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  • Pentagon gives California police grenade launchers, snowshoes

    Southern California is mired in more than three years of drought, but the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is prepared for snowy conditions after it received 1,600 parkas for camouflage, 500 snowshoes and 132 snow trousers in March from the...
  • LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations

    LAPD chief is open to investigating Bill Cosby sexual assault allegations
    In the weeks since allegations that Bill Cosby sexually assaulted women decades ago began generating national debate, it's been assumed that the accusations were too old to merit attention from law enforcement. But on Thursday, Los Angeles Police...
  • LAPD willing to investigate Bill Cosby sex assault allegations

    LAPD willing to investigate Bill Cosby sex assault allegations
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday that his department is prepared to investigate any accusations brought forth against performer Bill Cosby, even if the alleged incidents occurred beyond the legal deadline for any prosecution. Beck...
  • Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial

     Miller Lite defense goes flat, jury convicts in Bethlehem slashing trial
    Call it the Miller Lite defense, but it didn't go down smooth with one Northampton County jury. Representing a Bethlehem man facing decades in prison if convicted of a bloody knife attack that severed a man's femoral artery, a public defender said he'd...
  • With so many laws, we could all be felons

    With so many laws, we could all be felons
    On the opening day of law school at Yale, I always counsel my first-year students never to support a law they are not willing to kill to enforce. Usually they greet this advice with something between skepticism and puzzlement, until I remind them that the...
  • Justice Department to open civil rights inquiry into Eric Garner's death

    U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. announced Wednesday that the Justice Department would open a federal criminal investigation into the death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police. A Staten Island, N.Y., grand jury decided against...
  • U.S. justice system makes it difficult to indict a cop

    U.S. justice system makes it difficult to indict a cop
    A grand jury decision not to indict a New York policeman over a fatal chokehold underscores how difficult it is to charge an officer in the United States, even when the tactic appears to contradict police department policy and is caught on video....
  • York Sheriff: Newport News woman assaults deputy wearing body camera

    A Newport News woman faces nine charges after assaulting a York County police officer during a traffic stop, according to York-Poquoson Sheriff Danny Diggs. Megan Lewis, 26, was charged with two counts of assault and battery of a police officers and one...
  • UAE police arrest woman on suspicion of killing U.S. teacher

    UAE police arrest woman on suspicion of killing U.S. teacher
    United Arab Emirates (UAE) police have arrested a UAE woman suspected of killing of an American teacher found stabbed to death in a toilet at an Abu Dhabi shopping mall, police said on Thursday. The suspect later attempted to place a makeshift bomb...
  • Cameras put cops and citizens on better behavior

    Cameras put cops and citizens on better behavior
    In one way, the video record of the Thanksgiving Day confrontation between a black pedestrian and a white cop is dismaying — fuel to the fire that is burning nationwide about racial bias in law enforcement. "You were making people nervous,"...
  • New York City police officers to wear body cameras in pilot program

    New York City police officers to wear body cameras in pilot program
    The New York Police Department on Wednesday announced the start of a pilot program this week to fit some officers with body cameras, an idea that has gained nationwide attention in the wake of the shooting of a Ferguson, Mo., man that sparked mass...