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Chief Beck to serve second term as head of LAPD

Chief Beck to serve second term as head of LAPD

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck finds himself in a tangle of controversies as the L.A. Police Commission decides whether he should have another five years as police chief. ; Credit: Erika Aguilar/KPCC Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck has been reappointed for a second five-year term by a 4-1 vote of the L.A. Police Commission. [...]

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Antique firearms displayed during the 8th Annual East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut January 6, 2013. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Dartmouth officials have rejected a student’s appeal to carry a gun on campus to protect her from a man accused of stalking her.Taylor Woolrich, 20, originally from San Diego and has [...]

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Antique firearms displayed during the 8th Annual East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut January 6, 2013. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Dartmouth officials have rejected a student’s appeal to carry a gun on campus to protect her from a man accused of stalking her.Taylor Woolrich, 20, originally from San Diego and has [...]

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Antique firearms displayed during the 8th Annual East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut January 6, 2013. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Dartmouth officials have rejected a student’s appeal to carry a gun on campus to protect her from a man accused of stalking her.Taylor Woolrich, 20, originally from San Diego and has [...]

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Should some college students have the right to carry concealed weapons?

Antique firearms displayed during the 8th Annual East Coast Fine Arms Show in Stamford, Connecticut January 6, 2013. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images Dartmouth officials have rejected a student’s appeal to carry a gun on campus to protect her from a man accused of stalking her.Taylor Woolrich, 20, originally from San Diego and has [...]

The dangerous job of law enforcement officers patrolling roadways

The dangerous job of law enforcement officers patrolling roadways

; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The LA District Attorney is investigating a crash involving an LA County Sheriff Deputy who fatally struck a bicyclist on Mulholland Drive last year. Records show the deputy, Andrew Francis Wood, might have been texting at or around the time he hit Milton Olin, Jr., 65. Police officers are exempt [...]

The dangerous job of law enforcement officers patrolling roadways

The dangerous job of law enforcement officers patrolling roadways

; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The LA District Attorney is investigating a crash involving an LA County Sheriff Deputy who fatally struck a bicyclist on Mulholland Drive last year. Records show the deputy, Andrew Francis Wood, might have been texting at or around the time he hit Milton Olin, Jr., 65. Police officers are exempt [...]

The dangerous job of law enforcement officers patrolling roadways

The dangerous job of law enforcement officers patrolling roadways

; Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images The LA District Attorney is investigating a crash involving an LA County Sheriff Deputy who fatally struck a bicyclist on Mulholland Drive last year. Records show the deputy, Andrew Francis Wood, might have been texting at or around the time he hit Milton Olin, Jr., 65. Police officers are exempt [...]

The truth behind Dog Day Afternoon

The truth behind Dog Day Afternoon

Al Pacino stared in “Dog Day Afternoon,” playing John Wojtowicz in the film adaptation. In a new documentary, “The Dog,” filmmakers Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren tell the story of John Wojtowicz, the inspiration for Al Pacino’s character in “Dog Day Afternoon.” Wojtowicz robbed a bank to raise money for his lover’s sex change operation. [...]

The truth behind Dog Day Afternoon

The truth behind Dog Day Afternoon

Al Pacino stared in “Dog Day Afternoon,” playing John Wojtowicz in the film adaptation. In a new documentary, “The Dog,” filmmakers Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren tell the story of John Wojtowicz, the inspiration for Al Pacino’s character in “Dog Day Afternoon.” Wojtowicz robbed a bank to raise money for his lover’s sex change operation. [...]