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Kate Mather

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

Kate Mather on KCRW

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

Some parts of Southern California got more than five inches of rain this week, in a series of storm systems that hit the area one after the other.

from The Mixer

The State of California has filed a first-of-its-kind lawsuit against the city.

from KCRW Features

After three days of striking, pressure has increased on both sides to settle the LAUSD teachers strike. The district and the teachers have lost millions of dollars.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Gavin Newsom’s early policy proposals offer a glimmer of hope for California’s youngest residents.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

President Trump’s intelligence team went to Capitol Hill this week for their yearly update to the Congress. But Trump did not like what they said and how it was covered.

from The Mixer

Zocalo commentator Joe Mathews has some advice for incoming California Gavin Newsom: don’t follow in the footsteps of Jerry Brown.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

Here's a staggering statistic.   Over 90% of the seafood consumed in the U.S. is imported from other countries. Even along the Central Coast, it can be tough to find a local catch.

from KCRW Features

Monique Quigley’s Christmas this year won’t be like any she’s ever had.

from KCRW Features

Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador has forged a special connection to Angelenos and Mexican-Americans.

from KCRW Features