After a prostitution scandal and consternation over how a fence-jumper at the White House got deep into the presidential mansion before he was stopped, the Secret Service needs to make sweeping changes like building a taller fence, hiring many more agents, and stepping up their training, an independent commission says.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday will set up a task force to draw up recommendations to strengthen trust between law enforcement and local communities, following protests over several instances of police killings of unarmed people this year. "There is a sense of urgency," White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett told reporters before Obama was to sign an executive order setting up the Task Force on 21st Century Policing. She said the order directs the 11-member panel to submit recommendations to the president by March 2. Obama had said on Dec. ...
Redding Police Department is changing its policy and will no longer respond to all traffic collisions.
A CHP officer in Humboldt County shot and killed a driver who reportedly attacked the officer on Highway 299.
Oroville Police were looking for two men who fired shots at a pedestrian late Wednesday.
The Anderson Police Department adopted a new canine to help fight crime. However, officers are switching things up with the dog's training process in order to help out a local business owner.
Despite coach Marc Trestman benching him Wednesday just 14 games into a seven-year, $126.7 million contract, quarterback Jay Cutler hopes to remain with the team.
Knicks star Carmelo Anthony is questionable for Thursday night's game against the Chicago Bulls because of left knee soreness and admitted before Thursday's shootaround that people close to him are trying to get him to shut things down for a few weeks.
On his first day with the Detroit Lions, former New York Jets cornerback Josh Thomas said coaches there didn't really engage with him while he was a player, either.
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera said Thursday that quarterback Cam Newton is on target to start Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns.