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Burglary suspect dies after struggle with police

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| Santa Ana police officers used force to take a burglary suspect into custody on Sunday night. Shortly after, the suspect appeared to have difficulty breathing, and he later died at a hospital.

Police shoot driver who hit California officer with car


Authorities say the driver began to speed away as two officers on foot patrol approached the car in Garden Grove. The driver was shot several times and was hospitalized.

Shooter had sought healing from California vets center


Albert Wong received treatment at the Veterans Home of California but was recently expelled. Officials have declined to provide further details.

Man arrested in killing of 1 officer, wounding of another


Isaias De Jesus Valencia, 39, was taken into custody after an hours-long standoff with Pomona police and a SWAT team. Officer Gregory Casillas, of Upland, was killed.

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks


The Justice Department took a first step in banning the sale, manufacture or possession of devices used to make a gun fire like an automatic weapon.

Nun involved in lawsuit with Katy Perry over convent dies


Sister Catherine Rose Holzman, 89, collapsed during a court appearance. Hours before, she had decried a ruling that would let the church to sell the Los Feliz property to Perry.

Pomona Police shut down 11 homeless encampments, arrest 17


Encampments are a safety hazard, Sgt. Anthony Catanese said. "Homelessness is not a crime — It shouldn't be criminalized, but you can't be lighting a fire in a fire zone. It's just unacceptable."

Martin Shkreli sentenced to 7 years for securities fraud


The former "Pharma Bro," who has often appeared defiant in court, wept and pleaded for a light sentence. But the judge split the difference between recommendations by the prosecution and defense.

Retired LAPD officer accused of workers' comp fraud


L.A. police say a retired officer has been arrested on suspicion of defrauding the city out of more than $200,000 in a phony workers' compensation scheme.