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Law Enforcement

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  • Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching

    Union President: Chief Sent Wrong Message By Marching
    HARTFORD – A day after police Chief James C. Rovella joined marchers who were protesting the Taser shooting of a city teen, the Hartford Police Union held a press conference Thursday to condemn the chief's actions. "Even though the chief stated he...
  • Resignation follows report of child sex abuse in English town

    The numbers are shocking: at least 1,400 children sexually abused over a 16-year period in an English town of less than 300,000 people. Children “raped by multiple perpetrators, trafficked … abducted, beaten and intimidated. There were...
  • Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth

    Chicago police commander accused of placing gun in suspect's mouth
    A Chicago police commander frequently praised by Supt. Garry McCarthy for his no-nonsense approach to fighting crime in some of the city’s toughest neighborhoods was charged Wednesday with placing the barrel of his gun into a suspect’s mouth....
  • Reality star Ray J gets probation in Beverly Hills trespassing incident

    Reality star Ray J gets probation in Beverly Hills trespassing incident
    Reality TV star and singer Ray J pleaded no contest Thursday to trespassing after being accused of groping a woman at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel bar and refusing to leave. Ray J, 33, whose birth name is Willie Ray Norwood Jr., was initially charged with...
  • Federal judge tosses lawsuit filed in death of David Koschman

    Federal judge tosses lawsuit filed in death of David Koschman
    A federal judge ruled Thursday that David Koschman’s mother waited too long to file a wrongful death lawsuit that accused authorities of a cover-up in her son’s 2004 death following a drunken altercation with a member of the powerful Daley...
  • Producer on 'brink of tears' after mistaken-ID arrest in Beverly Hills

    Producer on 'brink of tears' after mistaken-ID arrest in Beverly Hills
    A black film producer who was mistaken for a robbery suspect by Beverly Hills police said he was humiliated when officers handcuffed him and forced him to sit on a sidewalk. Producer Charles Belk, who was in the city to attend a pre-Emmy party, was...
  • Body Cameras Should Be Standard Police Gear

    Body Cameras Should Be Standard Police Gear
    Instead of arming police with military equipment as if they were panzer divisions, the federal government ought to equip every local force that wants them with body cameras. These small-as-a-pager body-mounted devices record everything that happens...
  • 1 dead, 3 injured in shootings on South, West sides

    1 dead, 3 injured in shootings on South, West sides
    A man died Wednesday morning after being shot the day before during daytime shootings on the South and West Sides that left three others injured in an eight-hour period starting Tuesday afternoon. About 2:40 p.m., someone shot a 19-year-old man in the...
  • Man's family urges Oakland Park hit-run driver to come forward

    Man's family urges Oakland Park hit-run driver to come forward
    All that Rollin Francis' family has left are the cellphone videos he took of himself at Disney World, saying he loved God and wanted God to protect his children. Just hours after returning from his dream trip to the theme park, the tourist from...
  • Hartford Officer's Use Of Taser 'Justified,' Says Supervisor

    HARTFORD – A supervisor who on scene when an officer shot an 18-year old Hartford man with a Taser during a confrontation last week signed his name to a report stating that the officer's use of the stun gun was "justified" and "in compliance with...
  • Verdict expected Friday in Joliet slayings trial

    Verdict expected Friday in Joliet slayings trial
    Jamille Kent said that for two weeks she's been replaying in her head the testimony about her son's death and keeps coming back to one thing: He would be alive if not for his friendship with Bethany McKee, one of the people charged in his slaying. "What...