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MS-13 Gang ‘Decapitated’ in 50 Los Angeles Raids

Federal and local law enforcement officers conducted 50 simultaneous raids in the pre-dawn hours Wednesday, taking down almost two dozen “high-ranking” suspected leaders of MS-13 in what is being described as the “largest gang raid in Los Angeles history.”

Los Angeles Man Sentenced to 264 Days in Jail for Impersonating Priest

Los Angeles Man Sentenced to 264 Days in Jail for Impersonating Priest

A California man, who was previously convicted of impersonating a Roman Catholic priest and swindling parishioners out of thousands of dollars, was sentenced to 264 days in jail Friday after he was caught impersonating a priest again while on probation.

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Topless Woman at Bernie Sanders Rally Sues L.A. Police

One of two women who was arrested for going topless at a Bernie Sanders rally in Los Angeles in March has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Police Department for $3 million for using excessive force.


New Border Patrol Service Award Puts Agents’ Lives in Danger, Says Union

A new service award recently created by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for Border Patrol agents could actually put their lives at risk. The award recognizes an agent who does not used deadly force in a situation where they are confronted by an armed assailant.

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Border Patrol Stops Amber Alert, Attempted Murder Suspect

Attempted murder suspect Giovanny Santiago-Enriquez escaped to Mexico with his son in early March after stabbing a man multiple times, but in a recent attempt to re-enter the United States, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers screened and then apprehended the suspect for an outstanding warrant related to the violent incident.

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Michelle Obama Hosts LAPD Captain, Sergeant at SOTU

First Lady Michelle Obama will host Captain Phil Tingirides and Sergeant Emada Tingirides of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) in a box seat at Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address in Washington, D.C. The First Lady’s invitation comes as “#BlackLivesMatter” demonstrations have targeted the LAPD, among other departments, for alleged brutality against unarmed black suspects.