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Law Enforcement

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  • Officials: Fatal police shooting at Highland Park hospital justified

    Officials: Fatal police shooting at Highland Park hospital justified
    The Highland Park police officers who fatally shot a man at NorthShore Highland Park Hospital last week were justified in their actions, authorities announced Tuesday. Christopher Anderson, 27, of Waukegan, was killed Nov. 3 after he drew a gun from his...
  • Broward Sheriff's Office wins civil rights award for homeless initiative

    Broward Sheriff's Office wins civil rights award for homeless initiative
    The basic needs and civil rights of homeless people in Broward County are big news lately: Fort Lauderdale is getting international attention for enforcing a new ordinance that restricts feeding the hungry outdoors. And there is an ongoing debate at the...
  • Fatal police shooting prompts strike by Israeli Arabs

    Schools and businesses were closed in protest throughout Arab communities in Israel on Sunday after the fatal shooting of a 22-year-old Arab man by Israeli police that sparked violent demonstrations over the weekend. Israeli Arab leaders called for...
  • Thanks to the election, big opportunities arise for L.A.

    Thanks to the election, big opportunities arise for L.A.
    In the aftermath of last week's elections, most commentary naturally focused on the changing balance in the U.S. Senate. But the effect of that shift on the lives of most people is likely to be negligible: A body where a minority of Republicans could...
  • Mayor of Mexico City fires a police chief after shooting

    MEXICO CITY The mayor of Mexico City fired a head of the police force and launched a criminal investigation into another police officer after a shooting at the city's main university left one student injured. In a press conference late Sunday, city...
  • Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force

    Police killing, beating of civilians raise issue of reasonable force
     A wooden cross on a narrow, tree-lined road marks the spot where Samantha Ramsey died a violent death. Passersby might think the marker, etched with the 19-year-old's name and a yellow smiley face, is a memorial to a car crash victim. They would be...
  • Man charged with killing grandfather inside Mount Dora home

    Man charged with killing grandfather inside Mount Dora home
    Donald Gonnelly and his grandson were described by neighbors as the black sheep on their otherwise friendly street. Their three-bedroom house sat on a two-acre lot at the end of Frances Ann Court, a dead-end road near the Lake-Orange county line....
  • Polk County deputy sheriff resigns after stealing DVD from crime scene

    Polk County deputy sheriff resigns after stealing DVD from crime scene
    A Polk County deputy sheriff was charged with stealing a DVD while responding to a convenience-store burglary Nov. 6, a spokeswoman said. Ernesto McCloud, 28, resigned after his arrest, sheriff's spokeswoman Carrie Horstman said. He had been a deputy...
  • 5 shot and wounded on West, South sides

    5 shot and wounded on West, South sides
    An umbrella in one hand and a camera in the other, an evidence technician snapped a picture of a shell casing as police investigated a shooting of a man this morning in the East Garfield Park neighborhood. The man was shot around 9 a.m. near the...
  • Michael Brown altercation, shooting unfolded in 90 seconds

    Michael Brown altercation, shooting unfolded in 90 seconds
    Details found in a trove of police records, recordings and video surveillance footage made public this week have angered attorneys and activists who support Michael Brown, the unarmed black man who was killed during a confrontation with a Ferguson...
  • Halloween candy investigation continues

    Halloween candy investigation continues
    Towamencin Township police haven't received any other reports of Halloween candy tampering since a 13-year-old boy found a razor blade inside the wrapper of a piece of candy he received during trick-or-treat. But the Montgomery County department is...