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  • New York biker attack on SUV a polarizing event

     New York biker attack on SUV a polarizing event
    NEW YORK — Motorcyclists familiar with the annual pack ride known as Hollywood's Block Party were excited about this year's bash, and for good reason. The 2011 ride through New York City was "a zoo," according to an online post that included a...
  • 5 months confinement for former Fed supervisor accused of theft

    5 months confinement for former Fed supervisor accused of theft
    A former supervisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago was sentenced Thursday to five months of confinement at a work-release facility for stealing computer files containing confidential bank information on his last day of work two years ago. U.S....
  • Gang 'tax collector' gets life for shooting that left infant dead

    Gang 'tax collector' gets life for shooting that left infant dead
    A gang "tax collector" who helped set up 2007 shooting in a bustling Los Angeles shopping district that claimed the life of a 3-week-old boy was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Juvenal Cardenas Mejia, 40, was...
  • Video of LAPD officer kicking woman should be public, lawyer says

    Video of LAPD officer kicking woman should be public, lawyer says
    Video from a police cruiser camera that shows an LAPD officer kicking a restrained woman -- who later died -- needs to made public, the family attorney said Thursday. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office charged Officer Mary O'Callaghan...
  • Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick: 'I really, really, really messed up'

    Ex-Detroit Mayor Kilpatrick: 'I really, really, really messed up'
    Former Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick, who turned Detroit into his personal wallet, was sentenced Monday to 28 years in prison for corruption in the city that has become the modern face of municipal bankruptcy. The city’s chief executive from 2002 to...
  • LAPD officer charged with assault in woman's arrest

    LAPD officer charged with assault in woman's arrest
    An LAPD officer has been charged with assaulting a woman under color of authority by kicking her in the groin during an arrest last year, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Thursday. LAPD Officer Mary O’Callaghan, 48,...
  • Contractor charged with fraud for allegedly taking employees' wages

    A construction contractor has been indicted on fraud charges after allegedly taking $81,000 in wages from his employees for work done on a state developmental hospital in Costa Mesa. Sourin Babayan, 64, of Glendale, was indicted last week on 14 felony...
  • Florida joins Mississippi challenge to flood insurance rates

    Hoping to ward off a big boost in flood insurance premiums, Florida officials are joining a lawsuit filed by Mississippi that challenges recent changes to the National Flood Insurance Program. “This unfair rate hike could devastate Florida’s...
  • George Zimmerman: CNN special focuses on Sanford

    George Zimmerman: CNN special focuses on Sanford
    CNN's "Tragedy on Trial: The George Zimmerman Story" will be as much about Sanford as the case that gripped the nation. "You can't separate the two," reporter David Mattingly said Thursday. "You have to understand the stage before you understand the...
  • Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer

    Two men convicted in murder of Chicago police officer
    Two gang members were convicted Wednesday in the murder of a Chicago police officer who had responded to a call of shots fired in the West Englewood neighborhood in 2009. The convictions by separate Cook County juries came more than two years after a...
  • Judge rejects bid to stop Times' publication of deputies' backgrounds

    A judge on Wednesday rejected an attempt to stop the Los Angeles Times from publishing information found in sheriff's deputies' background screening files. "You'd have to be blind not to recognize there's tension between privacy, public safety and the...