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10,000 people shouldn’t have guns in California, but it’ll take at least 4 years to get them back

Los Angeles Police Department
| Amid criticism from lawmakers over the pace of confiscations, the Department of Justice says it needs more money to beef up the team of agents seizing weapons from those prohibited from owning guns.

DA: Off-duty LAPD officer charged with murder in DUI crash

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An off-duty Los Angeles police officer has been charged with murder after a fiery freeway crash that killed three people.

ACLU sues Los Alamitos over anti-sanctuary ordinance

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The tiny Orange County city has become the epicenter of the three-way fight over immigration among local, state and federal officials.

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Protesters rally outside Philadelphia Starbucks after arrests of 2 black men

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Demonstrators gathered on Sunday after two black men were arrested on suspicion of trespassing. The men were later released, and the incident has drawn accusations of racial profiling.

DA to air more evidence in Durst's murder case

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A trial could happen if prosecutors can show probable cause that Robert Durst killed Susan Berman to silence her from revealing what she knew about his first wife's death.

Judge bars prioritizing grants for police who cooperate with immigration officials

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The injunction bars the Justice Department from giving priority status for grants to police departments that agree to cooperate with immigration officials.

Backpage.com CEO pleads guilty to California money-laundering charges

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The chief executive of a website that authorities have dubbed an "online brothel" pleaded guilty to California money-laundering charges Thursday, while the company itself pleaded guilty to human trafficking in Texas.

Suspect in East LA bus stabbing arrested, sheriff says

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Sheriff Jim McDonnell told Air Talk host Larry Mantle that a 27-year-old transient was arrested about 1 a.m. Thursday after being turned in by family members.

LA Sheriff ties $142M in overtime to 1,000 deputy vacancies

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The vacancies and a budget deficit have forced the sheriff to postpone plans to equip nearly 6,000 deputies with body cameras, according to agency officials. Here's why there are so many unfilled positions.

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