An informal survey found that 60% of Los Angeles police employees would get the vaccine when it's available to them. LAPD Chief Michel Moore describes how the department plans to increase that number.
As the city's hospitals reach a breaking point, Mayor Eric Garcetti says Los Angeles needs more vaccine doses as soon as possible: "We can go as fast as you give us those vaccines."
California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state has 60 refrigerated units available if needed. He also said that 5,000 body bags were distributed to some of the hardest-hit counties.
The district attorney's office said police "acted in lawful self-defense and defense of others." It added the officers won't be held criminally responsible in the death of Melyda Corado.
The new DA in Los Angeles County will not seek the death penalty, excessive criminal sentences or cash bail. He said his experiences as a young police officer 40 years ago shaped his approach.
Most of California is under the state's highest risk-level assessment, restricting most indoor activities and gatherings.
This is the second jetpack sighting in six weeks. It's unclear whether the two sightings are related. The FBI and Federal Aviation Administration are investigating.
The NBA reported zero positive test results after play resumed in July. The Los Angeles Lakers' championship victory over the Miami Heat marked the end of the socially distanced season.
Janna Ireland's photography has focused on Black life in America. Now, she turns her lens to Paul R. Williams, the first Black architect in the American West. He put good design within reach of all.
In the largest U.S. cities, at least half of all households have seen a serious financial loss such as lost job, wages or savings. Many problems are concentrated in Black and Latino households.
Homicide detectives are investigating Monday's shooting, which officials say happened after sheriff's deputies tried to stop the man, identified as Dijon Kizzee, while he was riding a bike.
Eric Garcetti announces on Wednesday that he authorized the city to disconnect utility service at the property, which he says had become "a nightclub in the hills" despite repeated warnings.
Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday that he is authorizing the city to suspend water and electricity service to properties hosting large parties, which have drawn scrutiny in recent weeks.
Fuller's death on June 10 was initially ruled a suicide, but that conclusion outraged his family, who insisted that he would not take his own life.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department has put a hold on the medical examiner's official autopsy report while it investigates the deputy-involved shooting. The family wants that report released.