| Jan 22, 2014
| 11:29 AM
A former banking and Hollywood executive testified in court Tuesday that he was not under the influence of bath salts when, as he claims in his use-of-force lawsuit, he was badly beaten during a confrontation with two Los Angeles police officers.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:25 AM
A onetime Deutsche Bank executive and former co-chair of Universal Pictures testified in court Wednesday that he had taken bath salts 20 times prior to his run-in with Los Angeles police — but that it did not make him paranoid.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A judge will allow a recording of a former Hollywood and banking executive acknowledging he used bath salts to be used only for impeachment purposes in his civil rights trial against Los Angeles police for beating him during an arrest.
| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:03 PM
The sun shone at Glendale Community College as Art Darbinian, 19, waived to fellow students and maneuvered the tram he uses to help monitor the campus as a cadet at the school’s police department.
“One of the things I love about my job is...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 4:15 PM
When a pregnant Raquel Trujillo wrapped up her 12-hour shift at the Los Angeles Police Department on New Year’s Eve, she had no idea New Year’s Day would bring with it one very special delivery.
That’s because she and the baby’s...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:04 AM
A police raid seeking probation violators in the Silver Lake area on Thursday morning was prompted by the continuing search for the killer of an assemblyman’s father, multiple sources told KTLA.
Dozens of officers were targeting ex-convicts with...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:26 AM
Los Angeles police and city officials are expected to announce Tuesday a reward for information in the killing last November of Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and the father of a state assemblyman, found shot to death in his Silver Lake home....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 11:06 PM
Assemblyman Mike Gatto and his family pleaded for the public's help Tuesday in the shooting death of their father, Joseph Gatto, a well-known artist and retired teacher found shot to death in his Silver Lake home.
Flanked by Los Angeles Mayor Eric...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 10:14 AM
Good morning readers! Today is Monday, Dec. 30, the penultimate day of 2013. As you wake up from that long winter's nap, check out these headlines.
The Los Angeles Police Department is asking anyone finding jewelry that made by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 1:10 PM
This post has been corrected. See below for details.
The Los Angeles Police Department issued an appeal earlier this month in trying to find any of the jewelry that was made by Assemblyman Mike Gatto's father, Joseph, who was shot to death in his Los...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 1:46 PM
In the moments after Assemblyman Mike Gatto learned that his father had been shot to death in a family home in Silver Lake on Wednesday night, the Democrat put in frantic a call to a longtime friend.
Los Angeles City Councilman Joe Buscaino, a former...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:58 AM
The shooting death of Joseph Gatto, father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto, shocked neighbors and family friends who described him as a friendly, hard-working family man.
He had an Italian charm, they said, always chatty as he walked along the Silver Lake...