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Law Enforcement

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  • U.S. top court backs police in car brake-light confusion case

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a police officer in North Carolina lawfully stopped a car with a faulty brake light - and then found a stash of cocaine in the vehicle - even though driving with one working light is not illegal in the state....
  • Signs vandalized with KKK symbols at Florida churches

    Signs vandalized with KKK symbols at Florida churches
    Two Florida churches and a parked vehicle were vandalized with KKK symbols and now the FBI is leading a hate crime investigation to find out who is responsible, according to the Tallahassee Democrat.    The signs and marquees of two predominantly...
  • L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight

    L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. to get civilian oversight
    Faced with a series of scandals that have roiled the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, the Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to create a civilian oversight system to provide greater accountability for the agency. The action is the latest in...
  • Grim Sleeper defense says DNA in some cases points to another suspect

    Grim Sleeper defense says DNA in some cases points to another suspect
    Since Los Angeles police first announced that they had made an arrest in the hunt for the so-called Grim Sleeper serial killer, the case involving the slayings of more than 10 women has centered around DNA. Genetic evidence at the crime scenes helped...
  • Officer shot in West Baltimore

    Officer shot in West Baltimore
    A Baltimore police officer was in stable condition Monday morning after being shot during a traffic stop at an intersection near Mondawmin Mall in West Baltimore, police said. The officer, who has been on the force for about three years, was "doing...
  • Prosecutor releases more evidence from Ferguson shooting

    Prosecutor releases more evidence from Ferguson shooting
    A Missouri prosecutor on Saturday made public two dozen documents related to the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager killed by a white police officer, saying his office had inadvertently held them back. St. Louis County ...
  • Missouri prosecutor releases more evidence from Ferguson shooting

    A Missouri prosecutor on Saturday made public two dozen documents related to the investigation into the shooting of Michael Brown, a black teenager killed by a white police officer, saying his office had inadvertently held them back. St. Louis County...
  • Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries

    Amtrak train hits vehicle near Union Station; no injuries
    An Amtrak train traveling toward Union Station collided with a vehicle Friday night, but no injuries were reported, officials said. The train struck the vehicle shortly before 6 p.m. near the intsersection of Main and Wildhardt streets, about one mile...
  • Police name officer who killed unarmed black man in Phoenix

    Police name officer who killed unarmed black man in Phoenix
    Phoenix police on Tuesday released the name of the 30-year-old white officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a struggle last week, after protests by activists who demanded his identity be made public. About 200 chanting demonstrators...
  • Winnetka school memo on elderly ex-teacher suggests '100 children abused'

     Winnetka school memo on elderly ex-teacher suggests '100 children abused'
    After retired teacher Bill Bricker was charged in the fall with sex crimes against children, his former employer, Winnetka District 36, released hundreds of pages of his personnel records, some indicating school officials were alerted to claims against...
  • Protests in Bay Area bring hardship to cops, police departments

    OAKLAND, Calif. For police officers in Oakland and Berkeley, the relentless protests occurring almost nightly the past two weeks have taken more of a toll on their work and personal lives than anything they faced before even Occupy. In Oakland the...