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  • White Florida deputy shoots black man who witnesses say had hands up

    White Florida deputy shoots black man who witnesses say had hands up
    A Florida sheriff called for calm after a 28-year-old unarmed black man in a stolen car was shot and critically wounded early on Monday by a white officer, after witness reports that the man had his hands up and amid racially charged protests nationwide...
  • Stockton police: Man keeps taking selfies on stolen iPhone

    Stockton police: Man keeps taking selfies on stolen iPhone
    Will one man's selfies turn into potential mugshots? Stockton police say they are looking for an alleged cellphone thief who has been taking photos of himself that keep appearing on the victim's iCloud storage. The victim told police his car was...
  • Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted

    Rolling Stone backtracks on U.Va. fraternity rape article as key elements doubted
    A University of Virginia student's harrowing description of a gang rape at a fraternity, detailed in a recent Rolling Stone article, began to unravel Friday as interviews revealed doubts about significant details of the purported attack. The fraternity...
  • West Virginia shooting victim had sought court protection from gunman

    West Virginia shooting victim had sought court protection from gunman
    One of the victims of a two-hour shooting rampage in northern West Virginia on Monday had twice sought a restraining order against the suspect, 39-year-old Jody Lee Hunt. Police believe Hunt fatally shot four people at three locations Monday morning,...
  • LAPD detective commits suicide after molestation allegations, authorities say

    A detective for the Los Angeles Police Department who once investigated sexual assault cases killed himself Thanksgiving morning after two relatives accused him of sexually abusing them, authorities said Friday. The body of Dennis Derr, 52, a 17-year...
  • Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads

    Polk arrests 61 in human-trafficking crackdown by targeting online ads
    A four-day undercover sex sting targeting human trafficking resulted in the arrests of 61 people from across Florida and beyond, Polk County officials announced Monday. During the operation, which began Thursday and ended Sunday, undercover officers...
  • N.Y. attorney general asks for power to investigate killings by police

    N.Y. attorney general asks for power to investigate killings by police
    New York state's top law enforcement official asked Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grant him the power to investigate police killings of unarmed civilians after a pair of grand jury decisions in New York City and Ferguson, Mo., led to violence, protests and...
  • Plainfield woman found dead in motel near Aurora

    Plainfield woman found dead in motel near Aurora
    A 20-year-old Plainfield woman was found dead Saturday night in a hotel room in unincorporated Aurora, according to the Kendall County Sheriff's Office. Karly L. Jackson, of the 23000 block of Link Lane, was found by police at about 7:15 p.m. Saturday...
  • Is there a new Zapata or Villa to lead Mexico's disenchanted?

    MEXICO CITY One hundred years ago this week, an epic moment unfolded in Mexico City: The revolutionaries Emiliano Zapata and Pancho Villa rode into the capital on horseback, trailed by their respective peasant armies. Today, just as a century ago, the...
  • Results are mixed when feds try to reform local police

    WASHINGTON As the Justice Department pursues new cases involving the deaths of black suspects, a recent North Carolina courtroom clash shows what can happen when the federal government becomes entangled with local policing. It can get uglier than a mug...
  • County Sheriff Jim McDonnell envisions unpaid civilian oversight panel

    County Sheriff Jim McDonnell envisions unpaid civilian oversight panel
    Four days into his job, Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell offered new details about the type of civilian oversight he would like to see for the department and the need to restore public trust in the embattled agency. McDonnell told The Times'...