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  • The Price of A Rogue Police Department

    The Price of A Rogue Police Department
    Seems like East Haven keeps finding new ways to demonstrate just how expensive, in both taxpayer dollars and civic reputation, a rogue police department can be. Based on all available evidence (and that includes a federal civil rights investigation plus...
  • Ignoring the terror from within

    Officers Brandon Paudert and Bill Evans never saw it coming. The white minivan over on Interstate 40 near West Memphis, Ark., in 2010 came back registered to a church in Ohio. Inside the vehicle were a Bible and some documents quoting Scripture. Minutes...
  • Parents of marathon victim say take death penalty off table

    The parents of the youngest victim of the Boston Marathon bombing are urging federal authorities to consider taking the death penalty off the table for the man convicted in the case. Bill and Denise Richard, whose 8-year-old son, Martin, was one of three...
  • Advocates seek to kill deal that sticks ratepayers with San Onofre costs

    Advocates seek to kill deal that sticks ratepayers with San Onofre costs
    Consumer advocates, outraged by a secret negotiation in Poland over the $5-billion cost of closing the San Onofre nuclear power plant, are asking the California Public Utilities Commission to reconsider a deal that sticks utility customers with the bulk...
  • Public needs cold, hard numbers on use of deadly force

    Public needs cold, hard numbers on use of deadly force
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris wasn’t campaigning for U.S. Senate on Jan. 5, the day of her inauguration for her second term. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s retirement announcement was still a few days away. But even as Harris was making...
  • Family wins back seized gold coins that could be worth $80M

    A family was awarded the rights to 10 rare gold coins possibly worth $80 million or more on Friday after a U.S. appeals court overturned a jury verdict. U.S. Department of the Treasury officials insist the $20 Double Eagles were stolen from the U.S. Mint...
  • AP Was There: Original AP report of Oklahoma bombing

    EDITOR'S NOTE: On April 19, 1995, a former U.S. Army soldier parked a rented Ryder truck packed with explosives outside a federal building in Oklahoma City. The blast killed 168 people and injured more than 500 others, and the attack is the worst...
  • Federal prosecutor to co-chair national Heroin Task Force

    The top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week. The Justice Department announced Friday that U.S. Attorney David...
  • Police pledge thorough probe of death after stun gun shock

    Police in Maryland promised a thorough investigation Friday into the death of a man in custody after police shocked him with a stun gun outside a home he had allegedly broken into. Darrell Lawrence Brown, 31, died early Friday morning after at least...
  • Orange sheriff, MBI face lawsuit over mistaken identity

    Orange sheriff, MBI face lawsuit over mistaken identity
    Orange County Sheriff Jerry Demings and the Metropolitan Bureau of Investigation face a lawsuit in federal court over a case of mistaken identity in a neo-Nazi biker investigation, court records show. In 2012, one of the sheriff's top undercover agents...
  • Obama seeks conservative court's relief on immigration plan halt

    HOUSTON President Barack Obama's efforts to let almost 5 million undocumented immigrants stay in the U.S. may languish as his second term winds down unless he can win over one of the nation's most conservative appeals courts. Two of the three appellate...