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L.A. County sheriff’s deputy is charged with selling drugs and offering to hire other cops to protect dealers – LA Times

Deputy Kenneth Collins and three other men were arrested by FBI agents Tuesday morning in a sting operation when they arrived to what they thought was a drug deal, according to records unsealed after the arrest. FOLLOW THE LINK FOR THE FULL REPORT – JR http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-sheriff-deputy-drug-conspiracy-20180116-story.html Advertisements

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California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them – LA Times

H3N2 is known for being more virulent than other strains of the flu. Since October, 42 people in California younger than 65 have died of the flu, compared with nine at the same time last year, according to state officials. State officials collect flu death data only among people under 65; the actual death toll from the flu is much

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About a dozen people arrested for feeding the homeless in El Cajon park – The San Diego Union-Tribune

According to a video Parmely shared on Facebook, a police officer explained to the crowd that the city council had banned food sharing on public property. “This park is part of city property so you aren’t allowed to food share,” the officer in the video said. “…If you guys continue to food share, then you guys are subject to arrest,

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High Praise: Pot Churches Proliferate As States Ease Access To Marijuana | California Healthline

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Services at the Coachella Valley Church begin and end with the Lord’s Prayer. In between, there is the sacrament. “Breathe deep and blow harder,” intoned Pastor Grant Atwell after distributing small marijuana joints to 20 worshipers on a recent Sunday afternoon. “Nail the insight down, whether you get it from marijuana or prayer. Consider what in

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LAPD takes another step toward deploying drones in controversial yearlong test – LA Times

Los Angeles Police Department took another step toward using drones in some tactical situations after its civilian bosses Tuesday approved a $31,500 donation to purchase the controversial devices. The LAPD has yet to fly any drones. The yearlong pilot program, approved by the Police Commission last fall, won’t begin until the department buys the drones and teaches officers how to

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Earthquake California: Bay Area ‘not ready’ for ‘big one’ after tremor

–California has today been rocked by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake in the Bay Area of Berkley shortly after 3am local time (11am GMT).  The “terrifying” tremor has left millions across the state fearing an imminent “Big One” earthquake measuring magnitude 7 or greater on the Richter Scale.  The US state has not been struck by a magnitude 7 or greater earthquake since a

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ICE Dir Promises Doubling of Officers After ‘Sanctuary’ Law Signed 

Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Thomas Homan said California “better hold on tight” after its liberal Democratic governor allowed a sanctuary state law to take effect this week. Neil Cavuto said that Gov. Jerry Brown claimed the law will protect illegal immigrants living quietly in the shadows of society from law enforcement intent on “yanking them out of there.”

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