Police brutality

Former Deutsche Bank executive Brian Mulligan, left, arrives with his wife Victoria, center, at the Edward R. Roybal Federal Building, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Ex-exec testifies in suit over violent LAPD arrest

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former executive suing police for $20 million who testified that an unprovoked beating from police sent his life and mind into decline will face cross-examination from a defense team that […]


3-year-old Riley Jeffrey Rieser Miller who was killed in a house fire on Oct. 31, 2013, in Louisiana, Mo. (AP Photo/Courtesy Miller Law Offices)

Police stun stepdad trying to save son from fire

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The family of a 3-year-old killed in a northern Missouri house fire is outraged after police used a stun gun on the boy’s stepfather as he tried to run back in […]


Occupy Oakland protesters stand atop a railroad scaffold at the Port of Oakland, California. (AP Photo)

Oakland agrees to settle Occupy suit

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – The Oakland City Council has agreed to pay more than $1 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a dozen Occupy Oakland protesters who said they were the victims of excessive […]


County hiring monitor to oversee jail reform

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A special monitor is being hired to oversee Los Angeles County jail reforms. Supervisors decided on Tuesday that a monitor is needed, saying they lack confidence in the Sheriff’s Department’s ability […]