Kate Mather

Los Angeles Times

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Reporter covering crime, cops and breaking news for the Los Angeles Times

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Why L.A. City Council member Mitch Englander wants a full investigation into all LAPD youth programs.

Youthful and adult indiscretion in the LAPD

Why L.A. City Council member Mitch Englander wants a full investigation into all LAPD youth programs.

from The Mixer

We look at the aftermath of a white off-duty LAPD officer pulling a gun on a group of Latino teenagers. It was caught on video, which has gone viral.

Anaheim reels after a white cop pulls a gun on Latino teens

We look at the aftermath of a white off-duty LAPD officer pulling a gun on a group of Latino teenagers. It was caught on video, which has gone viral.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Two members of the LA Police Commission are calling on the LAPD to overhaul its use of force policy.

New Rules for the LAPD?

Two members of the LA Police Commission are calling on the LAPD to overhaul its use of force policy.

from The Mixer

More from KCRW

How did a diner on Wilshire by LACMA become the filming location for ‘The Big Lebowski’ and now a hub for progressive political groups, like the Bernie Sanders’ campaign?

from Greater LA

Laverne is small city that doesn’t covet the spotlight, but it’s found one anyhow with its embrace of a novel development tool.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Hundreds of residential hotels in the City of LA offer shelter for people who would otherwise be homeless, but trendier SROs are popping up for young professionals with more money.

from Greater LA

Berkeley’s City Council recently adopted an ordinance to drop certain gendered terms from the city’s municipal code.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The shooting at a synagogue in San Diego County has led places of worship to lock doors, hire guards and install metal detectors.

from Greater LA

One of the wealthiest and most liberal states in America has created a humanitarian emergency that only those who caused it can truly fix.

from Scheer Intelligence

On this July 4, Greater LA replays some of our favorite stories from spring. We visit a 20,000 square foot estate in Beverly Hills -- a giga-mansion that's been tough to sell.

from Greater LA

What are the key issues for black voters in LA right now?

from Greater LA

California State Senator Scott Wiener’s controversial housing bill, SB 50, has been shelved for debate until next year.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand