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Suspect In Killing Of Whittier Officer Was Arrested 5 Times For Probation Violations, Authorities Say

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California’s efforts to ease overcrowding in state prisons did not lead to an early release of a gang member accused of killing a police officer and wounding another but may have shortened the amount of time he was locked up for repeated probation violations. 588 more words

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California Prison Officials: Whittier Suspect Was Not Released Early

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) – A convicted felon authorities believe killed a Whittier police officer Monday in a shootout “was not released from state prison early,” the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) said Tuesday. 643 more words

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Suspect in Killing of Whittier Police Officer Was Not Released From Prison Early, State Says

The 26-year-old felon suspected of fatally shooting a Whittier police officer was not released from state prison early, the state corrections department announced Tuesday, contradicting earlier statements from police and sheriff’s officials. 734 more words

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'Known Gang Member' Suspected of Killing Police Officer in Whittier, Cousin in East L.A.

The man suspected of killing a police officer in Whittier and his own cousin in East Los Angeles was identified on Tuesday afternoon as 26-year-old Michael Christopher Mejia, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. 1,037 more words

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Slain Whittier Officer's Body Taken in Law Enforcement Procession to Rose Hills Memorial Park

A procession accompanied the body of a slain Whittier police officer from the Orange County coroner’s office in Santa Ana to Rose Hills cemetery in Whittier on Tuesday afternoon. 518 more words

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Early Release Laws Under Scrutiny Following Whittier Officer’s Death

Early release laws passed by California voters are under scrutiny after a known gang member shot and killed a Whittier Police officer Monday. Courtney Friel reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 24 more words

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Escape to...Hotel Captain Cook| Anchorage, Alaska

Located in the heart of downtown Anchorage, Alaska’s Hotel Captain Cook is a perfect basecamp for adventure, offering the best cultural, retail and natural highlights just steps from your door. 224 more words

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