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  • Pentagon gives California police grenade launchers, snowshoes

    Pentagon gives California police grenade launchers, snowshoes
    Southern California is mired in more than three years of drought, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is prepared for snowy conditions after it received 1,600 parkas for camouflage, 500 snowshoes and 132 snow trousers in March from the...
  • LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

    LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations
    In the weeks since allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted women decades ago began generating national debate, it's been assumed that the accusations were too old to merit attention from law enforcement. But on Thursday, Los Angeles Police...
  • Police name officer who killed unarmed black man in Phoenix

    Police name officer who killed unarmed black man in Phoenix
    Phoenix police on Tuesday released the name of the 30-year-old white officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a struggle last week, after protests by activists who demanded his identity be made public. About 200 chanting demonstrators...
  • Protests in Bay Area bring hardship to cops, police departments

    OAKLAND, Calif. For police officers in Oakland and Berkeley, the relentless protests occurring almost nightly the past two weeks have taken more of a toll on their work and personal lives than anything they faced before even Occupy. In Oakland the...
  • Victims of crash involving black bear identified

    Victims of crash involving black bear identified
    When eight men returning home from a weekend duck-hunting trip spotted a woman standing next to her disabled SUV and a dead black bear, they stopped to help, authorities said. But minutes after the Miami-Dade residents climbed out of three pickup...
  • White Florida deputy shoots black man who witnesses say had hands up

    White Florida deputy shoots black man who witnesses say had hands up
    A Florida sheriff called for calm after a 28-year-old unarmed black man in a stolen car was shot and critically wounded early on Monday by a white officer, after witness reports that the man had his hands up and amid racially charged protests nationwide...
  • LAPD willing to investigate Bill Cosby sex assault allegations

    LAPD willing to investigate Bill Cosby sex assault allegations
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday that his department is prepared to investigate any accusations brought forth against performer Bill Cosby, even if the alleged incidents occurred beyond the legal deadline for any prosecution. Beck...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial

     Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial
    Call it the Miller Lite defense, but it didn't go down smooth with one Northampton County jury. Representing a Bethlehem man facing decades in prison if convicted of a bloody knife attack that severed a man's femoral artery, a public defender said he'd...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads

    Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads
    A four-day undercover sex sting targeting human trafficking resulted in the arrests of 61 people from across Florida and beyond, Polk County officials announced Monday. During the operation, which began Thursday and ended Sunday, undercover officers...