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  • Simsbury Police Receive National Reaccreditation

    Simsbury Police Receive National Reaccreditation
    SIMSBURY — The town's police department has received reaccreditation from a national law enforcement agency. The town first received its accreditation from the Commisson on Accreditations for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. in 2011. After a police...
  • Teen dead, 2 injured in South Side shooting

    A 19-year-old was killed and two other teenagers injured in a shooting in the Jeffery Manor neighborhood Tuesday night, authorities said. The shooting happened about 10:15 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Calhoun Avenue, Police News Affairs Officer Ron...
  • 818 Roundup: Glendale Sgt. charged with soliciting undercover Vegas cop; Burbank PD seeks groping suspect

    818 Roundup: Glendale Sgt. charged with soliciting undercover Vegas cop; Burbank PD seeks groping suspect
    Good morning readers! Today is Wednesday, August 20, 2014. Today's forecast includes a high of 82 degrees and a low of 63, with a slight chance of thunderstorms. Your headlines from the area: - A Glendale police sergeant who battled the city on...
  • Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge

    Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Mo., rooted in his civil rights pledge
    Eric H. Holder Jr.'s planned trip Wednesday to the center of riot-torn Ferguson, Mo., in many ways began 5 1/2 years ago, when he became the nation's first African American attorney general and pledged to make federal civil rights enforcement a hallmark...
  • DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues

    DOJ civil-rights probe in Zimmerman-Trayvon case continues
    In Washington, D.C., two-and-a-half years ago, the nation's top civil-rights enforcer, Thomas Perez at the U.S. Department of Justice, sat down with Sanford's mayor, city manager and U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown and promised to investigate whether Trayvon...
  • Police dog Jaxx forced into early retirement due to spine disease

    The Windsor Locks Police Department K-9 officer Jaxx has been forced to retire due to a career-ending back problem. Jaxx, the black and white German shepherd who came into the police department only about two years ago with his handler, Officer Joseph...
  • Father of Texas 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police officer

    Father of Texas 'affluenza' teen arrested for impersonating police officer
    The father of the Texas teenager who killed four people while driving drunk and claimed his family's wealth was partially to blame has been arrested for impersonating a police officer, legal documents showed. Frederick Anthony Couch was arrested on...
  • In Ferguson, a race to be wrong

    The events in Ferguson, Missouri, have launched a familiar spectacle: the race to be wrong first. Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson. The Washington Post had more on the story about...
  • Canton Approves Staff Changes For Recreation And Police

    CANTON — More services and better supervision are the intended outcomes of staffing changes that were implemented for two town departments. Those changes were approved by the board of selectmen when it met recently. One of those was to approve...
  • Baltimore demonstrators to protest again for Ferguson

    Baltimore demonstrators to protest again for Ferguson
    Baltimore demonstrators scheduled a second rally tonight in solidarity with protesters in Missouri who are into their second week demonstrating against the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. The local demonstration is slated for 6 p.m. in...
  • The militarization of the police is a threat to American democracy

    The killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the heavy-handed police tactics that have followed point to a growing problem in this country: the threat of a police state that endangers not only public safety, but democracy itself. After the fatal...