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Nation May 29Police nationwide condemn custody death of George Floyd
Murder. Brutality. Reprehensible. Indefensible. Police nationwide, in unequivocal and unprecedented language, have condemned the actions of Minneapolis police in the custody death of a handcuffed black man who cried for help as an officer knelt on his neck, pinning him…
Nation May 1711 Los Angeles firefighters hurt while running from blast
An explosion Saturday at a hash oil manufacturer in downtown Los Angeles injured 11 firefighters who had gone inside and on the roof to try to knock down a fire and then had to run for their lives when a…
Economy May 05California sues Uber, Lyft over alleged labor law violations
California is suing ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft, alleging they misclassified their drivers as independent contractors under the state’s new labor law.
Health Apr 30WATCH: California governor orders Orange County beaches to close
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered beaches in Orange County to close until further notice.
Health Apr 30Memo says California governor will order all beaches closed
Gov. Gavin Newsom will order all beaches and state parks closed Friday after tens of thousands of people flocked to the seashore last weekend during a heat wave despite his stay-at-home order, according to a memo sent Wednesday evening to…
World Apr 11Crime drops around the world as COVID-19 keeps people inside
The coronavirus pandemic that has crippled big-box retailers and mom-and-pop shops worldwide may be making a dent in illicit business, too.
Health Mar 18Police shift priorities as novel coronavirus crisis grows
Police departments are shifting resources and adjusting priorities in an attempt to maintain public safety while doing their best to prevent infection among officers and suspects.
Health Mar 166 Bay Area counties in California order shelter-in-place
Officials in six San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a shelter-in-place mandate on Monday affecting nearly 7 million people, including the city of San Francisco itself.
Economy Feb 21Wells Fargo to pay $3 billion to resolve disputes over unauthorized accounts
The $3 billion will settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals.
Nation Jan 27Bryant’s chopper crashed in fog that grounded other aircraft
The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers.