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  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • LAPD's Beck: William Bratton will 'meet all the challenges' at NYPD

    LAPD's Beck: William Bratton will 'meet all the challenges' at NYPD
    Citing William Bratton's past work with L.A.'s minority communities, Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck on Thursday called his former boss the "perfect person" to head the New York Police Department. Beck said he spoke to his "great friend" and...
  • Sen. Feinstein: New York train crash shows safety goals must be met

    WASHINGTON – After New York’s deadly train derailment, Congress should hold firm to a 2015 deadline for railroads to install systems that will automatically slow down or stop trains if engineers exceed speed limits or are on a collision course...
  • Court panel appears skeptical of L.A. ban on homeless living in cars

    A federal appeals court on Thursday appeared to be leaning toward striking down a Los Angeles city ban on homeless people living in their cars or recreational vehicles on public streets and in parking lots. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit...
  • L.A. accuses two big banks of discriminatory mortgage lending

    Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer on Thursday filed lawsuits alleging discriminatory lending practices against Citigroup and Wells Fargo, two of the nation's largest banks. The lawsuits, filed in U.S. federal court, allege that the banks engaged in a...
  • Macy's may ground balloons: How much damage can a giant, helium-filled balloon do?

    It's a Thanksgiving balloon. How much harm could it do? The answer is: quite a bit. When the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are tossed by storm winds, real havoc can ensue. The balloons can even pose a lethal threat. Which is why...
  • Jay Leggett, Comedy Actor, Director, Writer, Dies at 50

    Jay Leggett, who worked both in front and behind the camera for TV and film comedies, appearing for a season in Fox's sketch show "In Living Color," died of natural causes on Saturday after he'd spent the day hunting near Tomahawk, Wisc. He was 50. In...
  • Al Ruscio, Character Actor and Acting Teacher, Dies at 89

    Al Ruscio, a film, television and stage actor who was also a noted acting teacher and served on the board of directors of the Screen Actors Guild, died in his home on Nov. 12. He was 89. Ruscio was already an accomplished actor by the time he arrived...
  • 'Enemies Within' sheds light on NYPD's secret spying campaign

    What with taking off our shoes and belts at airports, discovering the feds are hoovering up all our phone records, and watching drone strikes and SEAL raids around the globe, it's sometimes easy to forget that America has escaped the horror of another...
  • 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...