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Less-lethal weapons get new interest amid police shootings

...enforcement agencies in the U.S. and six in Canada have purchased the projectiles, including SWAT units of the Los Angeles County and Sacramento County Sheriff's Departments in California, and police departments in East Hartford, Connecticut...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-27/less-lethal-weapons-get-ne
Investigators to recommend Caitlyn Jenner face manslaughter

...unsafe for the prevailing road conditions" because her SUV rear-ended a Lexus, pushing it into oncoming traffic, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokeswoman Nicole Nishida said.Jenner was hauling an off-road vehicle on a trailer behind...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-08-20/investigators-recommend-ca
Los Angeles sues Wells Fargo, alleging fraud by employees

...restitution for affected customers. The newspaper didn't say how many violations were alleged. If the suit prevails in Los Angeles County Superior Court, it would apply to all county residents and possibly some customers farther away, City Attorney...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-05/los-angeles-sues-wells-far
US home rental prices rise again in June

...150 a month to rent a one-bedroom apartment with a broken dishwashing machine in Culver City, which is part of Los Angeles County.The 26-year old is focused on paying down her college and credit card debts, which means that she will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-30/us-home-rental-prices-rise
Minimally sustainable

...maids, dishwashers and fast-food workers are paid $15 an hour keeps getting more outrageous.New York state and Los Angeles County have separately passed wage laws that will phase in a $15-an-hour minimum wage over the next several years...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2015-07-27/minimally-sustainable
Higher minimum-wage proposals gain ground on both coasts

...increases that eventually will take their minimum wage to $15 an hour, or about $31,200 a year. On Tuesday, Los Angeles County, the nation's most populous county, voted to craft a law to do the same over five years.In New York, the state...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/national/2015-07-23/higher-minimum-wage-propos
Chargers' Antonio Gates suspended for four games

...1968 through 1977, died Thursday from cancer.He was elected in 2007 to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. UCLA : Los Angeles County prosecutors have declined to charge rap mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs with felony assault and battery on a UCLA intern...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-07-02/chargers-antonio-gates-su
Martin St. Louis retiring from NHL after 16 seasons

...stemming from a domestic violence incident with his wife after a Halloween party.Voynov entered the plea Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court to a count of corporal injury to a spouse. Lawyers said terms of the plea call for three years of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-07-02/martin-st-louis-retiring-n
Columbus snaps losing skid against Florida

...guilty to a felony charge of domestic violence against his wife.Voynov entered the plea at his arraignment Monday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. His preliminary hearing was scheduled for Dec. 15.Prosecutors sought a no-contact order between...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-12-01/columbus-snaps-losing-skid
Canadiens top Blues, extend lead in Eastern Conference

...after winning 10 of 11.KINGS: Defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence on Thursday by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.Voynov faces one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2014-11-20/canadiens-top-blues-extend