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  • Local, federal authorities at odds over holding some immigrant inmates

    Local, federal authorities at odds over holding some immigrant inmates
    More than a dozen California counties have stopped honoring requests from immigration agents to hold potentially deportable inmates beyond the length of their jail terms, saying the practice may expose local sheriffs to liability. In recent weeks,...
  • U.S. safety regulators probe Chrysler airbag recall

    U.S. safety regulators probe Chrysler airbag recall
    DETROIT (Reuters) - U.S. safety regulators are investigating Chrysler Group's 2012 recall of 744,822 sport utility vehicles in the United States after six consumers complained of inadvertent airbag deployments even after fixes were made. The National...
  • Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials

     Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials
    After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
  • Tinley Park drops local ambulance company

    Tinley Park drops local ambulance company
    Tinley Park trustees voted Tuesday night to drop the village's longtime ambulance services provider in favor of a new company, a move village officials said would save the village about $800,000 over the life of the contract. A new agreement, between...
  • FBI searching for S.F. man suspected of possessing explosive materials

    FBI searching for S.F. man suspected of possessing explosive materials
    The FBI is searching for a San Francisco man who is suspected of possessing explosive materials at his home and should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities said Sunday. The FBI's announcement came after an extensive search of 42-year-old...
  • $12.1 million: Public safety

    Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog. GLOUCESTER – Keeping the public safe will cost Gloucester County a little over...
  • Court blocks Arizona on immigrant driver's licenses; Dreamers rejoice

    In a sharply worded opinion, a federal appellate panel struck down an Arizona policy that prohibits young immigrants known as Dreamers from getting driver’s licenses. The case has been closely watched since it pits the Obama administration’s...
  • Gun accidents need serious handling and solid data

    Hours before a memorial for Isla Vista victims last Tuesday, a UC Santa Barbara student was, he said, playing with his Glock handgun — one of the seven guns he legally owns — when it went off accidentally. The round went through a wall, struck...
  • Detaining immigrants shouldn't be the default

    The article ("Push for cheaper alternatives to immigrant detention grows," May 31) says, "Under current law, the vast majority of those in ICE custody are subject to mandatory detention to ensure that they show up for their immigration hearings and are...
  • Wilson Elementary evacuated after bomb threat

    Police briefly evacuated Wilson Elementary School in Costa Mesa after someone called in a bomb threat just before noon Wednesday. The school notified police, who worked with the Fire Department to escort students and staff off campus. "Luckily it was...
  • GM to release findings of recall probe

    General Motors Co. plans on Thursday to release the findings of a much anticipated investigation into why it delayed recalling defective cars linked to at least 13 deaths. Chief Executive Mary Barra hired former U.S. Atty. Anton Valukas to conduct the...