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  • Lake 're-cycle' program offers residents free discarded bikes

    Lake 're-cycle' program offers residents free discarded bikes
    Lake County has a bicycle re-cycle program that allows residents to pick up discarded bikes at the county's solid-waste facility. It's part of an effort to reduce waste and scrap metal at the county landfill. The program has given out more than 1,000...
  • Northbrook man, 72, arrested on child porn charges

    Northbrook man, 72, arrested on child porn charges
    A 72-year-old Northbrook man was arrested Tuesday and charged with possession of child pornography, police said. Norman Eisenberg was arrested following an investigation by Northbrook Police Department's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force,...
  • Stephen Collins admits sexual contact with three girls, report says

    Actor Stephen Collins has confessed to inappropriate sexual behavior with three girls. "Forty years ago, I did something terribly wrong that I deeply regret," the actor told People magazine in a report published Wednesday. "I have been working to...
  • Court-appointed panel to monitor Los Angeles county jails

    A court-appointed panel will begin to oversee the Los Angeles County jail system, the American Civil Liberties Union said on Tuesday, as part of a settlement to a 2012 class-action lawsuit that alleged sheriff's deputies beat inmates. The agreement...
  • Police killings increase calls for independent investigations

    WASHINGTON When New York state Attorney General Eric Schneiderman recently sought authority to investigate and prosecute cases that involve police killings of unarmed civilians, it was a watershed moment for Vincent Warren. The executive director of...
  • LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges

    LAPD's plan for 7,000 body cameras comes with challenges
    Los Angeles will purchase 7,000 cameras for police officers to wear while on patrol, making the city a laboratory in the use of devices that bring the promise of more transparent policing but also concerns about civilian privacy. Los Angeles would be the...
  • Can L.A. County jails end the culture of violence against inmates?

    Can L.A. County jails end the culture of violence against inmates?
    After three years of turmoil arising from abuse of jail inmates, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to outside monitoring of nearly all aspects of its jail operation. The settlement of a class-action lawsuit, known as the...
  • LAPD announces reforms to boost accuracy of city crime statistics

    LAPD announces reforms to boost accuracy of city crime statistics
    Los Angeles police officials Tuesday announced a series of reforms to improve the accuracy of the city's crime statistics, saying reporting errors undermine the public's trust in the department. Crime reporting "is a critical aspect of what we do," said...
  • Boynton's more than 700 city employees to receive raises

    Boynton's more than 700 city employees to receive raises
    Boynton Beach's more than 700 employees will receive raises. On Monday, the city approved contracts for a 2 percent wage increase for them all. The raises will cost the city about $510,000, according to Tim Howard, the city's finance director. Last...
  • Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to councilmen

    Costa Mesa CEO, police chief apologize to councilmen
    Costa Mesa city CEO Tom Hatch and acting Police Chief Rob Sharpnack issued an apology Monday to three councilmen who prosecutors allege were surveilled in 2012 by investigators working for a law firm retained by the city's police union. Last week,...
  • 33 Crips, Bloods arrested in San Bernardino, Highland crackdown

    33 Crips, Bloods arrested in San Bernardino, Highland crackdown
    Authorities in San Bernardino and Highland arrested 33 known gang members this month in an attempt to halt growing violenceĀ in those communities. Those arrested are members of the Crips and Bloods, whose intense rivalry turned even more violent in...