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'Swatting' suspect in LA faces felony charge

Glendale Police Department via AP
| The Los Angeles County district attorney filed a fugitive-from-justice warrant Wednesday against Tyler Barriss, saying he was charged with the felony Dec. 29 in Kansas.

San Bernardino County deputy dies after road rage incident

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Authorities say a man punched deputy Larry Fallce after their cars collided. Fallce suffered a serious head injury and was eventually removed from life support.

Los Angeles DA reviewing 2 cases against Harvey Weinstein

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The cases, brought by the Beverly Hills Police Department, were presented last month. Police in New York and London are also investigating accusations against the movie mogul.

LAPD's main worry about legal pot is stoned drivers

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While noting "a new day in law enforcement," the department says it's not planning to deploy additional officers to enforce new cannabis rules.

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Chief Justice Roberts promises to evaluate sexual misconduct policies

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In his annual report on the federal judiciary, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said recent events have "illuminated the depth of the problem of sexual harassment in the workplace."

2 suspects shot in separate police shootings in LA

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One person was killed and another injured in two incidents that took place hours apart, one in Winnetka and the other in Koreatown.

LA man arrested after fatal Kansas swatting

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Did an argument over an online game prompt the call that brought police officers to the home?

Victim, gunman in Long Beach shooting were law partners

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Authorities have identified the suspected shooter as John Mendoza and the victim as Major Langer but they haven't announced a motive.

LGBT leaders see the coverage of sex allegations as a step forward

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They're relieved that the media coverage about gay men accused of sexual misconduct has been focused on their alleged behavior, not their sexual orientation.