• Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Nov. 27 LOUD PARTY 12:02 a.m. – Officer dispatched to South 17th Street and West Booker Avenue in reference to a loud…

  • Protesters make their way up North Michigan Avenue on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, in Chicago as community activists and labor leaders hold a demonstration billed as a "march for justice"  in the wake of the release of video showing an officer fatally shooting Laquan McDonald. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

    Protest over Chicago teen’s shooting ties up retail district

    CHICAGO (AP) — Hundreds of protesters blocked store entrances and shut down traffic in Chicago’s ritziest shopping district on Black Friday to draw attention to the 2014 police killing of a black teenager who was shot 16 times by a white officer.

  • In this Sunday Nov. 22, 2015, file photo, provided by the New York Police Department, police stage a drill simulating an attack in an abandoned subway station in New York. Since the Paris attacks, U.S. police officials and security experts have been hammering home the hard realities of so-called "active shooter" incidents. Officials believe the best chance to preserve life is for ordinary police officers not to hesitate to charge in and kill the attackers. (New York Police Department via AP, File)

    New normal: US police respond to harsh reality of extremism

    NEW YORK (AP) — After the Columbine High School massacre in 1999 and the Mumbai attack in 2008, police departments across the United States adopted a new mindset on how to deal with what they call “active shooter” incidents in which people are trapped in restaurants, theaters or other soft targets.

  • Chicago police officers line up outside the District 1 central headquarters at 17th and State streets, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, during a protest for 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, who was fatally shot and killed in October 2014 in Chicago. Chicago police Officer Jason Van Dyke was charged Tuesday with first-degree murder in the killing. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

    News Guide: Protests of Chicago teen’s shooting continue

    CHICAGO (AP) — Several hundred protesters again amassed on the streets of Chicago in response to the city’s release of a squad-car video showing a white police officer fatally shooting a black teenager.

  • This photo taken Nov. 18, 2015 shows a close-up of a lawsuit filed by North Carolina state troopers who argue that the state reneged on pay raises that were promised to them when they were hired. Troopers say the situation has caused them financial hardship, forcing some to work second jobs and others to accept food stamps or other government assistance. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed)

    Troopers on food stamps, taking second jobs amid pay fight

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State troopers suing North Carolina for millions of dollars in back pay say the state’s broken promises have forced them into tough spots: working second jobs, moving in with parents, even going on food stamps.

  • Police: Shooting kills 1, wounds 3 outside Fenway Park

    BOSTON (AP) — Police have tightened security around Boston’s iconic Fenway Park after one person was killed and three others wounded in an early morning shooting.

  • Public Record

    ARTESIA POLICE DEPARTMENT Nov. 25 ARREST 2:04 a.m. – Eliseo C. Catano, 45, of Artesia, arrested and charged with failure to pay fines. SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY…

  • Community swimming pool tabled by council

    The citizens of Artesia will have to continue waiting if they hope to see a community swimming pool any time in the near future. Councilor…

  • Lamon Reccord, right, stares and yells at a Chicago police officer "Shoot me 16 times" as he and others march through Chicago's Loop Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, one day after murder charges were brought against police officer Jason Van Dyke in the killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Chicago awaits more protests over police shooting

    CHICAGO (AP) — Small groups of demonstrators gathered throughout the day Wednesday to protest the death of a black teen shot 16 times by a white police officer, and they urged supporters to join them in trying to shut down Chicago’s famous Michigan Avenue shopping district during the Black Friday shopping bonanza.

  • Two men arrested in connection with burglary

    Two Artesia men were taken into custody Sunday in connection with a recent burglary in the 1000 block of Missouri Avenue. Daryl S. Carson, 26,…