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Suspects arrested for the deaths of USC graduate students


The Los Angeles Police Department arrested two men Friday afternoon believed to be responsible for the fatal shooting of two international graduate students in April, LAPD Detective David Garrido said. Garrido said the suspects, who are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, are Bryan Barnes, 20, and Javier Bolden, 19. Though the suspects, who are being held […]

LAPD, DPS officers to be added to USC area


Numerous measures will be added to secure public safety in and around the university, including additional Los Angeles Police Department officers, technology and education. At a press conference in Town & Gown on Thursday, President C.L. Max Nikias, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa addressed safety of students and southwest Los […]

Firefighter systems in need of overhaul


In an emergency, time is of the essence. If a car is stolen, for example, any delays in the search reduce the owner’s chance of finding it again. But something like a stolen car is not a matter of life or death. In this respect, there are few emergencies more urgent than fires. In every […]

L.A. at mercy of bonds


L.A.’s bond market will need to be revamped for the road to economic recovery to occur.