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  • More Lawsuit Notices Filed Over Enfield Officer

    ENFIELD – Two more men have filed notices of their intent to sue the town after confrontations with K-9 Officer Matthew Worden. There have been four lawsuit notices filed in the past few weeks for incidents involving Worden, who has been the...
  • Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself

    Chief Beck gets five more years to prove himself
    Did LAPD Chief Charlie Beck deserve the new five-year contract he got Tuesday morning? Yes. Did he gracefully sprint across the finish line with hands held high? No, he stumbled and staggered, with a series of dubious disciplinary moves topped off...
  • L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term

    L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck reappointed to second five-year term
    Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck won a second term in office Tuesday but acknowledged he must now work to address shortcomings that have come to light in recent months. In the run-up to the vote, Beck endured a rocky evaluation process. He faced...
  • Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU

    Cops still stopping more black and Hispanic drivers than whites: ACLU
    Police across the state have made little progress combating racial profiling, searching the cars of African-American and Latino drivers far more often than those of whites. At the same time, a decade of studying routine traffic stops shows that officers...
  • Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town

    Shooting of black teen highlights racial divide in Missouri town
    The fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, and subsequent violent protests, highlight a stubborn racial divide in a St Louis suburb that has struggled to build healthy relations between blacks and whites. From...
  • Professor's tweets about Israel crossed the line

    Professor's tweets about Israel crossed the line
    Controversial scholar Steven Salaita — who has been most benignly described as "deeply critical of Israel" — has been fired or "non-hired" by the University of Illinois, depending on which news source you believe. In either case, it appears...
  • Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges

    Orland Park townhome group changed rental rules over race, suit alleges
    An Orland Park townhome association amended its bylaws to prohibit unit owners from renting their units because one man’s potential tenants were black, the Illinois attorney general’s office alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Cook...
  • Ricky Gervais to Produce David Brent Movie with BBC

    LONDON -- Ricky Gervais is to produce a feature film centering on David Brent, the character he played in the original BBC version of TV comedy series "The Office." The movie, "Life on the Road," will follow Brent's progress in the 15 years since...
  • Use of Racial Slur in BBC's 'Top Gear' Broke U.K. TV Rules, Regulator Says

    LONDON -- U.K. media regulator Ofcom has ruled that an episode of BBC motoring show "Top Gear" shot in Burma broke British broadcasting rules through its use of a racial slur. The show has a massive audience worldwide, and Guinness World Records claims...
  • Peroutka got smeared by Hogan and Sun [Letter]

    Peroutka got smeared by Hogan and Sun [Letter]
    The recent attack on Mike Anthony Peroutka by the political establishment as well as The Baltimore Sun and its subsidiary publications is nothing less than character assassination in an attempt to kill his candidacy for Anne Arundel County Council ("...
  • Sebastian Coe Withdraws from Race for BBC Leadership Role

    LONDON -- Sebastian Coe, who has been the favorite to succeed as chairman of the BBC's governing body, the BBC Trust, has withdrawn from the race. Coe, who masterminded the London 2012 Olympics and is chairman of the British Olympic Assn., told the Daily...