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  • Emotion overtook discipline when BART police officer shot rider, prosecutor tells L.A. jury

     
    Emotion overtook discipline when a former Bay Area transit police officer fatally shot an unarmed rider last year, sparking riots in Oakland, a prosecutor said Thursday in opening statements in an L.A. courtroom. Johannes Mehserle, 28, is on trial for.......
  • Pilot program to make DUI offenders take breath tests before driving

     
    Motorists convicted of drunk driving will have to test their breath for alcohol before they start their vehicles under a pilot program set to begin in July in Los Angeles County and three other California counties. DUI offenders convicted after......
  • Former BART officer testifies he pulled Taser before colleague fatally shot passenger

     
    A former Bay Area transit police officer testified Friday that he pulled out an electric Taser weapon and threatened to use it on a group of men as an “intimidation tactic” minutes before a fellow officer fatally shot one of......
  • BART train operator testifies in controversial shooting case

     
    A BART train operator on Monday recounted in court the chaotic moments on an Oakland train station platform immediately before and after a transit officer fatally shot an unarmed passenger who was laying face down on the ground. Keecha Williams......
  • More California school districts on the financial brink

     
    An increasing number of California school districts are edging closer to financial insolvency, state officials reported Tuesday. One immediate effect has been the layoff of teachers — probably in the thousands, although neither state officials nor the...
  • Dramatic video of BART shooting released by court

     
    Several videotapes capturing the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Oakland by a transit police officer were released Thursday by a Los Angeles court, where the officer in on trial for murder. Former Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Officer......
  • Transit officer who killed unarmed man let 'emotions dictate actions,' prosecutor says

     
    A former transit police officer charged with murder in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man in Oakland let his emotions dictate his actions, prosecutors said Thursday in closing arguments in the case. “The defendant’s desire to punish, his desire........
  • Federal grand jury indictment names L.A. toy company execs in money laundering scheme

     
    A federal grand jury indicted a Los Angeles toy company and three of its executives for allegedly laundering millions of dollars for Mexican and Colombian drug cartels in a scheme that "cleaned" money when the firm exported Teddy bears and......
  • Furlough Fridays Are Back For California State Workers

    Furlough Fridays Are Back For California State Workers
    SACRAMENTO -- Friday furloughs are back on for California state employees, after the state Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that had temporarily stopped them. The high court decided Wednesday to put all furlough litigation -- including the...
  • Calif lawmakers approve oversight of BART police

    Calif lawmakers approve oversight of BART police
    BC-CA-XGR--Train Station Shooting-Oversight,0130 Calif lawmakers approve oversight of BART police Eds: APNewsNow. SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California lawmakers have approved a plan to increase oversight of police officers who work for the San...
  • New Drunk Driving Law Goes into Effect

    New Drunk Driving Law Goes into Effect
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Convicted drunken drivers in four California counties, including Los Angeles, will now have to prove they haven't had a drink before they can start their vehicles. The law requires first-time and repeat offenders to install ignition...
  • Beach Bus is en route

    Clutching towels, sunblock and boogie boards, two dozen foothill residents lined up Tuesday morning at Memorial Park in La Cañada Flintridge with one destination in mind — the beach. Now in its 20th year, the summer Beach Bus provides fun...