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  • Longtime police chief retiring this spring

     
    Naperville Police Chief David Dial will retire this spring after 22 years in the role, the city announced today. The longtime leader's retirement will take …...
  • Lawsuit questions use of hogtying by law enforcement

     
    Lawsuit questions use of hogtying by law enforcement, after man left in what the attorneys representing his family call a "minimally conscious" state....
  • Air time check: Who got the most words in edgewise during Monday night's GOP debate?

     
    Running a word-count program on the transcript of last night's GOP presidential primary debate I get: Mitt Romney -- 4,649 (34%) Newt Gingrich -- 4,118 (30%) Rick Santorum --2,898 ( 21%) Ron Paul -- 2,095 (15%) This does not include......
  • Bipartisan House group kills ‘bad faith’ bill

     
    By Jim Saunders, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — In a defeat for business groups and the insurance industry, a House panel Thursday narrowly rejected a bill that would add restrictions in “bad faith” legal fights. The House...
  • Ways to prevent LAPD from crashing their cruisers [Ted Rall cartoon]

     
    Los Angeles Police Department cruisers are involved in an average of one crash per day, reports Times staff writer Joel Rubin. Most of the crashes were minor, but some resulted in life-threatening injuries or totaled police cars, or were the......
  • Coming up in the news cycle, Indiana's right-to-freeload bill

     
    Item updated and expanded It looks as though a high-profile right-to-freeload law about to pass in the Indiana legislature will be the focus of protests at next weekend's Super Bowl in Indianapolis. What? You haven't heard about the proposal? Maybe......
  • L.A. County responds to claims of discrimination in Antelope Valley

     
    Hoping to avoid a potentially costly civil rights lawsuit, Los Angeles County will stop providing funds for additional housing investigators to the desert communities of Palmdale and Lancaster, where officials have been accused of targeting nonwhite...
  • Doctors' group pushes for new child safety seat standards in Maryland

    Doctors' group pushes for new child safety seat standards in Maryland
    A Maryland doctors' group is pushing legislation to bolster the state's child safety seat laws, a move designed to better protect toddlers from head, neck and spinal injuries during accidents. The Maryland State Medical Society, also known as MedChi,...
  • Immigration position could cost Romney

    Immigration position could cost Romney
    Mitt Romney's rigid position on illegal immigration and embrace of Kris Kobach, former law professor and architect of a law to rid Arizona of illegal aliens, may well cost him the fall election, even if helps him win the Republican nomination. The United...
  • Three South Florida residents, including imam from Margate, arrested in Taliban case

    Three South Florida residents, including imam from Margate, arrested in Taliban case
    Eight men kneeled in prayers led by their imam, Hafiz Muhammed Sher Ali Khan, when a loud pounding shook the locked door of the mosque, a modest house behind a green fence in a residential neighborhood in west Miami-Dade County. It was just after 6 a.m....
  • Reputed gang member held without bail in Logan Square attack

    Reputed gang member held without bail in Logan Square attack
    Brian DeLeon told the bat-wielding attacker bearing down on him near a Logan Square school last week that he wasn't in a gang, but the man ignored his pleas, prosecutors said today in court. "I'm not about that. I'm not a Spanish Cobra," Brian, 14,...