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Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty in Texas Shooting

Prosecutors are to seek the death penalty for the gunman behind a mass shooting at a Walmart store in Texas that killed 20 people, the local district attorney said Sunday.

Trump Blamed in Two Mass Shootings

Two mass shootings in a matter of hours left 29 people dead, fueling an angry debate on America's rampant gun violence and bringing new charges Sunday that President Donald Trump's xenophobic rhetoric encourages extremist violence.

US Airport Security Finds ‘Souvenir’ Missile Launcher in Checked Bag

US transport security officers confiscated a missile launcher from a checked bag at a Washington-area airport on Monday, with a Texas man saying it was a souvenir from Kuwait.

Some LAPD Personnel, Officer Applicants Affected By Data Breach

An investigation is underway into a data breach involving the personal information of about 2,500 Los Angeles police officers and a much larger number of officer applicants, city officials confirmed Monday.

City Council Begins To Examine Housing Displacement In Late-Night Discussion

With a City Council agenda that was filled mostly with consent calendar items, it seemed the City Council was destined to have a short night Tuesday.

Woman Sues Bikram Yoga Guru for Alleged Sexual Assault, Battery

Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury is being sued by a woman who alleges he pushed her into having sex with him when she was 18 years old and learning to be a teacher of his craft in 2012-14.

Two Teen Suspects Sought in Connection with Three Canada Murders

Canadian police on Tuesday named two suspects wanted in connection with three murders, including the killings of an American woman and Australian man whose bodies were found in rural British Columbia.

BHPD Asks Community To Be Aware Of Car-Related Heatstroke Concerns

As the summer heats up, the Beverly Hills Police Department is alerting residents about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars.

Spagnoli Updates City Council On Beverly Hills Crime Stats: Crime Down, Arrests Up

In a report Tuesday, Police Chief Sandra Spagnoli updated the Beverly Hills City Council on her strategic plan, and crime statistics and policing in the City. Crime is down, including residential burglaries, and arrests are up.

City Council Begins To Examine Housing Displacement In Late-Night Discussion

With a City Council agenda that was filled mostly with consent calendar items, it seemed the City Council was destined to have a short night Tuesday.

Woman Sues Bikram Yoga Guru for Alleged Sexual Assault, Battery

Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury is being sued by a woman who alleges he pushed her into having sex with him when she was 18 years old and learning to be a teacher of his craft in 2012-14.

Former Aide to Coliseum Executive Alleges Sexual Harassment in Workplace

A former executive assistant to the general manager of the Los Angeles Coliseum is suing USC and one of its executives, alleging she was subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace and forced to do the jobs of other people without appropriate compensation.

Two Alleged Victims of Jeffrey Epstein Call on Judge Not to Grant Bail

Two women who said they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein on Monday called on the judge handling the case not to grant bail to the disgraced financier.

African Model Who Assaulted Crew Member on L.A.-Bound Flight Gets Probation

An African fashion model and beauty pageant finalist who was apparently drunk when she smacked a flight attendant and hurled obscenities and racial slurs aboard a flight from Australia to Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to three years of federal probation.

US Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Over Epstein Affair

US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday, amid a backlash over a secret plea deal he negotiated a decade ago with Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Defense Waiting to Hear if New Charges to be Filed Against USC Gynecologist

A defense attorney said Friday he is waiting to hear if Los Angeles County prosecutors will file additional charges against former USC campus gynecologist George Tyndall, who is charged with sexually assaulting 16 patients.
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