Photo of Elizabeth Medrano Escobedo, left, mother of Christian Escobedo, who was killed by Los Angeles police

California Closer to First-in-US Rules on Police Shootings

SACRAMENTO — A grieving mother choked up as she questioned why police didn't use other tactics instead of killing her son. A deputy recalled the terror of second-guessing herself as she traded fire with a suspect who killed her partner. "It's time to make c...