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Whit Johnson Official Biography
Whit Johnson is an award-winning journalist who joins ABC News from KNBC where he was a co-anchor on the weekday morning show, “Today in LA,” and general assignment reporter. Whit and the morning team won the coveted Golden Mike award last year for “Best Daytime News Broadcast.” Johnson has
California Artist Honors Slain Officers With Beer Labels
Two California police officers killed in the line of duty will be memorialized in an atypical way: on a beer bottle. Graphic artist Chris Hernandez has teamed up with the Wicks Brewing Co. to create two signature beer bottles honoring Riverside police Officer Michael Crain...
6 Police Misconduct Settlements Worth Millions
When police abuse their authority everyone loses. Victims may get hurt or even lose their life, police damage their credibility and taxpayers end up shouldering huge payouts to victims and their families. Last week, the Los Angeles Police Department settled a lawsuit brought against it by two women
What's Wrong With Fake Accounts for Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev? A Lot
Today, the moment a suspect's name is published in relation to a major crime, media outlets and news consumers alike begin to search for what digital trace this person may have left, often hoping to be the first to discover some morsel of information that could offer some insight into the whys and
Gun Owned by Christopher Dorner to be Auctioned
A handgun once owned by Christopher Dorner is being auctioned online by a Las Vegas pawn shop owner. Dorner, the former police officer charged in a series of shooting attacks on Los Angeles Police Department officers and their families in February, sold the .38 revolver...
Groups Balk at Paying $1.3 Million Cop Killer Reward
When ex-cop Christopher Dorner was hunting down Los Angeles police and their families, more than $1 million in reward money was raised for help in his capture and conviction. Now that there are two sets of claims to the reward money, the groups that pledged...
California Camp Ranger Wants $1M Dorner Reward
A California camp ranger who was carjacked by fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner is seeking the $1.2 million reward for Dorner’s capture, according to the Los Angeles Times. Dorner, accused of killing four people and threatening the lives of several dozen more, died following a standoff...
Did Dorner Have Legitimate Complaints Against LAPD ?
The manhunt for fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner ended when the cabin where he'd taken refuge during a shootout with police burst into flames and burned to the ground. The alleged killer remained inside and died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to officials. No one will
Christopher Dorner Autopsy: Cause of Death Was Single Gunshot to Head
Authorities Said the Wound That Took Dorner's Life Appeared to Be Self Inflicted
Quotes of the Week: 'I Will Probably Flush the Toilet 10 Times Just Because I Can.'
It was a busy news week, both on land at sea. What was supposed to be a relaxing vacation turned into a nightmare for passengers on the Carnival Triumph, who spent days drifting on the powerless boat. On dry land, Pope Benedict's resignation, the manhunt for a fugitive ex-cop and murder charges