Law Enforcement

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Mayor Paul Tanaka and the LA County Sheriff’s Dept.

Sheriff Lee Baca announced his resignation, bringing to an end a 48-year career that has lately been marred by corruption charges and mismanagement of the county jails. A number of people are stepping forward to […]


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Reaction concerning Sheriff Lee Baca stepping down

LA County Sheriff Lee Baca announced that he will retire as head of the beleaguered Sheriff’s Department at the end of the month. Baca said he’s stepping down for the good of the department. Penny […]


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Authorities say robber posed as officer

DIAMOND BAR, Calif. (AP) – Los Angeles County authorities are searching for three people, including one who posed as a police officer, in a home-invasion robbery in Diamond Bar. Sheriff’s Sgt. Christina Baker tells City […]


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LAPD seeing fewer applicants

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department is struggling to recruit enough qualified candidates as fewer people are applying to join the nation’s third-largest police force. The Los Angeles Times reports Wednesday the […]


Pasadena speeders, beware

PASADENA (CNS) – Pasadena police will be conducting a speed enforcement program throughout the city on Friday. The operation will begin at 6 a.m. and continue through the morning. Speeding is the third highest cause […]


Police at the LAPD Mission Area station are looking for Catherine Gonzalez, who hasn’t been seen since leaving her Panorama City home on Friday, October 18, 2013. (Photo: LAPD Mission Station)

Police ask for public’s help to find a missing teen

PANORAMA CITY (CNS) – A 13-year-old Panorama City girl has been missing since Friday, after she argued with her mother and ran away from home, police said today. Catherine Gonzalez was last seen leaving her […]


Mom chases down child abductor; girl safe

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police say a mother who saw her 5-year-old being abducted chased the suspect down and crashed her vehicle into his car, triggering a manhunt. Police say the incident unfolded Wednesday […]


University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth (AP Photo)

UMass-Dartmouth remains closed amid investigation

DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth remains closed as law enforcement officials continue their investigation into a student suspected as the Boston Marathon bomber.


Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (AP Photo)

Boston police: Bombing suspect is in custody

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A 19-year-old college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings was taken into custody Friday evening after a manhunt that left the city virtually paralyzed and his older brother dead.


Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, identified by the FBI as suspect number 2 in 2013 Boston Marathon bombings, FBI handout (AP Photo)

Bomb suspect in boat stored in Mass. neighborhood

WATERTOWN, Mass. (AP) — A law enforcement official says the suspect being hunted in the Boston Marathon bombing is in a boat stored in a Watertown, Mass., neighborhood.




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