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Law Enforcement

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  • Hawaii law letting police have sex with prostitutes may be changed

    Hawaii law letting police have sex with prostitutes may be changed
    In movies and television shows, undercover cops running prostitution stings bring out the handcuffs as soon as there’s an agreement to exchange money for a sex act. They don’t usually wait to receive the service. But police in Hawaii have...
  • U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents

    U.S. says sheriff's deputies harassed Antelope Valley residents
    Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation. Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's...
  • Dzhokhar Tsarnaev pleads not guilty to Boston bombing charges

    WASHINGTON — Dzhokhar Tsarnaev made his first public court appearance Wednesday, leaning over a microphone and repeating again and again in a Russian accent “not guilty” to potential capital murder charges in a federal courtroom packed...
  • L.A. County's handling of problem employees varies wildly

    I've been out of town this week, and watching from afar the machinations of our county government surprised and mystified me. It took just two months to decide to fire four social workers involved in the case of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death...
  • OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors

     OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctors
    Over the last decade, the maker of the potent painkiller OxyContin has compiled a database of hundreds of doctors suspected of recklessly prescribing its pills to addicts and drug dealers, but has done little to alert law enforcement or medical...
  • Keeping secrets secret

    Even before former National Security Agency consultant Edward Snowden exposed the breathtaking extent of the intelligence agency's electronic surveillance programs, civil libertarians worried that information obtained as part of anti-terrorism...
  • Brother of missing San Diego teen confirmed dead

    Brother of missing San Diego teen confirmed dead
     SAN DIEGO - The body found inside a burned-out home in rural Boulevard has been identified as 8-year-old Ethan Anderson, the brother of the teenage girl thought to have been kidnapped by a family friend suspected of killing the mother of both children....
  • James DiMaggio seen fortifying hideout before FBI killed him

    CASCADE, Idaho --Kidnapping suspect James Lee DiMaggio appeared to be fortifying a patch of wilderness when he was fatally shot by an FBI agent Saturday in a raid that recovered 16-year-old  Hannah Anderson unharmed in the Idaho backwoods, law enforcement...
  • Hannah Anderson's father worries what she's 'been put through'

    CASCADE, Idaho -- Hannah Anderson's father said he's eager to see his daughter after she was rescued in the wilderness of Idaho in an operation that left her alleged captor dead. "I'm ecstatic that my daughter and I will soon be reunited," Brett...
  • Both political sides praise drug changes

    — In a sign of growing disenchantment with the war on drugs, conservatives joined Democrats and reform advocates Monday in praising Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr.'s declaration that it was time to rethink get-tough policies that have tied the...
  • Hannah Anderson search took over small Idaho town

    CASCADE, Idaho — The only sign that anything out of the ordinary happened in this quiet community sits on the southern edge of town. The electronic sign outside Ben Wellington's real estate office flashes the time and temperature — the only...