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Teen boy shot in arm at Palmdale high school; second teen detained

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| A 14-year-old used a rifle to shoot a classmate in the arm Friday at Highland High School in Palmdale and dumped the gun in the desert before he was caught in a shopping center, authorities said.

AT&T Admits 'Mistake' In Hiring Trump Lawyer, Top Company Lobbyist Steps Down

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The CEO of the telecom giant, which is trying to merge with media conglomerate Time Warner, said it now regrets hiring Michael Cohen hoping he could help clear the way.

Excessive force verdict in Skid Row killing leads to $1.9M settlement

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This was the first case in which officers' body cams captured the fatal shooting of a suspect. It sparked angry protests over how the LAPD treats the mentally ill on Skid Row.

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4 more murder counts filed in Golden State Killer case

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The 72-year-old suspect was previously charged with eight other counts of murder in Sacramento, Ventura and Orange counties.

LAPD assembles after 'Iron Man' suit vanishes from LA prop warehouse

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The suit apparently went missing from the facility in the Pacoima neighborhood between February and April 25.

Panel finds 12 LAPD officers out of policy in fatal shooting from helicopter

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The decision contradicted Chief Charlie Beck, who found all aspects of the shooting were in policy.

New York Lawmakers Pursue 'Loophole' Closure Without Its Champion, Schneiderman

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Legislators in Albany are expected to continue working on a bill that seeks to permit state prosecutions of people who have received a presidential pardon under federal law.

Judge in Stanford rape case faces recall over sentencing

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On June 5, voters will decide the fate of Aaron Persky, who sentenced Stanford student Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexually assaulting a woman.

Critics say sheriff-coroner gig is a conflict of interest

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Of California's 58 counties, 49 have a coroner who is also an elected sheriff. Alleged abuse by one of them is fueling a move toward independent medical examiners.

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