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  • Jose Antonio Vargas' detention casts spotlight on issue he championed

    Jose Antonio Vargas' detention casts spotlight on issue he championed
    When Jose Antonio Vargas was stopped at an airport Border Patrol checkpoint as he attempted to fly out of this south Texas city Tuesday, he did what he has lately grown accustomed to doing: He announced that he was an undocumented immigrant. The daylong...
  • Letter: Bike path is a waste of safety effort

    Recently on one stretch of West Olive Avenue two pedestrians were killed and two very seriously injured in separate vehicle accidents. Yet Chandler Bikeway, site of no fatal or serious car, bicycle or pedestrian accidents, was chosen to receive the latest...
  • Johnson would consider current police, fire chiefs; Schuh says it's too soon for such talk

    Johnson would consider current police, fire chiefs; Schuh says it's too soon for such talk
    Anne Arundel County executive candidate George F. Johnson IV said Tuesday that if he's elected, he won't fire the police and fire chiefs ... at least not immediately. Johnson, the Democratic nominee for county executive, said he'll take his time in...
  • USC launches major security upgrades after grad student killed

    USC launches major security upgrades after grad student killed
    USC on Friday announced a series of significant new security measures after a graduate student from China was fatally beaten near the campus last month. The university said in a statement Friday it was increasing security staffing in and around the...
  • Let's treat gun safety as a public health issue

    Quick, are you more likely to die by a bullet or in a car crash? Common sense would seem to suggest the latter. Cars are everywhere. We are an auto-obsessed nation. To be American is to drive -- everywhere. Teenagers itch to get behind the wheel, and the...
  • Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates

    Federal panel backs early release for drug inmates
    A judicial panel voted Friday to slash prison time for thousands of inmates — hundreds of them from Maryland — a significant move toward softening the severe punishments for federal drug crimes. If the step by the U.S. Sentencing Commission...
  • No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park

    No bail for man charged in attempted sexual assault in Brighton Park
    A South Side man was held without bail today for a Friday morning attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side. The woman was walking to work around 8:40 a.m. when she noticed Lemar...
  • The mentally ill don't belong in county jails

    To the editor: Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey has told L.A. County what it needs to hear to address a serious public safety issue, and Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is taking action. ("L.A. County to expand Laura's Law mental-illness treatment program," July...
  • Northwest fires burn almost 1 million acres, dozens of homes

    Northwest fires burn almost 1 million acres, dozens of homes
    An eruption of lightning-sparked wildfires across the northwestern United States over the last two weeks has scorched almost a million acres of land in Washington and Oregon while threatening thousands of houses and buildings. Dozens of homes in separate...
  • Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail

    Man who killed friend in bulletproof vest stunt is held without bail
    The man accused of shooting his friend of 15 years in the chest, missing the bulletproof vest he was wearing and killing him, will be held without bail on charges of first-degree murder and second-degree murder, and two gun charges. Mark Ramiro, 30, shot...
  • How to deal with the Ebola outbreak

     How to deal with the Ebola outbreak
    It was a commendable decision — and more unnerving than risky — for Emory University to accept into its hospital two Americans who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while doing humanitarian work in Africa. The arrival of the first patient on...