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Safety of Citizens

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  • Conscious leadership in public safety [Commentary]

    Conscious leadership in public safety [Commentary]
    The response to crises such as the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings or the landslide that collapsed a Baltimore street this spring inevitably elevate the public consciousness of the professionalism and courage of police, firefighters and other...
  • A victory for public safety [Editorial]

    A victory for public safety  [Editorial]
    U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
  • Spyglass Hill takes a Night Out to combat crime with picnic, vigilance

    Spyglass Hill takes a Night Out to combat crime with picnic, vigilance
    Spyglass Hill isn't exactly known as a crime-riddled community. But the community of 350 houses in the hills above Corona del Mar has been the target of burglars through the years, said resident Therese Loutherback — $85,000 worth of her jewelry...
  • Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX

    Southwest jet stowaway arrested after flight to LAX
    A woman who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and somehow managed to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles did not pose a security threat, authorities said Wednesday. The woman – identified by Los Angeles International...
  • Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say

    Southwest stowaway's motivation may be loneliness, officials say
    The woman who sneaked onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose, only to be arrested as a stowaway roughly an hour later when the flight landed in Los Angeles, may have simply been seeking companionship from fellow passengers, authorities...
  • State watchdog faults Metra for falsifying work logs

    State watchdog faults Metra for falsifying work logs
    The state's top watchdog issued the results Monday of two investigations at Metra, including a case that found a long-standing practice of falsifying work logs intended to ensure safety by limiting train crews' hours. The other investigation...
  • LAPD: 5 arrests made in connection with deadly assault of USC student

    LAPD: 5 arrests made in connection with deadly assault of USC student
    Five people are in custody in connection with the deadly assault on a USC graduate student whose body was found in his apartment near campus last week, Los Angeles police said.  Los Angeles police said they believe Xinran Ji, 24, staggered into his 30th...
  • USC student fatally beaten with baseball bat; 4 teens arrested in case

    USC student fatally beaten with baseball bat; 4 teens arrested in case
    Four teenagers were arrested in Thursday's deadly attack on a USC graduate student as he walked home from a study group, with police saying the incident was one of at least two robberies the group attempted that day. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old graduate...
  • Staying on track

    The North American energy boom has helped the United States reduce its reliance on foreign markets and become a net oil exporter for the first time since 1995. But it has come at a risk: Trains carrying crude are crashing at an alarming rate, creating...
  • Boating safety tips

    Boating safety tips
    Boating safety tips: • Have and wear a Coast Guard-approved life jacket. • Have a reliable way to call for help in an emergency, such as a marine radio, cellphone in waterproof case (though reception is not always reliable) or a personal...
  • Four arrested in connection with fatal beating of USC student

    Four arrested in connection with fatal beating of USC student
    Four teenagers were arrested in connection with Thursday's deadly attack on a USC graduate student, which Los Angeles police said was one of at least two alleged robberies the group attempted that day. Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old engineering student from...