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Mexican Drug Cartels Smuggling Oil into U.S.

U.S. refineries bought millions of dollars worth of oil stolen from Mexican government pipelines and smuggled across the border, the U.S. Justice Department told The Associated Press – illegal operations now led by Mexican drug cartels expanding their reach.

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SoundOff Signal Acquires Exclusive License Rights to 911EP Products

SoundOff Signal, a leading manufacturer of lighting and safety products for emergency, bus, and commercial vehicles, announced that it has contracted with Safariland to assume responsibility for the sales, marketing, manufacturing, distribution, and service of the 911EP product line. This license agreement also extends to the related 911EP trademarks and technology.

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Dormitory Burns in Prison Riot

A dormitory burned down and 55 inmates were taken to hospitals after a riot touched off by fighting among Latino and African American prisoners shut down a 1,300-man unit of a Southern California prison, the Los Angeles Times reports.

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Female Officer Sues NorCal Department

Officer Lisa Capocci says in the suit that the Concord Police Department, Chief David Livingston and other unnamed superior officers in the department discriminated against her after she complained that her supervisor was sending messages like "I love you" through the computer messaging system in her patrol car, MercuryNews.com reports.

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Bratton's Exit Poses a Major Challenge for LAPD

Bratton's Exit Poses a Major Challenge for LAPD

Chief William Bratton's announcement that he will leave the Los Angeles Police Department in the fall has surprised police and city leaders, who must replace a leader who bolstered a law enforcement agency reeling from the Rampart corruption scandal.