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  • L.A. building inspector convicted in bribery will keep city pension

    L.A. building inspector convicted in bribery will keep city pension
    A veteran Los Angeles building inspector sentenced last month to prison in an FBI corruption case will continue to receive a yearly pension of more than $72,000, according to a high-level retirement official. Samuel In, 66, pleaded guilty last year,...
  • Serial rapist could live near Palmdale after release

    Serial rapist could live near Palmdale after release
    A serial rapist who admitted assaulting dozens of women in the 1970s and '80s and has been confined for nearly two decades because of his violent sexual tendencies could reside in an unincorporated area east of Palmdale after his release, state...
  • Chimp attack victim wants someone to pay -- and it's the taxpayers

    Chimp attack victim wants someone to pay -- and it's the taxpayers
    Travis the chimp went crazy in 2009 and tore off Charla Nash’s face and hands. Now, she wants to sue Connecticut for $150 million because, she says, the state was negligent. Isn’t that a little crazy too? It’s not that I don’...
  • TSA calls for more police at checkpoints in airports

    TSA calls for more police at checkpoints in airports
    The Transportation Security Administration has called for an increased police presence at its checkpoints at airports nationwide, one of several steps the agency plans to take to improve security after November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles...
  • Who should be deported?

     Who should be deported?
    President Obama recently directed Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to examine U.S. immigration enforcement policies to see how the department can "conduct enforcement more humanely within the confines of the law." The answer to the president's...
  • LAX shooting response criticized in report

    LAX shooting response criticized in report
    The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
  • Obama calls on Homeland Security to ease deportations

    Obama calls on Homeland Security to ease deportations
    WASHINGTON — Under orders by President Obama to enforce immigration laws "more humanely," Homeland Security officials are focusing on at least two major policy changes that would slow the pace of deportations of immigrants in the U.S. illegally....
  • SXSW 2014 back in party mode after tragedy; Lady Gaga in rehearsal

    SXSW 2014 back in party mode after tragedy; Lady Gaga in rehearsal
    AUSTIN, Texas -- Artists and venues slowly appeared to be returning to normal Thursday hours after a car plowed into a crowd of revelers, leaving two dead and 23 injured. Venues near the tragedy canceled afternoon events and stated that concerts for...
  • Hunt ends for mountain lion that killed German shepherd in Fontana

    Hunt ends for mountain lion that killed German shepherd in Fontana
    Authorities on Thursday called off the search for a mountain lion that killed a 100-pound German shepherd in Fontana after an “exhaustive” 24 hours. “We believe the contact our officers had with the mountain lion [Wednesday] scared...
  • Hunt continues in Fontana for mountain lion deemed 'imminent threat'

    Hunt continues in Fontana for mountain lion deemed 'imminent threat'
    Authorities continued their hunt Thursday morning for what they said was an "aggressive" mountain lion that killed a 100-pound German shepherd in Fontana and came at police officers "a total of four times" amid a hail of bullets before retreating....
  • LAFD contractor threatens to cut computerized 911 scripts

    LAFD contractor threatens to cut computerized 911 scripts
    The creator of computerized scripts that Los Angeles firefighters use to assess medical emergencies during 911 calls is threatening to cut off the service. The warning came Tuesday in response to a decision by city leaders to direct the Los Angeles Fire...