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3 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News

Los Angeles County reports first death of West Nile virus season

A San Fernando Valley man in his 60s is the first person in Los Angeles County to die from West Nile virus this season, the local department of public health announced Friday.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus

7 hrs ago | KLAL-FM Little Rock

Cee Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Dosing Woman with Ecstasy

Cee Lo Green has pleaded no contest to secretly giving a woman the drug Ecstasy at a Los Angeles restaurant in the summer of 2012, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office announced on Friday.

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Related Topix: Cee Lo Green, Hip-Hop, Drugs

11 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

Sheriffa s Department launches internal probe of distracted deputy...

Milton Olin Jr., an entertainment attorney and former Napster executive who was killed Dec. 8, 2013 after his bicycle was struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff's patrol car.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Calabasas, CA

15 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Two women arrested in fatal beating of man at Metro Blue Line station

Two women have been arrested in connection with the beating death of a 65-year-old man on a Metro Blue Line train platform in June, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Willowbrook, CA

19 hrs ago | Patch.com

North Hollywood Man Charged with Trying to Kill a CHP Officer in High-Speed Chase

A pursuit suspect charged with trying to kill a peace officer for taking a U-turn and allegedly driving toward a California Highway Patrol officer remained jailed today while awaiting a Sept.

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Related Topix: North-Hollywood, CA, Agoura Hills, CA

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Public cannot see extensive license plate database kept by LAPD, LASD, judge rules

LOS ANGELES >> A superior court judge blocked the release of a law enforcement database containing millions of Angelenos' license plates this week as the information could allow stalkers and criminals to track victims and police patrols, according to his ruling.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, ACLU

The Daily Breeze

5 new fried food bites, plus healthy options at the Los Angeles County Fair

At the Los Angeles County Fair in 2013, 25,000 deep-fried Oreos were devoured, as were 4,350 pounds of 10-Pound Buns and 12,000 bacon-wrapped pickles.

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Related Topix: Cake, Baked Goods, Life, Dessert, Recipes, Vegetables

KIDK CBS 3

Singer Ray J takes plea deal in battery case

Ray J Norwood pleaded no contest to trespassing to settle charges that he grabbed a woman's buttocks, smashed a police car window and spat on a cop, a prosecutor said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Ray J, Black Entertainment, R-N-B, Kim Kardashian, Hot Chicks, Entertainment

Examiner.com

Owner surrenders 15-year-old Pomeranian to busy animal control

"Sasha," a 15-year-old Pomeranian, had a family and a home until this week - but today, the elderly dog is just another homeless dog in need behind the bars of her kennel run at a busy animal control facility in southern California.

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Related Topix: Carson, CA, Gardena, CA, August, CA

KMPH-TV Fresno

Body found in Lakewood freeway drainage well

Sheriff's homicide detectives are investigating the discovery of a body in a drainage well on a Los Angeles County freeway.

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CBS Local

Suspected Serial Shooter To Appear In Court On Murder, Attempted Murder Charges

A Sylmar man suspected in the Sunday morning killings of three people in the San Fernando Valley was scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on murder and attempted murder charges in separate shootings in the Pacoima area and West Hollywood.

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Related Topix: Sylmar, CA, Pacoima, CA

Los Angeles Times

Man charged with murder says he didn't know his dogs could kill

Defendant Alex Donald Jackson listens to testimony at his trial in the death of a woman who was mauled by his pit bulls.

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Related Topix: Littlerock, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Redlands Daily Facts

Fairplex in Pomona prepares for the start of the Los Angeles County Fair

Alfonzo Rodriguez sets up the Bank-A-Ball game in preparation for Friday's opening of the 2014 Los Angeles County Fair Wednesday at Fairplex in Pomona.

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Related Topix: Pomona, CA

Whittier Daily News

Gov. Jerry Brown announces support for $330-million film tax credit bill

Gov. Jerry Brown announced Wednesday that he will back a plan to triple the amount of state tax incentives provided to entertainment productions that shoot in California.

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Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Pacoima, CA

Press-Telegram

Chick-fil-A testing new breakfast items in the Inland Empire

Last week, Chick-fil-A began a limited-time test of new breakfast entrées in the Inland Empire.

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Related Topix: Breakfast, Life, Food, Meat, Chicken, Dining, Bell, CA

Mirror.co.uk

'Serial killer' arrested after eight shot in Los Angeles

A man initially arrested for animal cruelty is a serial killer responsible for at least four fatal shootings, police in Los Angeles said today.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Violent Crime

Pasadena Star-News

L.A. County Supervisor Michael Antonovich asks for full report on use ...

Following a recent report from this news organization on the use of psychotropic medication on foster youth, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael Antonovich on Tuesday asked two key departments to report back on the frequency of such drugs to treat mental health issues.

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Whittier Daily News

Los Angeles police, sheriffa s scan over 3 million license plates a week

A county judge is expected to decide this week whether the Los Angeles Police Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department must turn over weeks worth of data from cameras on cruisers and fixed locations throughout the county that automatically scan and save information from more than 3 million license plates per week.

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Related Topix: ACLU

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Press-Telegram

Los Angeles County Sheriffa s Deputy injured in Lynwood shooting

Paramedics were sent to the 12000 block of Santa Fe Avenue shortly after 1 p.m. on a report of a deputy-involved shooting, said county fire Inspector Rick Flores.

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Related Topix: Lynwood, CA

Daily Journal

Suspect in fatal shootings charged with murder

The Los Angeles County district attorney's office said 34-year-old Alexander Hernandez of Sylmar was charged with capital murder for killing 48-year-old Gildardo Morales as he drove his pickup truck to work on Aug. 21 in Pacoima.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Sylmar, CA

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