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  • Allentown police chief candidates meet with residents

    The final four candidates for Allentown police chief emphasized the benefits of community policing Thursday night as they faced city residents at a public forum. The candidates, who were selected from a field of more than 40 people with the help of a...
  • NYPD identifies Iranian rockers killed in Brooklyn murder-suicide

    NYPD identifies Iranian rockers killed in Brooklyn murder-suicide
    The New York Police Department has identified three Iranian musicians killed by a former friend in a Brooklyn murder-suicide that left four dead early Monday. Soroush Farazmand, 27, and Arash Farazmand, 28, of the Iranian rock band Yellow Dogs were shot...
  • N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules

    N.Y. World Trade Center is nation's tallest skyscraper, panel rules
    NEW YORK -- A panel of building experts on Tuesday anointed New York’s new World Trade Center tower the nation’s tallest skyscraper, accepting its spire as part of a design that makes it 1,776 feet high and that knocks Chicago’s Willis...
  • Supreme Court rejects Oklahoma abortion regulation a second time

    Supreme Court rejects Oklahoma abortion regulation a second time
    WASHINGTON — For the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that strikes down a major abortion regulation from Oklahoma. The justices on Tuesday turned down the state’s attempt to reinstate a law that would...
  • White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black

    White supremacist takes DNA test, finds out he's part black
    Well, that's awkward: A white supremacist who made headlines worldwide for plotting to take over a town in North Dakota received the results of a DNA test -- and the results say he's 14% black. And this all happened while cameras were rolling. Craig...
  • PASSINGS: Jay Leggett, Jerry Seeman, Bill Foulkes, Georges Lautner

    PASSINGS: Jay Leggett, Jerry Seeman, Bill Foulkes, Georges Lautner
    Jay Leggett, 50, a comic actor and screenwriter who performed in television, movies and improvisational clubs, died Saturday in Lincoln County, Wis., after hunting on the opening weekend of the state's nine-day firearms deer season, authorities said....
  • iPhones involved in 14 percent of NYC crimes

    iPhones involved in 14 percent of NYC crimes
    The New York City Police Department has announced that iPhones and other Apple products were the targets of 16,000 thefts in 2012, Fox 5 in New York reports.  That equates to 14 percent of all NYC crimes. The NYPD says that nearly 20 percent of all...
  • 3,024 pounds of cocaine seized during Sinaloa cartel investigation

    A three-year undercover investigation into the drug-smuggling operations of a Sinaloa cartel through Imperial Valley has led to the seizure of 3,024 pounds of cocaine worth $96 million, authorities said Wednesday. The operation started in Imperial...
  • Former LAPD Chief William Bratton returns to NYPD commissioner post

    Former LAPD Chief William Bratton returns to NYPD commissioner post
    NEW YORK -- New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio named William J. Bratton to return as the city’s police commissioner Thursday, selecting the former LAPD police chief to head a department praised for overseeing a drop in crime but criticized for...
  • William Bratton, 'progressive visionary,' to lead NYPD, mayor-elect says

    William Bratton, 'progressive visionary,' to lead NYPD, mayor-elect says
    NEW YORK -- Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio on Thursday named former Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton to head the New York Police Department, calling him a “progressive visionary” who will fight crime while also easing distrust and...
  • County social workers strike over pay, high caseloads

    County social workers strike over pay, high caseloads
    Los Angeles County social workers took to the picket lines on Thursday, the first county strike in more than a decade and a sharp escalation of a labor dispute between the county and its biggest employee union. The strike, which may include up to 3,...