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  1. Filmmaker Polanski's lawyers seek sex crime case d...Read the original story

    Tuesday | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski are seeking to have a case involving a 1977 charge of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl dismissed, U.S. newspapers reported on Tuesday. Polanski's lawyers are seeking a hearing to decide whether misconduct and a "false" extradition request sent by the U.S. Justice Department to the Polish government on Oct. 28 requires the case to be dismissed, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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  2. To woo Hollywood, L.A. to extend fee waivers to fi...Read the original story

    Tuesday Dec 2 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The Los Angeles city council approved measures on Tuesday to keep coveted film and TV production in the city by extending fee waivers to shoot on municipal property, including City Hall, which has served as a location for TV's "Scandal" and "Newsroom" and the movie "Gangster Squad." By a 15-0 vote, the council also approved a plan to streamline the film-location permit process among city departments and keep better records, create a customer survey for production company feedback and build a database of city properties available for filming.

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  3. Remains of missing Hollywood executive identifiedRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    California authorities have positively identified the remains of a Hollywood studio executive who disappeared in mysterious circumstances in 2012, officials said on Wednesday. Hikers near Palmdale, some 60 miles north of Los Angeles, discovered human remains on Oct. 26 which were later identified as those of 20th Century Fox film distribution executive Gavin Smith, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Nicole Nishida.

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  4. California schools chief re-elected in race that b...Read the original story

    Nov 5, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    California's union-backed schools superintendent has won re-election, defeating a challenger who called for tying teacher pay to student performance and a reshaping of tenure rules in an expensive race that emerged as a referendum on education reform. According to state election figures, incumbent Tom Torlakson won 52 percent of the vote on Tuesday, compared with 48 percent for Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive who ran as an education reformer and enjoyed support from several wealthy donors.

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  5. California man charged with capital murder of Saud...Read the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A 28-year-old man was charged on Monday with murdering a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found last week alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, Los Angeles prosecutors said. Agustin Rosendo Fernandez could be eligible for the death penalty if he is found guilty of murdering 23-year-old Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi during a robbery and carjacking in Palm Desert, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said in a statement.

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  6. Two arrested in death of Saudi student in Californ...Read the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Two people have been arrested in the death of a college student from Saudi Arabia whose remains were found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city, the Los Angeles Times reported Sunday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda on Sept.

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  7. California police identify remains of missing Saud...Read the original story

    Oct 17, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Police said on Friday they had identified the remains of a man found alongside a freeway in a Southern California desert city as those of a college student from Saudi Arabia who went missing in September. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda on Sept.

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  8. FBI assisting search for Saudi college student mis...Read the original story

    Oct 3, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The FBI has joined the search for a college student from Saudi Arabia who went missing from his Southern California home last month and has not been seen since, a spokeswoman for the agency said on Friday. Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, was last seen at his home in the Los Angeles suburb of Reseda at around noon on Sept.

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  9. Water main break floods West Hollywood street, for...Read the original story

    Sep 26, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A large water pipe burst under the Los Angeles suburb of West Hollywood on Friday, flooding the famed Sunset Strip and forcing authorities to shut down the thoroughfare to vehicle traffic during the evening rush hour. The 36-inch underground pipe burst around 2:15 p.m. local time , spraying as much as 9,600 gallons of water a minute onto Sunset Boulevard at its peak, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spokeswoman Kim Hughes said.

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  10. Fraternity at Los Angeles university disbands afte...Read the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A fraternity at a Los Angeles university has agreed to disband due to the hazing-related death of a 19-year-old pledge who collapsed in the heat on a hike after his group ran out of water, the school's president said on Friday. The college, California State University, Northridge, was rocked by the July death of Armando Villa, who was "pledging" or joining a chapter of the Pi Kappa Phi fraternity and was made to hike in the Angeles National Forest.

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  11. Marilyn Monroe sex film to be kept privateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    An employee of Butterfields auction house displays a copy of a model release signed by Marilyn Monore in front of one of the photographs of Monroe during a Hollywood photo shoot in 1949, in Los Angeles, March 22, 2001.

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  12. Suspect in L.A. drive-by killings charged with two...Read the original story

    Aug 26, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A man arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of committing three apparently random shotgun slayings within a single hour on Sunday was formally charged on Tuesday with two other shootings, one of them fatal, police and prosecutors said.

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  13. Man arrested for shooting dogs suspected in three ...Read the original story

    Aug 25, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A 34-year-old man who was arrested after shooting two dogs over the weekend is also considered a suspect in three homicides committed within an hour across Los Angeles' sprawling San Fernando Valley, police said on Monday.

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  14. Hip-hop mogul Suge Knight shot in Los AngelesRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Hip-hop music mogul Suge Knight was shot and injured early on Sunday morning at a nightclub in West Hollywood in an incident involving several victims, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

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  15. Floor of UCLA's famed Pauley Pavilion to be replac...Read the original story

    Aug 1, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The wooden floor of UCLA's famed Pauley Pavilion, which recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, will be replaced after it was flooded this week when a major water main broke, the school's athletic director said on Friday.

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  16. Eight hurt by lightning at L.A.'s Venice BeachRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    All eight patients were hospitalized after the lightning hit near Ocean Front Walk, which faces the Pacific Ocean, around 2:15 p.m., according to Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main.

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  17. One dead, four wounded in Los Angeles BET Awards p...Read the original story

    Jun 29, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    One person was killed and four others wounded in an early Sunday shooting at a pre-party in Los Angeles ahead of the Black Entertainment Television Awards show, police said.

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  18. FBI, police arrest 50 in crackdown on Los Angeles ...Read the original story

    Jun 17, 2014 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    FBI agents and police targeting a Los Angeles street gang made 50 arrests on Tuesday, as prosecutors filed an indictment accusing the gang's members of committing murders, robberies and drug crimes over a span of more than two decades, officials said.

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