision early New Year’s Day.

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Jan 2017
(Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

Soon after Donna Wheeler became a detective at the Southeast Community Police Station, which serves Watts and surrounding areas, she started having trouble breathing.

Her respiratory problems were worse at the end of a workday, she said. When she was on...

Jan 2017
(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

The complaints that Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin fields from his constituents often revolve around one of three topics: traffic, homelessness or the need for more police officers.

On Thursday, Bonin unveiled a plan to address the policing...

Dec 2016
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

Ambushes in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and other shootings around the country led to a sharp increase in the number of police killed in the line of duty this year.

From Jan. 1 through Wednesday, 135 officers lost their lives. Some died in traffic...

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