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  • 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...
  • Where are players in George Zimmerman trial, a year later?

    Where are players in George Zimmerman trial, a year later?
    A year ago Tuesday the first of several hundred Seminole County residents were summoned to the Sanford courthouse for jury selection. A half-dozen of them ultimately would decide whether former Neighborhood Watch volunteer George Zimmerman was a...
  • White House allows young immigrants to extend deportation waivers

    More than half a million young immigrants who were granted temporary deportation waivers can apply for a two-year extension, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday, in what may be a template for more sweeping White House action before the...
  • Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales

    Emanuel ordinance would require videotaping of gun sales
    Chicago could require gun dealers to videotape sales and ban gun stores near schools and parks under Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s latest attempt to heavily regulate firearms sales following a federal court ruling that tossed out the city’s outright...
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  • Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead

    Fire at South Korean nursing home leaves 21 dead
    A fire broke out at a nursing home in South Korea early Wednesday, leaving 21 dead and 8 injured, the latest in a series of high-casualty incidents. The fire took place overnight in Jangseong, a few hours south of the capital, Seoul. The semi-official...
  • You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.

    You say gun control doesn't work? Fine. Let's ban guns altogether.
    In a post Tuesday, I listed the mass shootings since January 2013 in which at least three people were killed. It’s an agonizingly, depressingly long list, and I cited it as the prime reason we need meaningful gun control. The post received the usual...
  • Outsider could end 100-year tradition by becoming L.A. County sheriff

    The last time an outsider was elected Los Angeles County sheriff, posses tracked bandits into the hills of Glendora, Charlie Chaplin had just hit movie screens and Angelenos were watching anxiously as World War I began in Europe. Since the election of...
  • Homeland Security chief to review release of immigrants convicted of crimes

    Under pressure from lawmakers, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said Thursday he was reviewing the release from jail of thousands of immigrants in the country illegally who were convicted of crimes and faced deportation. The Department of...
  • Governor's rail safety task force to meet

    Virginia's secretaries of transportation and public safety will co-chair a new task force on railroad safety, and it will meet for the first time early next month, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Thursday. McAuliffe created the task force in the wake...
  • City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum

    City Council candidates talk 'McMansions,' utility transfers at forum
    During a candidate forum on Wednesday, Glendale City Council candidates said they support copying a Los Angeles ordinance that limits building so-called McMansions on steep hills. "That's just common sense. I have no problem with that," said Vartan...