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. Click here to view more...
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....
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...
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