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  • On-line petition demands San Francisco sheriff's resignation

     
    Two months after suspended San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was reinstated, on-line petitioners are demanding the lawman's resignation. On Wednesday afternoon, rossresign.org went live, declaring: “A criminal in charge of public safety? We...
  • Lindsay Lohan's probation could be revoked at hearing

     
    An arraignment is scheduled Wednesday for actress Lindsay Lohan, who is charged with three misdemeanor counts accusing her of lying to Santa Monica police about whether she was driving a Porsche that collided with a dump truck on Pacific Coast Highway....
  • Lindsay Lohan avoids jail time but is headed to locked rehab

     
    Although prosecutors for weeks had offered Lindsay Lohan 90 days in jail or locked rehab as a plea deal, the troubled actress did not agree to the terms until the last minute. Yet prosecutors said Monday they were pleased with......
  • Lindsay Lohan finds herself back on trial, this time for lying

     
    Barring a last-minute plea deal, Lindsay Lohan on Monday will go on trial on charges that she lied to police in the wake of a car crash....
  • Missouri Governor Nixon vetoes bill that nullified federal gun laws

    Missouri Governor Nixon vetoes bill that nullified federal gun laws
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have made it a crime for federal agents to try to enforce gun control laws.   Nixon announced the veto Friday. He noted that the U.S. Constitution generally gives...
  • Third-striker to be released over prosecutor's objection

    A man who was serving 25 years to life in prison under the state’s three strikes law after a conviction for unlawful taking of a vehicle will be released from custody after a judge determined Monday that he does not pose an unreasonable risk of...
  • Law against mass violence threats debated

    Law against mass violence threats debated
    When a judge dismissed the case against a Crofton man accused of making mass-violence threats against co-workers, the losing prosecutors didn't criticize the judge's decision, defense attorneys or even Neil Edwin Prescott, the suspect who walked free....
  • Sentencing Delayed Again in Hockey Mom Underage Sex Case

    Sentencing Delayed Again in Hockey Mom Underage Sex Case
    LAGUNA NIGUEL, Calif. (KTLA) -- Sentencing has been delayed for a second time, in the case of a Laguna Niguel woman convicted of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy on her son's hockey team. Kathia Maria Davis was scheduled to be sentenced Friday...
  • LAPD Using Social Media to ID Possible 'Grim Sleeper' Victims

    LAPD Using Social Media to ID Possible 'Grim Sleeper' Victims
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- Los Angeles police are turning to social media for help identifying dozens of women seen in photos found at the home of the alleged Grim Sleeper" serial killer. Forty-two photographs found at the home of suspect Lonnie...
  • Seven arrested after drug raid in Zionsville

    Seven arrested after drug raid in Zionsville
    A 17-year-old boy jumped out of a second story window while trying to escape police during a drug raid. Police said their two-month investigation resulted in seven arrests and the discovery of a prescription drug and marijuana ring in Zionsville. On...
  • 2 stabbed, 2 injured in Hermosa disturbance

    2 stabbed, 2 injured in Hermosa disturbance
    Two men were stabbed and two women were beaten up during a large fight early this morning in the city's Hermosa neighborhood. Shortly before 12:30 a.m., officers were waved down by a woman on the 2200 block of North Kostner Avenue on the Northwest Side....