Thabo Sefolosha Files Lawsuit Against NYPD For Breaking His Leg

Thabo Sefolosha talks to reporters outside criminal court in New York, Friday, Oct. 9, 2015. The Atlanta Hawks' player was acquitted Friday in a case stemming from a police fracas outside a trendy New York City nightclub. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Juliet Spies-Gans | | Sports 4/06/2016 11:17 am ET | Updated 5 minutes ago Nearly one year to the day after an early morning fracas outside a nightclub snapped and “permanent[ly]” damaged the leg of Thabo Sefolosha, the NBA veteran has filed a civil suit against New York City and the involved New York […]

LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

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By Joel Rubin, Richard Winton, Kate Mather / LA Times December 05, 2014 / 9:11 p.m. A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year LAPD […]

California Highway Patrol Officer Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

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By Nick Janes / CBS News October 17, 2014 11:03 PM FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — A longtime California Highway Patrol sergeant nearing retirement now faces child pornography charges. Eric Lund, 49, is from Chico, but was arrested in Fairfield at the CHP office where he works. He lives part of his professional life in the public […]

Woman accuses deputy at Industry station of rape, abuse of power

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By Jason Henry / San Gabriel Valley Tribune Posted: 10/10/14, 5:30 PM PDT A Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department deputy in Industry has been on paid leave for nearly a year after a woman alleged he raped and sexually assaulted her. The alleged acts occurred in the month following a November 2013 traffic stop she said […]

Six Current and Former Los Angeles Sheriff’s Deputies Sentenced to Federal Prison


By Stefani Camille WWW.STREETGANGS.COM Staff Writer September 29, 2014 LOS ANGELES – Last week six sworn deputies who were working in the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department were sentenced to federal prison terms for interfering with a federal civil rights investigation into misconduct at the Los Angeles County Men’s Central Jail. The six defendants received prison […]

Woman punched by CHP officer files lawsuit alleging excessive force

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By Kate Mather / LA Times News July 17, 2014 The woman punched by a California Highway Patrol officer earlier this month along the 10 Freeway has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the officer and head of the agency, her attorneys announced Thursday. The suit, filed Thursday in federal court, alleges that the unnamed […]

Ex-cop charged with hiding women’s bodies in suitcases

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By STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE / Associated Press June 26, 2014 9:00PM WEST ALLIS, Wis. — A former police officer suspected in the deaths of two women whose bodies were stuffed into suitcases and discarded on a rural Wisconsin highway met his victims online, in one case possibly through a bondage website, according to […]

LAPD detective Frank Lyga secretly recorded talking about killing black officer and criticizing the department

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By Stefani Camille Staff Writer June 13, 2014 Update: Interview with Brian Bentley, Kevin Gaines’ former partner, June 24, 2014 In March 1997, LAPD undercover detective Frank Lyga, shot and killed fellow LAPD Rampart CRASH officer Kevin Gaines in what was described as a “road rage” incident. According to Lyga, Gaines, who was not […]

LAPD Officer Choked Estranged Wife ‘Until She Passed Out’: Prosecutor

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By Melissa Pamer, KTLA Channel 5 News May 22, 2013 Jose Robert Figueroa, 29, appeared in Inglewood Superior Court on Wednesday, when his arraignment was postponed until June 4, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. In an interview at the door of her Inglewood home Thursday, his wife said […]

Ex-LA Sheriff’s Deputies Allegedly Framed 2 Suspects In Pot Dispensary

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By Dan Whitcomb / Reuters Posted: 04/23/2014 7:15 pm EDT Updated: 04/24/2014 11:59 am EDT LOS ANGELES, April 23 (Reuters) – Two ex-Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies accused of planting guns at a marijuana dispensary to justify an arrest have been charged with conspiracy and perjury, prosecutors said on Wednesday. The charges mark the latest […]

Two Indianapolis police officers, estranged husband and wife, dead in murder-suicide

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BY Sasha Goldstein / NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, April 17, 2014, 10:07 PM An Indianapolis Metropolitan police officer broke into his estranged wife’s home Thursday evening and shot her dead before turning the gun on himself, police said. “It’s a very difficult day in the city of Indianapolis,” Mayor Greg Ballard said at a […]

Sheriff candidates say they were victims of campaign prank

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By Robert Faturechi / LA Times February 26, 2014, 10:08 a.m. When Jim Hellmold decided to run for sheriff of Los Angeles County last month, he knew that one of the first things his campaign needed was a website. He figured would make the most sense. Except when he typed the address into his […]