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California Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, right, leaves the San Francisco Federal Building, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in San Francisco.  The FBI has filed a 137-page affidavit outlining a detailed corruption case against Yee, who is accused of asking for campaign donations in exchange for introducing an undercover agent to an arms trafficker. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Senator Yee’s lawyer questions FBI investigation

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lawyer for a California state senator charged last week with bribery and gun trafficking on Monday challenged the three-year FBI investigation that led to the arrest. Sen. Leland Yee’s attorney […]

03/31/2014

In this imagery taken by the Thaichote satellite on March 24, 2014 and released March 27, 2014 by Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency (GISTDA), a part of about 300 objects floating in the Indian Ocean near the search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner are shown. Anond Snidvongs, director of Thailand's space technology development agency, said the images showed "300 objects of various sizes" in the southern Indian Ocean about 2,700 kilometers (1,675 miles) southwest of Perth, Australia. (AP Photo/Geo-Informatics and Space Technology Development Agency)

Jet search cut short; more satellites spot objects

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Hints about the lost Malaysian jetliner piled up Thursday, but there was precious little chance to track them down. Bad weather cut short the hunt for possible debris fields from the […]

03/27/2014

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Feds probe San Diego police misconduct

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal officials are conducting two separate probes into the San Diego Police Department that has been besieged by more than a dozen cases of officer misconduct, ranging from drunken driving to […]

03/24/2014

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Southern California no longer bank robbery capital

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Southern California used to be known as the “Bank Robbery Capital of the World.” No more. The Los Angeles Times reports the number of robberies has declined, part of a larger […]

03/22/2014

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USC aviation expert discusses new clues in search for plane

It’s the biggest lead in days in the search for the missing Malaysian airliner. Satellite images have detected two large chunks of debris in a remote part of the Indian Ocean. Penny and Phil spoke […]

03/20/2014

This graphic released by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority Tuesday, March 18, 2014 shows an area, left bottom, in the southern Indian Ocean that the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is concentrating its search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. (AP Photo/The Australian Maritime Safety Authority)

Malaysia, FBI probing data from pilot’s simulator

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian investigators — with the help of the FBI — are trying to restore files deleted last month from the home flight simulator of the pilot aboard the missing Malaysia […]

03/19/2014

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California man arrested in plot to fight in Syria

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A college student who allegedly discussed attacking the Los Angeles subway system was arrested today on suspicion with attempting to provide material assistance to a foreign terrorist organization — al-Qaida, authorities […]

03/18/2014

This June 15, 2010, file photo, shows the Idaho Correctional Center south of Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Charlie Litchfield, File)

FBI investigates prison company

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The FBI has launched an investigation of the Corrections Corporation of America over the company’s running of an Idaho prison with a reputation so violent that inmates dubbed it “Gladiator School.” […]

03/07/2014

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FBI disrupts shootings through interventions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says it has helped to disrupt or prevent nearly 150 shootings and violent attacks this year, in part by steering potential gunmen toward mental health professionals. It’s an achievement that […]

12/16/2013

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Correction: LA-Sheriff-Corruption story

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In stories Dec. 9-10 about Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies facing criminal charges, The Associated Press, citing language in a federal indictment, erroneously identified the title of an Austrian diplomat who […]

12/10/2013

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca takes questions from the media after the FBI released results of a federal probe,  Monday, Dec 9, 2013 at a news conference in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

18 LA sheriff’s deputies face federal charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials said 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies saw themselves as being “above the law” when they engaged in crimes that included beating inmates and jail visitors, […]

12/09/2013

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18 LA sheriff’s deputies face US charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal officials have filed five criminal cases against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption […]

12/09/2013

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