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San Francisco Police Chief Apologizes For Raid On Home Of Freelance Journalist

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| A raid on a journalist's home to determine the source of a police leak led to a firestorm over press freedoms and the First Amendment.

Judge Blocks Trump Use Of Emergency Power To Build Border Barrier With Military Funds

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Judge Haywood Gilliam in Northern California granted a preliminary injunction against moving $1 billion in Defense Department funds intended for anti-drug activities.

CA On The Verge Of Toughening Standard For Police Shootings

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State lawmakers are on the verge of passing a bill that would toughen the standard for when police can use deadly force.

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Chef Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty In Boston Assault And Battery Case

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Batali stepped away from his restaurants and TV appearances after accusations of sexual harassment. He's now facing a charge he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at one of his restaurants in 2017.

Disabled Woman Who Gave Birth At Care Facility May Have Been Impregnated Before

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New medical documents filed on Wednesday say the woman was sexually assaulted multiple times. An exam after the birth of the child in December indicated she may have been pregnant before.

Kenneth Feinberg To Mediate Roundup Settlement Talks Between Bayer And Plaintiffs

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The prominent attorney has been tapped to facilitate talks between the company's lawyers and plaintiffs' representatives over the next two weeks.

Jury Clears LAPD In Death Of Man Who Choked On Heroin

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A federal jury has decided that five LAPD officers are not liable for the death of a man who tried to swallow a large bindle of heroin during a strip search, rejecting his family's claim that the police used excessive force.

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OC Plans Major Bump In Mental Health Care For Inmates

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The proposed budget calls for $17 million to hire psychiatrists, behavioral health counselors and nurses to work in county jails.

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Anaheim cop dismissed after firing 64 shots at suspect

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The two Anaheim PD officers fired dozens of shots from their moving patrol vehicle. The suspect they were chasing, Eliuth Penaloza Nava, was killed.

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