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As President Obama and Mitt Romney make a last-minute push for votes, First Lady Michelle Obama can already chalk up a small victory for her campaign to fight childhood obesity. In a semi-scientific study conducted on the front porch of a Yale University...
L.A. NOWThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is turning to a new computer software intended to help officials determine which inmates seem least likely to commit new crimes in an effort to reduce the jail population....
President: Barack Obama. The president's accomplishments during his first four years — steadying the economy, rescuing the automobile industry and winning passage of measures to stimulate the economy, crack down on financial industry abuses and...
PolitiCalGov. Jerry Brown's new prison chief walks into a firestorm, including news of the early release of a Fresno felon who opened fire on co-workers this week and the potential mass release from state supervision of thousands of parolees who......
Amid the presidential election, the ballot measures and the newfangled top-two runoff system for congressional and state legislative seats, Los Angeles County voters should not forget that they are also being asked this election season to pick a new...
Tags: Steve Cooley, Elections, Prosecution, Prisons, Punishment
One of the trickier aspects of building an effective criminal justice system is making sure that the punishment fits the crime; that's important because penalties considered arbitrary and unfair breed disillusionment and anger that can worsen...
Tags: The Home Depot, Trials, Laws, Steve Cooley, Theft
L.A. NOWL.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck warned that police officers will be in danger of layoffs unless the city proceeds with a half-cent sales tax hike planned for the March 5 election ballot....
L.A. NOWLos Angeles and other cities are barred by the U.S. Constitution from randomly seizing and destroying property the homeless temporarily leave unattended on city streets, a federal appeals court decided Wednesday. Upholding a court order against Los...
L.A. NOWLos Angeles public libraries will again be open Monday and Wednesday nights, as well as Friday mornings, a change that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa celebrated with a cadre of city officials at a press conference Monday morning....
L.A. NOWState officials are warning against "drugged driving" after a statewide survey found that drugs that can affect driving in one of every seven weekend nighttime motorists -- nearly twice as many drivers as has alcohol in their system....
L.A. NOWPublic safety officials have issued a slew of warnings for parents as they prepare to take their children trick-or-treating this Halloween night, including beware of marijuana-laced candy....
L.A. NOWL.A. taxpayers will see retirement costs for police officers and firefighters climb 56% over the next four years, even after passage of a ballot measure that trimmed the pension benefits paid to new hires, according to projections released by city...
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