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  • Whitey Bulger trial: Ex-partner Flemmi's credibility is attacked

    Whitey Bulger trial: Ex-partner Flemmi's credibility is attacked
    BOSTON -- James "Whitey" Bulger's former partner returned to the witness stand Wednesday for a fifth day of testimony, with the defense harping on his role as an FBI informant while trying to discredit him as a liar. Stephen "The Rifleman" Flemmi...
  • Sheriff investigates Hollywood exec who may have impeded Dorner manhunt

    Sheriff investigates Hollywood exec who may have impeded Dorner manhunt
    A Hollywood studio head is under criminal investigation for possibly impeding the manhunt for rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner by landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the search, law enforcement...
  • 'Whitey' Bulger trial: Prosecution rests, defense begins on Monday

    'Whitey' Bulger trial: Prosecution rests, defense begins on Monday
    BOSTON—Prosecutors rested their case against reputed Boston gangster James “Whitey” Bulger on Friday after calling 63 witnesses who described in sometimes gruesome detail what they said was his role in 19 murders, extortion and other...
  • Federal task force to investigate corruption in Orange County

    Federal task force to investigate corruption in Orange County
    The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have formed a task force to investigate allegations of public corruption in Orange County, an FBI spokeswoman said Friday. The Orange County Corruption Task Force was formed in April and includes the FBI, IRS, ...
  • Detectives investigate suspicious freeway death in Anaheim

    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of an individual whose body was found "with signficant injuries" along a freeway off-ramp in Anaheim, authorities said. The California Highway Patrol and Anaheim Police Department received calls around...
  • FBI raids rescue 105 teens who were forced into prostitution

    FBI raids rescue 105 teens who were forced into prostitution
    WASHINGTON -- More than 100 sexually exploited teenagers, some as young as 13, were recovered in a nationwide sex trafficking sting over the weekend, the FBI announced Monday. The three-day sweep of 76 cities, focusing on underage victims of...
  • FBI background checks flawed, hurt job prospects, report says

    FBI background checks flawed, hurt job prospects, report says
    In fiscal year 2012, employers requested nearly 17 million FBI criminal background checks for prospective workers. But hundreds of thousands of records per year are inaccurate, according to a report released Tuesday. The use of FBI records has increased...
  • Family wants probe of FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev

    Family wants probe of  FBI shooting of Ibragim Todashev
    Ibragim Todashev was being interrogated in his Orlando, Fla., home by the FBI and Massachusetts police when he was killed early in the morning of May 22. Now his family and friends want an independent investigation of how Todashev,  an acquaintance of the...
  • Hollywood mogul won't face charges in Dorner helicopter spat

    Hollywood mogul won't face charges in Dorner helicopter spat
    Prosecutors have declined to file charges against a Hollywood studio head who became the focus of a criminal investigation after landing his helicopter on a Sheriff’s Department helipad during the manhunt for ex-Los Angeles police officer...
  • 'Babayaga' works magic to make 'the impossible possible'

    'Babayaga' works magic to make 'the impossible possible'
    Before "Babayaga," I thought Disney had captured all the world's folk tales and remade them as child-friendly blockbusters. But author Toby Barlow got to Baba Yaga — fearsome witches plucked from old Russian legend — first, and he brings...
  • 2 California lawmakers to testify before grand jury in Calderon case

    2 California lawmakers to testify before grand jury in Calderon case
    This post has been updated. See below for details. SACRAMENTO — When a federal grand jury convenes in Los Angeles early next month as part of an investigation involving Sen. Ronald S. Calderon (D-Montebello), at least two other lawmakers will be...