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examiner.com
Groups threaten lawsuit over San Francisco's open-air urinalA city approved open-air urinal in Dolores Park that exposes urinating males to
Groups threaten lawsuit over San Francisco's open-air urinal
examiner.com / Posted 11 hours ago
A city approved open-air urinal in Dolores Park that exposes urinating males to the public including women and children may prove to be an over-the-top concept, even for San Francisco. It’s not hard to imagine mom with three children in tow waiting... Read more
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Orange County Register
Some say San Francisco's open-air urinal must goSAN FRANCISCO – An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sen
Some say San Francisco's open-air urinal must go
Orange County Register / Posted yesterday
SAN FRANCISCO – An attorney representing a group of civic organizations has sent a legal claim letter to the city of San Francisco threatening to sue if an open-air urinal in Dolores Park is not removed in 20 days. The concrete circular urinal,... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Residents In Porter Ranch Gas Leak Ask For Moving Extension(CNS) Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016 – 1:11 PM City leaders urged Southern C
Residents In Porter Ranch Gas Leak Ask For Moving Extension
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted yesterday
(CNS) Posted: Friday, February 5, 2016 – 1:11 PM City leaders urged Southern California Gas Co. today to extend the deadline for families to return to their homes once the Aliso Canyon gas leak is fixed, saying the agreed-upon 48 hours leaves the... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Editorial: Why the city failed to bring justice on Dallas slumlord Dennis TopletzCount us among those frustrated that landlord Dennis Topletz always seems to be
Editorial: Why the city failed to bring justice on Dallas slumlord Dennis Topletz
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Count us among those frustrated that landlord Dennis Topletz always seems to be one legal step ahead of the city. Dallas city attorneys rolled the dice on a strategy they thought would work, only to lose a critical round in their effort to have more... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Editorial: Topletz outmaneuvers Dallas City Hall againCount us among those frustrated that landlord Dennis Topletz always seems to be
Editorial: Topletz outmaneuvers Dallas City Hall again
Dallas Morning News / Posted yesterday
Count us among those frustrated that landlord Dennis Topletz always seems to be one legal step ahead of the city. Dallas city attorneys rolled the dice on a strategy they thought would work, only to lose a critical round in their effort to have more... Read more
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FOX 31 Denver
New charge, new harassment, accused bank robber saysPlease enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER -- Steven Talley is back i
New charge, new harassment, accused bank robber says
FOX 31 Denver / Posted yesterday
Please enable Javascript to watch this video DENVER -- Steven Talley is back inside the Denver Jail after turning himself in Tuesday morning for a charge of trying to influence a public servant. “I suspect it's retaliation for the things that have... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Antonovich Wants Porter Ranch Residents Given More Time to Return Home After Leak PluggedSoCal Gas Co.'s Aliso Canyon storage facility is shown on Nov. 23, 2015. (Credi
Antonovich Wants Porter Ranch Residents Given More Time to Return Home After Leak Plugged
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted yesterday
SoCal Gas Co.'s Aliso Canyon storage facility is shown on Nov. 23, 2015. (Credit: KTLA) SoCal Gas Co.'s Aliso Canyon storage facility is shown on Nov. 23, 2015. (Credit: KTLA) A Los Angeles County supervisor wants residents who have been displaced... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Man shot on bus had reached $42K settlement with cityD’Vontaveous Hoston, 22, was shot in the face by one of two men who apparently
Man shot on bus had reached $42K settlement with city
The Seattle Times / Posted 2 days ago
D’Vontaveous Hoston, 22, was shot in the face by one of two men who apparently targeted him on the Route 132 bus at Fourth Avenue South and South Holgate Street, police said. An 18-year-old Federal Way man was arrested by police for investigation of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Woman withdraws sex harassment claim against Sacramento Councilman Allen WarrenThe woman who accused Sacramento Councilman Allen Warren of sexual harassment h
Woman withdraws sex harassment claim against Sacramento Councilman Allen Warren
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 2 days ago
The woman who accused Sacramento Councilman Allen Warren of sexual harassment has withdrawn her claim, saying in a statement Thursday she “regrets any negative impact her allegations may have had on Councilmember Warren or the city.” Delia Chacon, a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Convicted lobbyist sells Patrick J’s bar to pay legal, tax bills The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Convicted lobbyist sells Patrick J’s bar to pay legal, tax bills
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know John P. Raphael, a Columbus lobbyist... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
'Bold move': City seeks more votes for governing body members on JEDO boardIn what Mayor Larry Wolgast called a “bold move,” Topeka’s governing body on Tu
'Bold move': City seeks more votes for governing body members on JEDO board
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
In what Mayor Larry Wolgast called a “bold move,” Topeka’s governing body on Tuesday evening added wording to a proposed contract with Shawnee County calling for the number of city governing body members with voting rights on the Joint Economic... Read more
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Toronto Star
Father on trial for taking away his daughter’s cellphone found not guiltyMonths went by. Then, Jackson was mailed a citation for petty theft, a Class C
Father on trial for taking away his daughter’s cellphone found not guilty
Toronto Star / Posted 4 days ago
Months went by. Then, Jackson was mailed a citation for petty theft, a Class C misdemeanour. Court documents show that the city attorney’s office offered him a plea deal in exchange for the phone, according to WFAA. But Jackson got a lawyer and opted... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Dad arrested for taking daughter’s phone awayRonald Jackson. (CBS-DFW, YouTube) Dallas - A 36-year-old US man has been foun
Dad arrested for taking daughter’s phone away
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Ronald Jackson. (CBS-DFW, YouTube) Dallas - A 36-year-old US man has been found not guilty of property theft, after he was arrested and charged for taking away his daughter’s cell phone in an act of discipline, the Washington Post reported on... Read more
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Advocate Tribune
GF council calls for bids to demolish incomplete Skyline homeGF council calls for bids to demolish incomplete Skyline home It appears that
GF council calls for bids to demolish incomplete Skyline home
Advocate Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
GF council calls for bids to demolish incomplete Skyline home It appears that the 16-year long construction process of a once planned ‘dream home’ will be coming to a close following a vote to call for bids for the demolition the a two-story... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
“Tailgating” Crimes Rising Across The Country, Including Central Ohio No, it’s not that kind of tailgating we’re all used to for Buckeye games. It’
“Tailgating” Crimes Rising Across The Country, Including Central Ohio
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 8 days ago
No, it’s not that kind of tailgating we’re all used to for Buckeye games. It’s the act of stealing tailgates off pickup trucks, and it’s a disturbing new trend that has made its... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Vancouver Police Dept. receives $150,000 grantThe Vancouver Police Department has received a $150,000 Washington Traffic Safe
Vancouver Police Dept. receives $150,000 grant
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The Vancouver Police Department has received a $150,000 Washington Traffic Safety Commission grant to help reduce and prevent impaired driving deaths. A primary focus of the grant will be to have additional DUI enforcement in high crash areas... Read more
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The Newton Kansan
Police give more details in lawsuitNewton Police Department and several of its officers have been included, along
Police give more details in lawsuit
The Newton Kansan / Posted 9 days ago
Newton Police Department and several of its officers have been included, along with a number of other area law enforcement agencies, in a lawsuit related to a car chase and arrest in early 2014.The lawsuit, filed in Sedgwick County District Court,... Read more
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The Advocate
No opposition heard as council committee discusses easing city marijuana penaltiesA move to drop marijuana possession to, at worst, a ticketable offense in New O
No opposition heard as council committee discusses easing city marijuana penalties
The Advocate / Posted 9 days ago
A move to drop marijuana possession to, at worst, a ticketable offense in New Orleans drew no opposition from members of the City Council on Wednesday. Other members had few comments or questions during a Criminal Justice Committee meeting to... Read more
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WCTV Tallahassee
Tallahassee City Commission Approves New OrdinancesBy: WCTV Eyewitness NewsJanuary 27, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- At Wednesday's T
Tallahassee City Commission Approves New Ordinances
WCTV Tallahassee / Posted 10 days ago
By: WCTV Eyewitness NewsJanuary 27, 2016 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- At Wednesday's Tallahassee City Commission meeting, Commissioners voted to approve two new ordinances. The citywide ordinances involve new sound regulations and revisions to the... Read more
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The Advocate
No opposition heard as council committee discusses easing city marijuana penaltiesA move to drop marijuana possession to, at worst, a ticketable offense in New O
No opposition heard as council committee discusses easing city marijuana penalties
The Advocate / Posted 10 days ago
A move to drop marijuana possession to, at worst, a ticketable offense in New Orleans drew no opposition from members of the City Council on Wednesday. Other members had few comments or questions during a Criminal Justice Committee meeting to... Read more
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Orange County Register
Body camera shows man yelled 'I can't breathe' before deathOAKLAND – The family of a 51-year-old man who screamed 20 times that police wer
Body camera shows man yelled 'I can't breathe' before death
Orange County Register / Posted 10 days ago
OAKLAND – The family of a 51-year-old man who screamed 20 times that police were killing him last week settled a wrongful-death lawsuit with the city of Oakland. Hernan Jaramillo also repeatedly wailed that he couldn’t breathe before he died on July... Read more
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East Bay Express
Federal Judge Reinstates Court-Appointed Investigator to Examine Oakland’s Police Officer Discipline SystemConcerned that the City of Oakland hasn’t taken meaningful steps to fix problem
Federal Judge Reinstates Court-Appointed Investigator to Examine Oakland’s Police Officer Discipline System
East Bay Express / Posted 10 days ago
Concerned that the City of Oakland hasn’t taken meaningful steps to fix problems within its police officer discipline system, federal Judge Thelton Henderson reappointed an outside attorney yesterday to investigate the Oakland Police Department and... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Judge Weighs Challenge To San Diego Tourism PaymentsA Superior Court judge will soon decide if a nonprofit group has the right to c
Judge Weighs Challenge To San Diego Tourism Payments
KPBS San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
A Superior Court judge will soon decide if a nonprofit group has the right to challenge whether certain payments from hotel owners can be used to promote San Diego’s tourism industry. The hotel assessment being challenged is expected to generate... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Council Committee backs deal ending McCarthy’s dual rolesThe City Council’s Miscellaneous Matters Committee, following a lengthy, closed
Council Committee backs deal ending McCarthy’s dual roles
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
The City Council’s Miscellaneous Matters Committee, following a lengthy, closed-door discussion Monday, unanimously decided to pay McCarthy to quietly step down as Bridgeport’s deputy director of labor relations. The alternative would be a... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Faulconer wants $5B for street projectsSAN DIEGO – Mayor Kevin Faulconer Monday will ask San Diegans to allocate up to
Faulconer wants $5B for street projects
KGTV San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
SAN DIEGO – Mayor Kevin Faulconer Monday will ask San Diegans to allocate up to $5 billion for infrastructure projects over the next three decades. According to a news release, the mayor will request that the San Diego City Council place a measure... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ginther’s ethics proposal needs more teeth, some say The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal
Ginther’s ethics proposal needs more teeth, some say
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Columbus Mayor Andrew J. Ginther’s plan to address... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Mayor Advocates 'Rebuild San Diego' for June BallotMayor Kevin Faulconer are advocating the City take steps to put ‘Rebuild San Di
Mayor Advocates 'Rebuild San Diego' for June Ballot
NBC San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
Mayor Kevin Faulconer are advocating the City take steps to put ‘Rebuild San Diego’, a measure that would commit sales tax, general fund growth and pension reform savings for street, park and neighborhood upgrades over the next three decades, on the... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Election Code Amendments To Support More Civil Campaign Literature On the AgendaPosted: Sunday, January 24, 2016 – 4:18 PM By Victoria Talbot The Beverly Hil
Beverly Hills News – Election Code Amendments To Support More Civil Campaign Literature On the Agenda
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 13 days ago
Posted: Sunday, January 24, 2016 – 4:18 PM By Victoria Talbot The Beverly Hills City Council, responding to the uncivil atmosphere in last year’s School Board elections, will be reviewing possible amendments to local election regulations regarding... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento legal bill nearly $50,000 for Councilman Allen Warren investigationThe city of Sacramento has been billed nearly $50,000 by two law firms that inv
Sacramento legal bill nearly $50,000 for Councilman Allen Warren investigation
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 14 days ago
The city of Sacramento has been billed nearly $50,000 by two law firms that investigated an employee claim of sexual harassment against Councilman Allen Warren, according to invoices obtained by The Sacramento Bee under the Public Records Act. The... Read more
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KKTV 11 Colorado Springs
Local Police Union Responds to Pueblo ChiefTo join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Face
Local Police Union Responds to Pueblo Chief
KKTV 11 Colorado Springs / Posted 15 days ago
To join the conversation on this story and others, "like" our KKTV 11 News Facebook page! Friday a local police union in Pueblo released a rebuttal to a response by Police Chief Velez and City Manager Sam Azad, over a recent survey of Police... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
First Criminal Charges Filed Under Los Angeles, CA Drone LawTwo Men Accused Of Flying A UAV Near A Hospital The office of Los Angeles (CA)
First Criminal Charges Filed Under Los Angeles, CA Drone Law
The Aero-News Network / Posted 15 days ago
Two Men Accused Of Flying A UAV Near A Hospital The office of Los Angeles (CA) City Attorney Mike Feuer has filed two criminal cases against drone operators, the first under the City’s new ordinance restricting drone operation. “Operating a drone... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Unregistered Sex Offender Discovered Living in Serra MesaSerra Mesa residents who noticed a man taking pictures of children in the neigh
Unregistered Sex Offender Discovered Living in Serra Mesa
NBC San Diego / Posted 16 days ago
Serra Mesa residents who noticed a man taking pictures of children in the neighborhood soon found out the man was a convicted sex offender who had failed to register with police. When San Diego Police spoke with Daniel Lackey, he initially told them... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Convicted Sex Offender Guilty of Failing to RegisterA sex offender convicted of a crime in 1991 was found guilty of failing to regi
Convicted Sex Offender Guilty of Failing to Register
NBC San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
A sex offender convicted of a crime in 1991 was found guilty of failing to register as a sex offender, stemming from complaints that he was taking photographs of neighborhood children, the San Diego City Attorney’s office announced. Daniel Lackley,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Off The Hook? Mohamed Hadid Working To Resolve Criminal ChargesMohamed Hadid‘s legal issues could be headed toward a happy ending! His lawyer,
Off The Hook? Mohamed Hadid Working To Resolve Criminal Charges
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
Mohamed Hadid‘s legal issues could be headed toward a happy ending! His lawyer, DonaldRe, told RadarOnline.com that YolandaFoster‘s ex-husband will work with city officials to resolve the criminal case against him. Re told Radar, “My client, Mohamed... Read more
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Asian journal
An inside look at the life of LA Superior Court Judge Teresa MagnoAmid volumes of law books, several pieces of NBA memorabilia — from dolls of va
An inside look at the life of LA Superior Court Judge Teresa Magno
Asian journal / Posted 17 days ago
Amid volumes of law books, several pieces of NBA memorabilia — from dolls of various players to a large painting of Michael Jordan — sit on the shelves of Judge Teresa Magno’s office inside the courthouse in Compton, California. This contradiction... Read more
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Pasadena Weekly
Facing FactsMuch of the discussion about the proposed minimum wage law in Pasadena has focu
Facing Facts
Pasadena Weekly / Posted 23 days ago
Much of the discussion about the proposed minimum wage law in Pasadena has focused on the role of the restaurant industry. A handful of restaurant owners have been lobbying Mayor Terry Tornek and the City Council for over a year, trying to get them... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
JeffCo judge named to hear Blagg retrial A new Jefferson County judge to preside over Michael Blagg’s second trial in
JeffCo judge named to hear Blagg retrial
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
A new Jefferson County judge to preside over Michael Blagg’s second trial in his wife’s murder scored above average in all performance categories measured in a 2014 evaluation, while actively supporting a... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Should All Officials' Emails Be Public Record?If a person is subject to the state public records act, emails are too, no matt
Should All Officials' Emails Be Public Record?
NBC San Diego / Posted 24 days ago
If a person is subject to the state public records act, emails are too, no matter if they are sent using a personal device or a city cellphone, former San Diego City Councilwoman Donna Frye told the city’s Rules Committee Wednesday. Frye is active... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Bicyclist dies more than a month after Burbank crashBURBANK — A bicyclist injured in a crash involving a motor vehicle more than a
Bicyclist dies more than a month after Burbank crash
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 24 days ago
BURBANK — A bicyclist injured in a crash involving a motor vehicle more than a month ago in Burbank has died at a hospital, authorities said today. Henry Kuen, 63, of Los Angeles was injured at Magnolia Boulevard and Buena Vista Street about 2:25... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Sacramento won’t discuss investigation of sexual harassment claims against Councilman Allen WarrenAn outside law firm hired by the city of Sacramento has completed its investiga
Sacramento won’t discuss investigation of sexual harassment claims against Councilman Allen Warren
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 26 days ago
An outside law firm hired by the city of Sacramento has completed its investigation into a sexual harassment claim made last year against Councilman Allen Warren, but city officials are refusing to release documents related to the investigation or... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
L.A. County has joined L.A. City Attorney’s lawsuit against SoCalGas over gas leakLos Angeles County has joined a lawsuit filed by the L.A. City Attorney’s Offic
L.A. County has joined L.A. City Attorney’s lawsuit against SoCalGas over gas leak
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 26 days ago
Los Angeles County has joined a lawsuit filed by the L.A. City Attorney’s Office against Southern California Gas Company due to the gas leak above Porter Ranch that has reached its 80th day. City Attorney Mike Feuer made the announcement... Read more
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Orange County Register
Irvine council to consider dismantling Great Park Corp.IRVINE – City Council members on Tuesday will discuss whether to dissolve the G
Irvine council to consider dismantling Great Park Corp.
Orange County Register / Posted 26 days ago
IRVINE – City Council members on Tuesday will discuss whether to dissolve the Great Park Corp., an entity on which they serve that an Orange County grand jury last year referred to as a “shell corporation.” When created in 2003, the Great Park Corp.... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
New administrative judge to review Municipal Court 'top to bottom'After he takes his oath of office, Administrative Judge Jason Geier’s first ord
New administrative judge to review Municipal Court 'top to bottom'
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
After he takes his oath of office, Administrative Judge Jason Geier’s first order of business will be a “top to bottom review” of the Topeka Municipal Court based on a 2015 audit. “If something is not working efficiently, (I will) see what... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
The People vs. Martin GonzalezYou think that guy living next door who lets his dog bark at midnight is a bad
The People vs. Martin Gonzalez
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 27 days ago
You think that guy living next door who lets his dog bark at midnight is a bad neighbor? Try living near the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and 24thAvenue in South Oak Park. For at least the past decade, that little slice of working... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Garbage, rats and rot -- what can the city do?Next door to new upscale townhouses and well-kept century-old homes is a corner
Garbage, rats and rot -- what can the city do?
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted 29 days ago
Next door to new upscale townhouses and well-kept century-old homes is a corner lot with a dilapidated house described by one neighbor as a "festering eyesore." The tenant, a man who has lived in the home for more than a decade, has left piles of... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
LA County Coroner lieutenant arrested on suspicion of sexual battery, harassment of coworkerA 46-year-old man who has worked for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office fo
LA County Coroner lieutenant arrested on suspicion of sexual battery, harassment of coworker
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 30 days ago
A 46-year-old man who has worked for the Los Angeles County coroner’s office for nine years was arrested Thursday on suspicion of inappropriately touching a fellow employee at their workplace and sending her unwanted obscene images. Coroner’s Lt.... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Dispute grows over shingle pile at Far East Side salvage company The pile of asphalt shingles behind Green Earth Recycling has grown to more t
Dispute grows over shingle pile at Far East Side salvage company
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 30 days ago
The pile of asphalt shingles behind Green Earth Recycling has grown to more than 20 feet tall since summer, something that neighbors say is alarming and must be against city code. In... Read more

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