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  • Son of slain Oviedo woman charged in her slaying

    Son of slain Oviedo woman charged in her slaying
    The son of a 45-year-old Oviedo woman whose body was found in their home Sunday was charged Wednesday in his mother's death, deputies said. Joshua Galin Ortiz, 20, was charged with second-degree homicide in connection with Jacqueline Ortiz's death,...
  • Justice Department condemns Ferguson leaks as effort to sway opinion

    Justice Department condemns Ferguson leaks as effort to sway opinion
    With a grand jury decision looming on whether a white police officer should face charges in the killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Mo., the investigation has sprung a few leaks. New details from the inquiry into Michael Brown’s...
  • Woman, 33, shot in East Garfield Park

    Woman, 33, shot in East Garfield Park
    A woman was shot Wednesday night in East Garfield Park, police said. About 10:40 p.m., the 33-year-old woman was standing on a porch talking on the phone in the 600 block of North Ridgeway Avenue when she heard gunfire, said Police News Affairs...
  • Protest against police brutality brings downtown L.A. traffic to halt

    Protest against police brutality brings downtown L.A. traffic to halt
    Protesters marching against police brutality Wednesday afternoon snarled traffic throughout downtown L.A. The demonstration organized by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network began about 2 p.m. at Olympic Boulevard and Broadway, according to a Facebook...
  • John Carroll students claim $18,000 in items was stolen from team bus

    John Carroll students claim $18,000 in items was stolen from team bus
    When the John Carroll soccer team's bus was burglarized during a match at Archbishop Curley earlier this month, nine students claimed to have lost more than $18,000 in stolen laptops, cellphones, clothes, school supplies and other belongings, according to...
  • 99 ways to boost pensions in California -- at public cost

     99 ways to boost pensions in California -- at public cost
    Directing traffic is part of a police officer's job, and in the city of Fountain Valley, keeping cars moving comes with a $145 monthly bonus — and a bigger pension. Fountain Valley officers can also pump up their pensions by working with police...
  • Alabama man gets $1,000 in police settlement, his lawyers get $459,000

    BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - An Alabama man who sued over being hit and kicked by police after leading them on a high-speed chase will get $1,000 in a settlement with the city of Birmingham, while his attorneys will take in $459,000, officials said...
  • San Bernardino County deputies mistreated gay inmates, suit claims

    San Bernardino County deputies mistreated gay inmates, suit claims
    San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies called gay, bisexual and transgender inmates “sissies” and “freak shows” and denied them access to services given to other inmates, according to a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday by...
  • Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein

    Fundraiser started for man mistaken for Eric Frein
    Offers of help are pouring in for James Tully, the carless Canadensis man who says he's been mistaken for Eric Frein more than 20 times, leading to some scary encounters with police in the Pocono woods. Tully, 39, doesn't own a vehicle and must walk...
  • Shots fired during Phillipsburg armed robbery

    Shots fired during Phillipsburg armed robbery
    Gunshots were fired Tuesday night during a robbery on South Main Street in Phillipsburg, police said. Police said two men robbed another man as he was entering his apartment building on South Main near Tyndall Avenue about 10:40 p.m. One of the...
  • Autopsy of Michael Brown shows close-range gunshot: report

    Autopsy of Michael Brown shows close-range gunshot: report
    The official autopsy on an unarmed black teenager whose killing by a white police officer set off months of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, suggests he sustained a gunshot wound to the hand from close range, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The...