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  • Police promote three to corporal

    The Laguna Beach Police Department recently promoted three officers to corporal. Darrel Short, Matthew Meadows and Rebecca White will direct and guide subordinates, train sworn and civilian department employees and coordinate public outreach campaigns....
  • State Police Chief Stepping Down After Strong Service

    Reuben F. Bradford will retire as commissioner of the state Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection on Feb.1 after three years in the post with a mostly exemplary record. Indeed, had it not been for the state police foot-dragging on the...
  • Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department

    Rawlings-Blake picks former Nebraska fire chief to lead Baltimore's department
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake has picked the former chief of the Lincoln, Neb. fire department to lead Baltimore's fire department as it undergoes sweeping changes. Niles Ford, 48, a career firefighter who most recently was the manager of a small...
  • White House seeks to tighten gun background checks on mentally ill

    White House seeks to tighten gun background checks on mentally ill
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday unveiled two measures to bring more mental health records into the federal background check system for gun purchases, the first new proposals on firearms violence since a spate of gun control bills...
  • Letter: Consider banning this danger to public safety

    Letter: Consider banning this danger to public safety
    As reported in your article recapping the news events of 2013, the Glendale City Council in March banned gun shows from the Civic Auditorium. Quoting from your article, “Proponents of the ban said it’s an important symbol that shows...
  • Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86

    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., city's first black police commissioner, dies at 86
    Bishop Lee Robinson Sr., the city's first African-American police commissioner who began his 50-year law enforcement career with the Baltimore Park Police and went on to lead two state agencies, died Monday of Alzheimer's disease and dementia at Gilchrist...
  • Pair arrested after pursuit, crash

    The driver of a Bentley convertible crashed into another car after speeding away from Newport Beach police officers during a routine traffic stop Sunday night, authorities said. Police stopped the Bentley's driver, Don William Jackson, 37, of Whittier,...
  • Judge scraps Chicago's ban on retail gun shops

    Judge scraps Chicago's ban on retail gun shops
    A federal judge on Monday stripped away a key element of Chicago's gun ordinance, ruling that it is unconstitutional to prohibit licensed gun stores from operating in the city. U.S. District Judge Edmond Chang found that the city failed to convince...
  • Congress Should Try Again On Gun Safety

    Last April, in response to the Sandy Hook shootings, the Connecticut General Assembly passed one of the nation's strongest and most comprehensive gun safety laws with bipartisan support. At the same time, members of Congress — cowed by the...
  • Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal

    Chris Christie documents reveal anger, chaos over bridge scandal
    A New Jersey lawmaker on Saturday said he intends to formally request Governor Chris Christie and his staff hand over more correspondence and documents related to the bridge scandal that has engulfed Christie, a rising star in the Republican Party....
  • Chicago won't fight ruling allowing gun sales

    Chicago won't fight ruling allowing gun sales
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel all but acknowledged that people will be able to legally buy guns in Chicago later this year, announcing Thursday that he has chosen not to fight a federal court ruling that struck down the city's gun shop ban. Instead, City Hall will...