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  • Suburban towns peeling off vehicle sticker programs

    Suburban towns peeling off vehicle sticker programs
    Sara Duran bought her first car about a year ago, and on most days, the sight of that 2005 Dodge Stratus parked in the driveway of her family's home in Des Plaines leaves her beaming with pride. But the 28-year-old quickly learned the harsh realities of...
  • Misrepresentations help Motorola get a $50 million federal grant

    WASHINGTON As a Motorola saleswoman from 2004 to 2006, Laura Phillips coached local officials on how to secure state and federal grant money to pay for new public safety radio equipment. Later, Phillips used her knowledge in a much different way. When...
  • George B. Brosan, state police superintendent

    George B. Brosan, state police superintendent
    George B. Brosan, a career law enforcement officer who had served as Maryland State Police superintendent, died Thursday of cancer at his Annapolis home. He was 78. "He was a titan in both attitude and influence, and had a splendid career in law...
  • Teachers union president blasts Harford's Craig [Letter]

    Editor: During County Executive Craig's final State of the County Address, he extolled the accomplishments of his administration. Most notable among these were many construction projects, including a new sheriff's office, emergency operations center,...
  • Hunt continues in Fontana for mountain lion deemed 'imminent threat'

    Hunt continues in Fontana for mountain lion deemed 'imminent threat'
    Authorities continued their hunt Thursday morning for what they said was an "aggressive" mountain lion that killed a 100-pound German shepherd in Fontana and came at police officers "a total of four times" amid a hail of bullets before retreating....
  • Bob Hope Airport's top cop gets raise

    Bob Hope Airport's top cop gets raise
    Bob Hope Airport Police Chief Ed Skvarna is getting a 4% pay raise this year following a unanimous vote on Monday by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority. The chief’s annual salary is now $168,730, according to a staff report. Skvarna...
  • Pistorius knew South African gun safety rules: witness

    Pistorius knew South African gun safety rules: witness
    Double-amputee Olympian Oscar Pistorius, on trial for the murder of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, was aware of South African firearms and self-defense laws that say you cannot shoot at an intruder unless your life is in danger, a court heard Monday....
  • $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer

    $10M bond for woman charged in crash that killed off-duty officer
    A 31-year-old Calumet Park woman was ordered held on a $10 million bond Sunday after being charged with murder in connection with a police chase early Friday morning that killed an off-duty Chicago police officer, authorities said. Shanell Terrell, of...
  • LAFD contractor threatens to cut computerized 911 scripts

    LAFD contractor threatens to cut computerized 911 scripts
    The creator of computerized scripts that Los Angeles firefighters use to assess medical emergencies during 911 calls is threatening to cut off the service. The warning came Tuesday in response to a decision by city leaders to direct the Los Angeles Fire...
  • Chimp attack victim wants someone to pay -- and it's the taxpayers

    Travis the chimp went crazy in 2009 and tore off Charla Nash’s face and hands. Now, she wants to sue Connecticut for $150 million because, she says, the state was negligent. Isn’t that a little crazy too? It’s not that I don’...
  • City seeks input on its direction

    Diversifying the business base, preparing for a possible rise in sea levels and shoring up the Huntington Beach Police Department to pre-recession levels are just a few concerns facing the city as it prepares to update its 18-year-old general plan. City...