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Los Angeles Police Commission Comes to Town

Most Harbor Area residents missed the historic Los Angeles Police Commission meeting held at Peck Park on April Fool's Day.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Pedro, CA, Music

Wed Apr 16, 2014

KABC LA

Trio of 'pimps' busted in multimillion-dollar Compton prostitution ring

A trio of "pimps" who controlled a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring in Compton were arrested, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced.

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Related Topix: Compton, CA, Inglewood, CA

My Mother Lode

Police: Nearly 100 burglaries tied to theft ring

A statement from the Signal Hill Police Department said police were taking members of the suspected "liquor theft crew" into custody Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Signal Hill, CA, Orange County, CA

KEPR CBS 19

Firetruck rams California eatery; 15 injured

Fifteen people were injured, including at least five firefighters, when two firetrucks collided in a Los Angeles suburb Wednesday, sending one careening across a sidewalk and into a restaurant.

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Related Topix: Monterey Park, CA, Alhambra, CA

Patch.com

Man Found Burned, Bound, Naked Beside I-605

A man who was found burned, bound and naked beside the San Gabriel River Freeway in the Industry area died at a hospital today.

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Related Topix: Industry, CA, Pomona, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

2 fire trucks collide in Monterey Park, one person critically injured

Two fire trucks collided Wednesday sending one of the vehicles into a restaurant Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Monterey Park, CA, Fire, Alhambra, CA

The Daily Breeze

District attorney confirms probe into high pay of Centinela Valley school leader

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office confirmed Wednesday that it has launched an investigation into the hefty compensation for Jose Fernandez, the Centinela Valley high school district superintendent who has been placed on paid leave .

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Lawndale, CA, Hawthorne, CA, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Ladera Heights, CA

My Mother Lode

School district shakeup after high pay revealed

A Southern California school district board has voted to replace its president and appoint a new interim superintendent to replace Jose Fernandez, who was placed on paid leave after coming under fire for his outsized compensation.

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Related Topix: Education Etc.

The Economist

Los Angeles: Clipped wings

LIKE protagonists in a Hollywood movie, Los Angeles seems always to be hurtling towards triumph or disaster.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA

Norwalk Citizen News

Former California city leader to be sentenced

Residents of the modest, blue collar city of Bell on the edge of Los Angeles say no sentence would be too long for a former official convicted of masterminding a corruption scandal that nearly bankrupted the city.

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Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Prison

Pasadena Star-News

Sheriffa s deputies search for missing man with dementia in San Gabriel

Los Angeles County Temple Sheriff's Station is searching for a critical missing male adult, sheriff's officials said in a press release.

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Related Topix: San Gabriel, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Whittier Daily News

Burned, bound man found lying on northbound 605 Freeway

A man was found lying on the freeway Tuesday partially bound at his feet and hands and badly burned, Sgt.

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Related Topix: Baldwin Park, CA

Press-Telegram

With all votes counted, turnout on Long Beach election night increases

LONG BEACH >> A week after the primary election, the City Clerk's office is preparing to audit its count of votes in preparation of certifying the results.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

The Modesto Bee

Former fire chief pleads no contest to radio theft

Los Angeles County prosecutors say former Compton Battalion Chief Marcel Dione Melanson entered the no contest plea Tuesday to arson and embezzlement.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

San Bernardino County Sun

Southern California housing market shows two sides in March

Southern California's housing market took on a split personality in March with sales stuck near a six-year low while prices hit a six-year high, a market tracker said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: San Bernardino County, CA

The Modesto Bee

Man convicted in stabbing of transients gets life

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says 58-year-old Domingo Linares Rodas received two consecutive life sentences on Monday.

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Related Topix: Modesto, CA

CBS Local

Sheriff: 3 Lancaster Teens Arrested For Throwing Eggs At Homeless Woman As She Prayed

Authorities have arrested three Antelope Valley teens for throwing raw eggs at an elderly homeless woman as she prayed, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Lancaster, CA

Patch.com

Blood Moon Rising: How to Watch Tonight's Total Lunar Eclipse

Originally posted at 1:07 p.m. April 14, 2014. Edited to add video. By Jaimie Cura The lunar eclipse on April 15 is being referred to as a blood moon eclipse and if you're like me, you're probably wondering why.

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Breitbart.com

Female Flash Mob Steals $20k of Sunglasses

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department released surveillance video in hopes of tracking down a group of women who stole more than $20,000 worth of sunglasses from a Valencia store using a "flash mob" technique.

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Patch.com

Man Shot in Argument at Azusa Bar

A gunman allegedly shot and critically wounded another man Sunday during an argument in a bar near Azusa, and was himself shot and wounded by a security guard, a Los Angeles County sheriff's sergeant said today.

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Related Topix: Azusa, CA

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