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  • Pasadena employee allegedly embezzles $6 million from city

    Pasadena employee allegedly embezzles $6 million from city
    Pasadena’s city manager blamed a “a complete breakdown” of internal controls Tuesday as prosecutors announced the arrest of a former city employee accused of embezzling more than $6 million from city coffers and funneling some of the...
  • Maryland governor takes brave step, commutes death sentences

    Maryland governor takes brave step, commutes death sentences
    The Maryland state legislature last year ended the death penalty in that state for all future crimes. This morning, Gov. Martin O’Malley decided to extend that reach to the past and commuted the sentences of the last four people on Maryland’...
  • Man faces charges for leaving infant outside early on Christmas morning

    The Los Angeles city attorney's office said Monday that it would prosecute a man accused of leaving his 6-month-old daughter outside early Christmas morning. Neighbors found Jose Chavarria’s daughter in a stroller outside his Pacoima home about 2:...
  • Arrest made in October slaying of transgender woman

    Los Angeles police have made an arrest in the October slaying of a transgender woman in East Hollywood. Aniya Knee Parker, 47, was fatally shot near Melrose and North Kenmore avenues on Oct. 2 during a dispute with three men. Police described the...
  • Ambushed New York officers were 'simply assassinated,' Bratton says

    Ambushed New York officers were 'simply assassinated,' Bratton says
    A man who posted anti-police rantings on the Internet ambushed and shot to death two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, authorities said. “Two of New York’s finest were shot and killed with no warning, no...
  • Wrongfully convicted New York man reaches $4.75-million settlement

    A New York man who spent 18 years in prison for murder he did not commit will receive a $4.75-million settlement from the state, the largest award for a wrongful conviction in New York history.  Fernando Bermudez was arrested in a 1991 shooting and...
  • Man's pardon withdrawn after Times discloses financial regulators' censure

    Man's pardon withdrawn after Times discloses financial regulators' censure
    Gov. Jerry Brown withdrew a Christmas Eve pardon Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators. Glen Williams Carnes, one of 105 people who received an executive...
  • Couple slain in La Verne; search underway for suspect

    Couple slain in La Verne; search underway for suspect
    Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were searching Friday for a man suspected of killing a married couple in La Verne. The incident was reported about 1:20 p.m. inside the couple's home in the 300 block of Roughrider Road, according to the Sheriff's...
  • Well-known Ferguson activist charged with arson, burglary

    Well-known Ferguson activist charged with arson, burglary
    St. Louis prosecutors on Saturday charged well-known Ferguson, Mo., activist Joshua Williams, 19, with setting fire to a convenience store during protests sparked by the police shooting of teenager earlier this week. St. Louis County police said in a...
  • Arizona police officer, suspect killed in Flagstaff shooting

    Arizona police officer, suspect killed in Flagstaff shooting
    A 24-year-old police officer and a suspect died after a shootout Saturday afternoon. Officer Tyler Stewart died at Flagstaff Medical Center after he was shot by a suspect in a domestic violence case, police said. Stewart was looking for the suspect...
  • Ferguson officer on leave after remarks about Michael Brown memorial

    Ferguson officer on leave after remarks about Michael Brown memorial
    A Ferguson, Mo., police spokesman has been put on unpaid leave after initially denying, then admitting that he referred to a memorial for Michael Brown as a "pile of trash" to a Washington Post reporter.  Post reporter Jose A. DelReal called Officer...