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  • Lehigh Sheriff Rossi not seeking a 7th term

    Lehigh Sheriff Rossi not seeking a 7<sup>t</sup><sup>h</sup> term
    Ending months of speculation, Lehigh County Sheriff Ronald Rossi on Monday confirmed that, for the first time in 24 years, there will be a new sheriff in town next year. Rossi, 78, a Democrat who has held the office since 1991, said he will not seek...
  • Should police officers be suspended without pay?

    Should police officers be suspended without pay?
    What does it take for a police officer to get suspended WITHOUT pay? I wonder. Particularly after a couple of videos have surfaced that will make you want to retch. In one, a Fort Lauderdale police officer is showing pushing and slapping a man...
  • Nation and world news briefs

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration is seeking to block a federal judge's ruling last week that halted programs intended to grant deportation waivers to up to 5 million immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. The motion, filed Monday in the U.S....
  • Baltimore police shoot man after traffic stop

    Baltimore police shoot man after traffic stop
    Baltimore police shot and tased a man Sunday afternoon on the city's west side after police attempted to stop the vehicle the suspect was traveling in. Col. Garnell Green said little about the incident that unfolded in the 1000 block of N. Fremont...
  • Round Lake Beach blood drive honors lives saved, lost

    Round Lake Beach blood drive honors lives saved, lost
    The American Red Cross collected 35 pints of blood Friday, Feb. 20, during the Round Lake Beach Police Department's first community blood drive. Round Lake Beach Police Officer Marcian-Bogdan Butur, who organized the effort in honor of his father who...
  • Body of woman believed to be Apryl Foster found in car in lake

    Body of woman believed to be Apryl Foster found in car in lake
    The car of a missing Brandon woman was found Sunday afternoon in a lake near her home and the body of a woman who police believe is Apryl Foster was found inside it. Police were waiting on the medical examiner to confirm it was her body. Apryl Foster,...
  • Suspect who barricaded himself in Santa Monica apartment surrenders

    Suspect who barricaded himself in Santa Monica apartment surrenders
    A man who had barricaded himself in a Santa Monica apartment surrendered after a sheriff's special weapons team fired tear gas into the unit. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said the man surrendered about 4:45 p.m. and...
  • Renewed outrage after O.C. double murder trial is delayed again

    Renewed outrage after O.C. double murder trial is delayed again
    A Costa Mesa double-murder case has been further delayed after the judge said Friday that he would not remove himself from the trial of Daniel Patrick Wozniak, who is accused of killing two Orange Coast College students in 2010. Superior Court Judge...
  • Protests of immigrant shooting reflect nation's political tensions

    PASCO, Wash. The latest fatal encounter caught on video between police and an unarmed man this time, a Mexican national shot to death in Pasco has stoked the wave of nationwide protests over race and inequality after incidents in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten...
  • Milwaukee police: Officer injures man who pointed gun at him

    Milwaukee police say an officer shot and injured an 18-year-old man who pointed a gun at him. According to a news release, officers were dispatched at about 1 p.m. Saturday after firefighters who responded to a call for medical help discovered an...
  • Ex-Burr Oak Cemetery workers convicted of desecrating bodies

    Ex-Burr Oak Cemetery workers convicted of desecrating bodies
    Assistant State's Attorney Nick Trutenko strutted toward the exit of Judge Joan O'Brien's courtroom as jurors watched, then opened the doors and screamed into the hallway, his voice echoing: "Who would say that's OK? Anybody? Anybody at all?" Trutenko...