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  • Senate committee approves 'Stand Your Ground' fixes

    Senate committee approves 'Stand Your Ground' fixes
    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers advanced changes to Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law Tuesday in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial and a summer of protests after his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. But gun-rights groups...
  • 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...
  • LAX shooting response criticized in report

    LAX shooting response criticized in report
    The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
  • Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family

    Fund established for Vernon Hills girl who survived crash that killed family
    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...
  • Democratic chairman says sheriff in "learning curve" and will get better

    Democratic chairman says sheriff in "learning curve" and will get better
    Original blog post | 2:32 p.m. Updated with Israel comments | 4:29 p.m. Broward Democratic Chairman Mitch Ceasar, commenting Tuesday on Sheriff Scott Israel’s first eight months in office, said the sheriff is experiencing a steep learning...
  • Let's get illegal vendors of bunnies and turtles off L.A.'s streets

    Let's get illegal vendors of bunnies and turtles off L.A.'s streets
    One of the trickier problems in animal welfare is stopping the illegal sale of underage rabbits, kittens, turtles, birds and other exotic animals on street corners in Los Angeles. The area outside Santee Alley, the popular and densely filled open-air...
  • Fall/Halloween Events

    MIAMI-DADE COUNTY Happy Harvest Kids Sale Oct. 1-2. Rake in the savings at The Five Ladybugs Happy Harvest Consignment Sale. Beat the heat and shop the indoor boutique for all your childrens needs. Or sell your unwanted items and receive up to 70% of...
  • All clear after bomb threat at Baltimore Central Booking

    All clear after bomb threat at Baltimore Central Booking
    Corrections officials have given the "all clear" and say operations at Baltimore Central Booking & Intake Center have returned to normal after a bomb threat Friday morning. The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services announced...
  • Baltimore police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter

    Baltimore police reverse stance on cutting back on use of Twitter
    The Baltimore Police Department reversed course Monday on a shift away from using its popular Twitter page to notify the public about shooting incidents, after news that "criminal-on-criminal" violence wouldn't always be disseminated brought an outcry...
  • Neuman pulls health care proposal to make way for Benoit bill

    Neuman pulls health care proposal to make way for Benoit bill
    Less than a week after proposing sweeping change to address what she called an "unsustainable" retiree health care system for county employees, Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman has withdrawn her plan. As soon as Neuman's bill was introduced at...
  • Committee approves 'Stand Your Ground' changes

    Committee approves 'Stand Your Ground' changes
    TALLAHASSEE -- Lawmakers advanced changes to Florida's controversial "stand your ground" law Tuesday in the wake of the George Zimmerman trial and a summer of protests after his acquittal in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. But gun-rights groups...