April 16-27, 2014

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Woman Had 2 Dozen Previous Police Encounters: Sources

Woman Had 2 Dozen Previous Police Encounters: Sources

You've probably all heard the term 5150 in the context of mental illness. But the legal code section has specific meaning: a process for a three-day psychiatric evaluation of persons suspected of posing a threat...

Woman Saves Dog Running in Freeway Traffic

Woman Saves Dog Running in Freeway Traffic

A woman ran into rush-hour traffic on Thursday to rescue a pooch wandering Southern California freeway lanes.

Bank of America to Pay Relief Credits

Bank of America to Pay Relief Credits

Bank of America has agreed to pay nearly $17 billion in a record settlement over its role in the 2008 mortgage meltdown.

CA to Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

CA to Appeal Ruling Tossing Death Penalty

California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's death penalty unconstitutional.

City Hall Protesters Demand "Drone-Free LAPD"

City Hall Protesters Demand "Drone-Free LAPD"

Protesters gathered outside LA's City Hall Thursday morning, chanting "drone free LAPD" to demand a halt to what they called an LAPD plan to use drones to spy on citizens.

Accuser of "X-Men" Director Seeks Case Dismissal

Accuser of "X-Men" Director Seeks Case Dismissal

A former child model accusing "X-Men" director Bryan Singer of sex abuse in Hawaii said he wants to dismiss the lawsuit — not because it lacks merit but because he can't find a new attorney to represent him.