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  • LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges

    LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges
    Los Angeles will purchase 7,000 cameras for police officers to wear while on patrol, making the city a laboratory in the use of devices that bring the promise of more transparent policing but also concerns about civilian privacy. Los Angeles would be the...
  • Montgomery County shooter went from house to house in less than two hours

    Montgomery County shooter went from house to house in less than two hours
    An Iraq war veteran from Pennsburg methodically killed his ex-wife and five members of her family in a shooting rampage that started around 3:30 a.m. Monday in Souderton, then spread as he went to Lansdale and finally Lower Salford an hour and 45...
  • Montana homeowner convicted of setting deadly trap for German student

    A Montana man accused of setting a trap for burglars in his garage, and then shooting a German foreign exchange student who entered, was found guilty of deliberate homicide, a jury decided Wednesday. Markus Hendrick Kaarma, 29, of Missoula, had been...
  • Police: Man killed in gunfire with Costa Mesa officers

    Costa Mesa police shot and killed a man in an exchange of gunfire while officers were trying to arrest him Tuesday night, according to authorities. Police said two officers arrived at an apartment in the 3000 block of Jeffrey Drive about 10:40 p.m. to...
  • One thing the U.S. government doesn't count: How often police kill civilians

    The federal government amasses statistics on a wide range of topics. Want to know how many people contracted botulism? How many kids participated in extracurricular activities? How many acres of corn are planted in a given year? It's all tracked. But...
  • In Australia, Sydney siege inquiry continues amid grief, questions

    In Australia, Sydney siege inquiry continues amid grief, questions
    As the investigation of Sydney’s deadly hostage siege continued Tuesday, thousands of Australians paid tribute to the victims, pouring out their grief and leaving flowers near the crime scene at a busy downtown pedestrian thoroughfare. Initial...
  • Fugitive's body found in woods near his Pa. home, police say

    PHILADELPHIA The toll from a deadly rampage in Pennsylvania grew to seven when Bradley W. Stone, the Iraq war veteran suspected of killing his wife and five of her family members, was found dead Tuesday in the woods in Pennsburg, officials said. After an...
  • Man held in May bank robbery charged in Austin slaying

    Man held in May bank robbery charged in Austin slaying
    A man arrested in a May bank robbery after a police officer saw him walking around with money falling out of his pockets has been charged with the killing of a man outside an Austin car wash three days before the robbery, authorities said. Lavert Pitts,...
  • In revenge, Pakistani Taliban strike school, killing at least 141

    ISLAMABAD Pakistan suffered the worst terrorist attack of a seven-year Taliban insurgency Tuesday when militants rampaged through an army-run high school in the northern city of Peshawar, killing at least 141 people, mostly students, in what the militants...
  • LAPD collects nearly 780 firearms in latest gun buyback event

    LAPD collects nearly 780 firearms in latest gun buyback event
    Los Angeles police collected nearly 780 firearms this weekend as part of the city's latest gun buyback event, where residents could exchange weapons for grocery store gift cards. The program in L.A. dates to 2009, though other law enforcement agencies...
  • Demings: Orange deputies will be wearing body cameras in 2015

    Demings: Orange deputies will be wearing body cameras in 2015
    Orange Sheriff Jerry Demings expects his deputies will be wearing body cameras in large numbers by spring. Demings appeared before the Orange County Commission to make a routine budget request on Tuesday, but Mayor Teresa Jacobs brought up the body-...