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OC DA won’t charge police for deadly shooting

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – No charges will be filed against two Santa Ana police officers who killed a man and injured another in a shooting that followed a March car chase. A prosecutor from […]

12/21/2013

Defense attorney for former Fullerton police officer Manuel Ramos,  John Barnett, shows a diagram portraying Kelly Thomas as an unpredictably violent person during opening statements on Dec. 2, 2013 in Santa Ana, Calif. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers, Pool)

Defense rests in Kelly Thomas trial

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A heart specialist testified today that a homeless man who struggled with Fullerton police officers died because of heart failure brought on by years of methamphetamine abuse. Dr. Steven Karch, who […]

12/18/2013

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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 […]

12/16/2013

Dec. 7, 2013: Valerie Redus, center, mother of Robert Cameron Redus is hugged by Emily Vaughan, a friend of the family, as people gather at a vigil for her son Robert Redus. (AP Photo/San Antonio Express-News, Cynthia Esparza)

Family’s questions remain about student’s death

BAYTOWN, Texas (AP) — Robert Cameron Redus was five months from graduating with a seemingly bright future ahead as he drove home from a night of celebrating the end of the semester at the University […]

12/12/2013

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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 […]

12/04/2013

Teacher leads kids away from shooting

Police took nearly 6 minutes to enter Conn. school

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre indicates that nearly six minutes passed between the arrival of the first Newtown police officer and the time local officers entered the […]

11/25/2013

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 […]

11/07/2013

Aurora theater shooting suspect James Holmes in court in Centennial, Colo. (AP Photo/The Denver Post, Andy Cross)

Officer testifies that Holmes gave ‘self-satisfying’ smirk

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A police officer responding to the deadly Colorado theater shooting testified Tuesday that he asked James Holmes twice whether he had an accomplice, but Holmes only looked at him and smiled. […]

10/15/2013

U.S. Deputy Marshal Chad Simpson walks near the Federal Building in Wheeling, W.Va, on Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Wheeling News Register & The Intelligencer, Tyler Reynard)

Ex-cop waved off bystanders before opening fire

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — The ex-police officer who opened fire on a federal courthouse in West Virginia was a trained shooter who knew how to kill, yet federal officials said Thursday that he waved people […]

10/10/2013

A member of the Afghan National Army displays an Afghan flag from a porthole in a C-130 transport aircraft at the Afghan Air Force Base, Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)

Afghans take delivery of US transport planes

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan took delivery on Wednesday of two C-130 transport aircraft from the United States, part of an effort to give the country’s military the ability to better fight insurgents around the […]

10/09/2013

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