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  • Police search for suspect, truck after fatal Hollywood stabbing

    Police search for suspect, truck after fatal Hollywood stabbing
    A man was stabbed to death early Wednesday in a Hollywood parking lot, and the suspect is believed to have fled in the victim’s pickup, police said. Police found the body of a man in his 20s just after 8:30 a.m. in a parking lot in the 1700...
  • Affirming the right of citizens to record police activity

    Affirming the right of citizens to record police activity
    It is not a crime for Californians to use their smartphones to record police activity in a public place, as long as they do not “deter or prevent” officers from performing their duties. Maybe the deputy U.S. marshal who grabbed the...
  • Charges dropped in police shooting of unarmed Kansas City man

    Prosecutors in Missouri have dropped all charges against a Kansas City police officer who was charged in the nonfatal shooting of an unarmed man, arguing the case was not strong enough to secure a conviction. In February, a state grand jury determined...
  • Veterinarian investigated after cat is apparently killed with bow and arrow

    A veterinarian in rural Texas is the subject of an animal-cruelty investigation after allegedly bragging on social media about slaying a cat with a bow and arrow. In a post that was widely shared on Facebook, Kristen Lindsey, 31, of Brenham, in southern...
  • Civil rights groups seek federal review of South Carolina police shootings

    Civil rights groups seek federal review of South Carolina police shootings
    Amid mounting suspicion that police officers in South Carolina attempted to cover up the circumstances of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, civil rights leaders are urging the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate all fatal shootings by...
  • Florida doctor in Menendez bribery case charged with Medicare fraud

    Florida doctor in Menendez bribery case charged with Medicare fraud
    A Florida doctor accused of bribing U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez has been indicted on suspicion of carrying out extensive Medicare fraud at his eye-care practice for a decade and for treating patients for disorders they didn't have, officials said Tuesday....
  • As sentencing nears for Atlanta teachers, many condemn their conviction

    As sentencing nears for Atlanta teachers, many condemn their conviction
    Bowing their heads in prayer, a congregation of teachers, pastors and civil rights activists pleaded for mercy. “Our teachers were crucified the other day,” the Rev. Anthony Motley, pastor of Lindsay Street Baptist Church, cried from the...
  • Oklahoma bill on use of nitrogen gas in executions goes to governor

    Oklahoma bill on use of nitrogen gas in executions goes to governor
    Beset by claims of barbarism after a gruesome botched execution last year and fearful that a U.S. Supreme Court decision could ban its execution drug of choice, Oklahoma would be the first state in the nation to execute inmates with nitrogen gas under a...
  • No civil rights charges in fatal shooting by police in Pleasantville, N.Y.

    No civil rights charges in fatal shooting by police in Pleasantville, N.Y.
    Federal prosecutors say there was not enough evidence to bring charges against a police officer who shot to death an unarmed black college student north of New York City in a case that sparked allegations of abuse of power and racial profiling. Danroy...
  • Firefighter is 'crushed' after being convicted of assault, attorney says

    Firefighter is 'crushed' after being convicted of assault, attorney says
    A Los Angeles city firefighter was convicted Thursday of assaulting a woman who was feeding stray cats in his neighborhood. Jurors convicted Ian Justin Eulian, 39, of one felony count each of assault and battery in connection with the Sept. 14, 2013,...
  • 1,000 weapons recovered at Waco biker brawl? Not quite, cops now say

    Police in Waco, Texas, have sharply revised downward the number of weapons seized after a deadly brawl in a shopping center parking lot that left nine people dead, 18 wounded and at least 177 facing criminal charges of engaging in an organized criminal...