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  • La Crescenta, La Caņada residents caught up in downtown Los Angeles raid

    Two local residents, one from La Crescenta and another from La Caņada Flintridge, were among those caught up in an early morning raid in the Los Angeles Fashion District Wednesday in connection with investigations into alleged money laundering schemes...
  • Tyson wins U.S. Justice Dept antitrust nod for Hillshire deal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tyson Foods Inc , the largest U.S. meat processor, on Wednesday won U.S. antitrust approval for its $8.5 billion purchase of Hillshire Brands Co . To win approval for the merger, the companies agreed to sell Heinold Hog Markets,...
  • Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber sale

    Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
  • U.S. government sues Minneapolis suburb for rejecting Islamic center

    (Reuters) - The U.S. government sued a small Minneapolis suburb on Wednesday, accusing it of religious discrimination after local leaders denied a Muslim group the right to open a center in the municipality. The Justice Department filed a complaint in...
  • Alaska Airlines agrees to pay $500,000 over 2010 cockpit fire

    (Reuters) - Alaska Airlines has agreed to pay $500,000 in civil penalty claims after an electrical fire ignited in a Boeing 737-400 cockpit in 2010 while it was parked at a gate in Anchorage, the Justice Department said on Friday. The Federal Aviation...
  • Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states

    Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states
    The State Board of Elections has alerted the Office of the State Prosecutor to a report that 164 people voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the November 2012 presidential election, in violation of the law. Election officials confirmed Thursday that...
  • U.S. to probe Ferguson police force after shooting of teen

    U.S. to probe Ferguson police force after shooting of teen
    The U.S. Justice Department is launching a civil rights probe into the police department in Ferguson, Missouri, several weeks after a white officer shot an unarmed black teenager, sparking racial unrest, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday. Citing...
  • HIV exposure cases head to court, stoke debate

    HIV exposure cases head to court, stoke debate
    A Cicero police officer who is alleged to have had unprotected sex without disclosing to his partner that he was HIV-positive is facing up to seven years in prison on charges of criminal transmission of HIV, even though the man he had sex with says he did...
  • BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 U.S. spill, fines could be $18 billion

    BP 'grossly negligent' in 2010 U.S. spill, fines could be $18 billion
    HOUSTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. judge has decided that BP Plc was "grossly negligent" and "reckless" in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill four years ago, a ruling that could add nearly $18 billion in fines to more than $42 billion in charges the company...
  • BP, found grossly negligent, may face $18 billion in gulf spill fines

    Energy giant BP’s willful misconduct and gross negligence led to the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, a federal judge said in a ruling Thursday that exposes the company to billions of dollars in civil penalties. The Deepwater Horizon...
  • Pompano woman faces up to 32 years in prison for involvement in ID theft fraud

    A Pompano Beach woman faces up to 32 years in prison for her participation in an identity theft fraud scheme involving personal identifying information from AT&T customer files. Monique Smith, 31, of Pompano Beach, has pleaded guilty to one count each of...