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Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson (AP Photo)

Insurance broker gets 2 years for scamming Tom Hanks and wife

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Southland insurance broker was sentenced today to 27 months in federal prison and ordered to pay about $841,000 in restitution for overbilling Tom Hanks and his wife. Jerry B. Goldman, […]

11/04/2013

Man killed after responding to Craigslist ad

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man was shot and killed during an apparent robbery after he responded to a Craigslist ad. City News Service reported Sunday that 41-year-old Rene Balduena was killed in […]

10/21/2013

Craig Wright, right, stands in court with his attorney Mitchell Elman in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.  Wright, 29, of Brooklyn, was arrested on charges of gang assault, assault and unlawful imprisonment, police said, for his involvement with an encounter between a group of bikers and the driver of a sport utility vehicle on Sept. 29.  (AP Photo/Jefferson Siegel, Pool)

NYC cop surrenders in motorcycle-SUV assault case

NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York Police Department undercover detective apparently seen on video pounding on an SUV during a melee with motorcyclists has surrendered. Police spokesman John McCarthy confirmed Tuesday the undercover […]

10/08/2013

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Police seek lone gunman, 3 critically wounded

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for a lone gunman who critically wounded three people with gunfire in the courtyard of an Inglewood apartment complex. Los Angeles County fire Inspector Keith Mora says paramedics […]

10/08/2013

In this still frame made from Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, video provided by Ken Herzlich, officials and emergency responders tend to a victim at the scene where a number of people, including a 3-year-old child, were shot Thursday night in a city park in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Courtesy Ken Herzlich)

Chicago shooting shows gap in stepped-up policing

CHICAGO (AP) — Armed with an assault rifle, assailants indiscriminately sprayed a crowded Chicago park with bullets during a neighborhood basketball game. A 3-year-old boy was struck in the face, among 13 people wounded during […]

09/20/2013

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LA councilman wants police to wear cameras

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch Englander wants the police department to begin testing out cameras they can wear on their bodies. Police Commissioner Steve Soboroff last week touched off discussion about […]

09/17/2013

In this 2011 photo provided by the Pine Bluff Commercial, Monroe Isadore poses for photos on his 105th birthday in Pine Bluff, Ark. Authorities in Arkansas halted a standoff on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, when they shot and killed Isadore, 107, who opened fire at them. (AP Photo/Courtesy Pine Bluff Commercial)

Slain 107-year-old talked about shooting before

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a 107-year-old Arkansas man who died in a police standoff this weekend told officers months earlier that they would have to shoot him or throw him in jail […]

09/10/2013

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$500M Google forfeiture helps fund RI police

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Five Rhode Island law enforcement agencies are faced with an enviable problem: what to do with $230 million forfeited by Google Inc.? Investigators from local agencies are entitled to the money […]

09/10/2013

In this June 24, 2013 file photo, George Zimmerman, left, arrives in Seminole circuit court, with his wife Shellie, in Sanford, Fla. (AP Photo/Orlando Sentinel, Joe Burbank, Pool, File)

Fla. police called on George Zimmerman

LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) — George Zimmerman’s estranged wife called police officers to her father’s house in Florida Monday, saying the former neighborhood watch volunteer who was acquitted of murder threatened her with a gun. […]

09/09/2013

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Former Orange Co. cop convicted of forcible sodomy

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) – An Orange County jury has convicted a former police officer of forcibly sodomizing three women he dated. Jurors concluded that Jesse Andrew Green physically restrained and attacked the women during […]

09/07/2013

Long Beach Police release video of suspect.

Long Beach police search for serial groper

LONG BEACH (CNS) – Long Beach police will canvas a neighborhood today, knocking on doors and passing out flyers, as they search for a serial groper who’s been operating in the city for the past […]

08/30/2013

Actor-singer David Cassidy, best known for his role as Keith Partridge on "The Partridge Family," arrives at the ABC Disney Summer press tour party in Pasadena, Calif., Aug. 8, 2009. (AP Photo/Dan Steinberg, File)

‘Partridge Family’ star Cassidy charged with DWI

SCHODACK, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say former teen heartthrob David Cassidy was pulled over for failing to dim his headlights in upstate New York and charged with DWI after tests showed his blood-alcohol content at […]

08/21/2013

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