If your union or employee rights organization asked you to participate in a sick-out/blue flu to support an employee rights issue, would you do it, even if it put your job in jeopardy?
What started as a celebration of the Lakers' NBA Championship turned ugly when some revelers in downtown Los Angeles sparked fires, vandalized cars and buildings, set off fireworks, looted stores and clashed with police.
Minutes after the shooting at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, uniformed NYPD officers appeared outside New York's memorial.
The suspect, whom authorities have identified as James W. von Brunn, operated an anti-Semitic Web site pushing a book purporting to be an "expose of the Jew conspiracy to destroy the white gene-pool."
Tim Fitch was named the new St. Louis County police chief this afternoon, taking over for the retiring Jerry Lee.
The proposed cut was tucked away in a list of state laws, known as mandates, that would be suspended if Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's latest budget revisions are adopted. It would have saved California $1 million.