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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Gang rivalries cited as trial opens in Halloween shooting at USC

    Gang rivalries cited as trial opens in Halloween shooting at USC
    A man accused of opening fire at a Halloween party at USC in 2012, wounding four people, was retaliating for his being shot by a rival gang member, prosecutors said Wednesday on the first day of his trial. Brandon Spencer, 21, is charged with four...
  • 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...
  • Fewer L.A. County probation department employees arrested in 2013

    Fewer L.A. County probation department employees arrested in 2013
    Los Angeles County probation officials have made substantial strides in reducing criminal misconduct committed by department employees, according to a report released Tuesday. Officials said the improvement — with cases falling from 74 in 2011...
  • Image of infant with a rifle goes viral, fueling gun debate

    Image of infant with a rifle goes viral, fueling gun debate
    A Facebook picture of a 6-month-old smiling with a rifle resting across her lap has gone viral — prompting furious debate over seemingly everything from parents' rights to gun rights to the right to post the image online. Here's the story behind...
  • The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it

    The ADHD explosion: A new book explores factors that have fueled it
    "The ADHD Explosion: Myths, Medication, Money and Today's Push for Performance," released this week by Oxford University Press, chronicles the steep increase in ADHD diagnoses in the United States over the last two decades. The new book offers provocative...
  • Rewards proposed to help LAPD catch hit-and-run drivers

    Rewards proposed to help LAPD catch hit-and-run drivers
    Los Angeles police are drafting plans for a┬áproposed program that would offer Angelenos rewards of up to $50,000 for information that helps arrest and convict hit-and-run drivers. Los Angeles has “the distinction of being the hit-and-run capital...