DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) - The Dothan, Ala., Personnel Board expects to take a few weeks to decide what could be a landmark case involving the use of social media by police. The board held a hearing yesterday in the case of Cpl. Raemonica Carney. She turned to the board after she was suspended for 10 days without pay and put on probation for two years for Facebook posts that appeared favorable to former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner. Dorner was accused of killing four people before apparently killing himself in a burning cabin in February.
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) - LA County sheriff's deputies have killed a man they say pointed a gun at them during a chase in Compton lasr night. Authorities say deputies answering a call for shots fired saw a black Pontiac speeding away from the scene and chased it to a dead-end where a man with a gun got out, ran, before turning around and pointing the gun at them. His name hasn't been released.
JULIAN, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters are making progress against a 1,500-acre wildfire burning in a remote area of eastern San Diego County. Authorities say the blaze east of Julian is 60% contained. No homes are threatened. The fire began yesterday afternoon. The cause remains under investigation.
JURUPA VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - The former president of a local Southern California PTA has been charged with grand theft for allegedly stealing $20,000 raised from children's candy bar sales. The Riverside Press-Enterprise says Patricia Gledhill has pleaded not guilty to two felony counts. Gledhill was PTA president last year for Stone Avenue Elementary School in Jurupa (huh-ROO'-puh) Valley.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.