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  • TNT Slices Into Steven Bochco's 'Murder in the First'

    Steven Bochco's back on homicide beat. TNT has ordered 10 episodes of "Murder in the First" from the "NYPD Blue" and "L.A. Law" co-creator, which is being produced by TNT Originals. Set in San Francisco and co-created by Eric Lodal, the series follows...
  • NYPD's Raymond Kelly walks out of Brown University talk after heckling

    A planned speech by New York Police Department Commissioner Raymond Kelly at Brown University in Providence had to be canceled Tuesday after hecklers shouted down the top cop during his remarks. Kelly, commissioner since 2002, had intended to speak...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...