| Apr 28, 2014
| 6:05 AM
The written questions from the audience of more than 100 people came fast and furious on cards read aloud by City Councilman Bill Henry, moderator of the 3rd annual Public Safety Summit at Morgan State University on Saturday.
What can city police do...
| May 1, 2014
| 6:56 PM
After a botched execution this week brought national condemnation, the head of Oklahoma's prisons called Thursday for a suspension of all executions in the state until its capital punishment policies could be reviewed.
Department of Corrections Director...
| May 5, 2014
| 2:11 PM
About a dozen Huntington Beach residents sought out police last week but not to file crime reports. Instead, they were meeting for conversation and coffee with the officers.
The residents and police chatted over a cup of joe to get to know one another...
| May 2, 2014
| 7:14 PM
A father and son from a remote village west of Fairbanks have been arrested in a shooting incident that left two Alaska state troopers dead and the tight-knit law enforcement community in the Last Frontier reeling.
The bodies of Sgt. Patrick "Scott"...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 4:31 PM
Maryland Natural Resources Police continue to investigate the case of a man who was shot while kayaking Saturday night and then paddled himself to shore, where he was found the next morning.
Police don't know who shot the 56-year-old man from Reston, Va....
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
A miscommunication between Highland Park and private consultants studying the proposed 911 dispatch consolidation was one of several factors to prop up a bloated savings projection of about $260,000 per year, city officials said recently.
| Apr 15, 2014
| 7:21 PM
The state Coastal Commission has quietly revived the long-running fight over an overnight beach curfew in the city of Los Angeles.
In an April 9 letter, Andrew Willis, a commission enforcement analyst, asked the city Department of Recreation and Parks...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Rinka Hirayama was a cheerful 9-year-old before the accident that took the lives of her parents and brother — and she still is, those who know her say.
Rinka suffered a broken arm and internal bleeding in the crash that killed the rest of her...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.
The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 7:05 PM
A Naperville trucking company involved in a January wreck that killed a Tollway worker and injured a state trooper can return to the highways, a judge ruled Wednesday.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month declared the...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 12:53 PM
President Barack Obama has come under fire from Hispanic groups who say he hasn't done enough to enact comprehensive immigration reform and that his administration has deported record numbers of undocumented immigrants. Neither charge is wholly justified:...