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LA Officers Sue Over Alleged Ticket Quotas

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Ten Los Angeles police officers say they were penalized for refusing to meet quotas for writing traffic tickets. In a lawsuit filed last week in Superior Court, the officers said punishments included being denied overtime and given bad performance reviews, the Los Angeles Times reported. All the plaintiffs are […]

St. Louis Sewers To Get $4.7B Upgrade

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Aug. 4 (UPI) — The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District has agreed to spend $4.7 billion during the next 23 years to upgrade its system, federal officials said Thursday. The Department of Justice and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement of a lawsuit filed in 2007. Improvements to treatment plants and […]

Shell Moves Forward In Gulf, Arctic

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Shell has received approval from U.S. regulators for a development well in the Gulf of Mexico and exploration in the Beaufort Sea. The well in the gulf is to be in water 4,000 feet deep 140 miles southeast of New Orleans, The Washington Post reported Thursday. The Bureau of Ocean […]

Historic Warship Docks For Last Time

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Hundreds of people were on hand Thursday to welcome the USS Cleveland as it pulled into the Naval Base Sane Diego at the end of its final mission. The third-oldest ship in the Navy will be docked in San Diego until its formal decommissioning ceremony. Most of those on […]

Report: Romney PAC Got Mysterious $1M

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A company that incorporated in March gave $1 million to Mitt Romney’s U.S. presidential campaign before going out of business in July, records show. MSNBC reported the company, W Spann LLC, left no records of officers or business activities during its brief life span. It donated money in April to […]

’87 EPA Report Shows Fracking Problems

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A 1987 report by U.S. regulators on groundwater contamination in West Virginia shows hydraulic fracturing for gas is not safe, an environmental group says. The Environmental Working Group, based in Washington, released a report Wednesday on the process, known generally as fracking, titled “Cracks in the Facade,” the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette […]

Man Arrested For Shooting Raccoons

COSTA MESA, Calif., Aug. 4 (UPI) — A Costa Mesa, Calif., man was arrested on suspicion of shooting two raccoons, police say. Samuel K. Gregory, who allegedly shot a mother and baby raccoon, could be charged with cruelty to animals, a felony, the Los Angeles Times reported. The two raccoons were brought to All Creatures […]

4 Sentenced For Killing Couple

PENSACOLA, Fla., Aug. 4 (UPI) — Four men who admitted participating in the killing of a Florida couple during a home invasion and robbery were sentenced Thursday to prison terms. Leonard Patrick Gonzalez Sr., Gary Lamont Sumner Jr., Rakeem Chavez Florence and Frederick Lee Thornton Jr. all pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. At the sentencing, […]

4 Former Soldiers Sentenced To 6,060 Years

GUATEMALA CITY, Aug. 4 (UPI) — Former members of the Guatemalan army were each sentenced to 6,060 years in prison for 201 deaths in a 1982 massacre during the Guatemalan Civil War. Lt. Carlos Antonio Carias and special forces soldiers Manuel Pop Sun, Reyes Collin Gualip and Daniel Martinez were each sentenced to 30 years […]

Toy Truck Saves Soldiers From Bomb

KABUL, Afghanistan, Aug. 4 (UPI) — A U.S. Army sergeant says a radio-controlled toy truck given to him by his brother saved the lives of six fellow soldiers in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Christopher Fessenden said he’s been using the tiny truck, equipped with a miniature video camera, to run ahead on patrol and look for […]

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