CARSON, CA — Witnesses observed a postal worker dumping several bins of undelivered mail into a dumpster — then were threatened with criminal charges!
LOS ANGELES, CA — Federal checkpoint agents refused to let a woman board her flight when they interpreted her disabilities and inability to speak as a sign of terrorism.
LOS ANGELES, CA — A scandal has been discovered inside LAPD, in which nearly half of the squad cars in one division had their recording equipment tampered with, making accountability more difficult for the dozens of officers involved. The troubling discovery was exacerbated by the fact that police supervisors made little effort to keep the oversight commission informed.
LOS ANGELES, CA — As drivers prove their innocence at warrantless police checkpoints this New Year, they will not only be scrutinized over their potential consumption of alcohol. A new technology will enable the police to detect and arrest drivers for having marijuana, narcotics, and “other drugs” in their bloodstreams.
TORRANCE, CA — Police officers rammed into an innocent motorist’s vehicle so violently that they knocked off a wheel, then opened fire and riddled the truck with bullets. The motorist was then yanked from his vehicle and had a gun held to his head. Many months have passed and the criminal cops are still being protected and kept anonymous, and the victim has yet to be adequately compensated.
LOS ANGELES, CA — A raid team was sent to break into a home after allegedly smelling chemicals outside the building. Instead of the the meth lab they were hoping to find, deputies barged in on a sleeping 80-year-old man with poor vision. The retired engineer was shot to death while still in his bed, as the invaders searched the home hoping to enforce prohibition laws.
LOS ANGELES, CA — A family has filed a lawsuit over the killing of an unarmed man by police last year. Witness statements and the autopsy report contradict the officer’s story, drawing into question whether the use of force was justified at all. It would be hard to make that case for how putting 5 rounds in the back of someone who was unarmed was justified.
LOS ANGELES, CA — A Lancaster homeless couple has been awarded $4 million by a federal judge in Los Angeles after LA Sheriff’s Deputies performed a warrantless raid on their wooden shack which left Angel Mendez with an amputated leg.