Los Angeles police commissioners on Tuesday issued a mixed ruling in the shooting of an unarmed black man by two patrolmen, largely approving of one officer's actions while finding that the other had violated department policy. The decision followed a tense administrative hearing into the shooting death of 25-year-old Ezell Ford last Aug. 11. One man was arrested outside the meeting room for interfering with a police officer, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.
Apple is striking a power chord with a new music service in a bid to drown out offerings from established players such as Spotify, Deezer, YouTube and Pandora. "All of these companies have a huge head start on Apple and Apple will have to convince users to switch," said Edison Investment Research analyst Richard Windsor. Apple Music will do likewise, while also adding real people who design playlists based on artists or genres.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's state Supreme Court ruled that it will not force the state to increase contributions to the pension funds for public workers, handing a court victory to Gov. Chris Christie as he considers whether to seek the Republican presidential nomination next year.
Four people, including two policemen, were wounded in the exchange, according to the Health Ministry.