| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- The latest disclosures of Secret Service breakdowns in the agency's prime mission, the physical protection of the president, are grim reminders of a most disturbing particularly American malady -- the assassination of the nation's...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 7:39 PM
Los Angeles city officials have reached a tentative one-year salary agreement with the police officers' union that dramatically expands cash payments for overtime while avoiding raises for most workers, according to a source familiar with the proposed...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 8:50 AM
Signaling frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers rejected a proposed one-year contract extension reached with Mayor Eric Garcetti and city negotiators.
Officials with the Police Protective League, the union...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Voicing their frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers have rejected a proposed one-year contract extension that avoided raises for most workers.
Officials with the Police Protective League, the union that...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:42 AM
As usual, there are lots of choices in and around Hampton Roads this week for those who want to attend poetry readings or other events.
On Thursday, June 19, at 7 p.m., Poquoson’s Bill Glose and Claudia Gary from the Washington, D.C. area...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:36 AM
While the local cineplexes are filled with the big summer blockbusters, three different locations are offering the chance to see other movies – some recent, some classics – in a different sort of setting.
Outdoors, under the stars... and...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 5:00 AM
To the editor: I strongly disagree with Police Protective League President Tyler Izen on the shooting death of Ezell Ford by Los Angeles Police Department officers. ("No to military equipment for cops, yes to cameras in patrol cars," Letters, Aug. 19)...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Farm Fresh patrons worried that their personal credit and debit card information may have been compromised after a recent data breach can have their concerns and questions fielded by the grocery store chain.
Officials with SuperValu, which owns Farm...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:28 PM
More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning that the department will lose officers to other cities if a raise isn't provided.
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:58 PM
More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning the department will lose officers if one isn't provided.
Nearly a month after officers...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The Los Angeles police officers' union announced Friday it wants a third-party mediator to step into its salary talks with the city, describing the latest contract offer from Mayor Eric Garcetti and other elected officials as insulting.
Two and a half...