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DOJ puts hold on Zimmerman’s gun as it pursues civil rights investigation

Civil rights attorney John Burris, who helped Rodney King win his civil suit against the Los Angeles Police Department, says the move shows the Justice Department is taking its investigation into possible civil rights violations seriously.Full story

Some protests have turned violent in response to Zimmerman verdict

  The LAPD is promising “a strict posture” toward any continuing protests on Tuesday in response to the Zimmerman verdict. MSNBC analyst Bill Bratton outlines the procedure the LAPD will implement.

Zimmerman protest turns violent in Los Angeles

The LAPD declared an “unlawful assembly” in the Crenshaw area, which meant the protesters must disperse or face arrest. Over 300 officers were deployed and more than a dozen people arrested. Full story

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Los Angeles to replace women's pickup shot up in Dorner manhunt

After manhunt, L.A. police again have an image problem

Fire where fugitive ex-cop was sought not set intentionally: police

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  LAPD family describes stress under protection during Dorner manhunt

LAPD Capt. Phil Tingirides and LAPD Sgt. Emada Tingirides recalled fearful and anxious days under police protection, after their eight-member family was targeted by former LAPD officer Christopher Dorner. 

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