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  1. Retrofitting L.A.'s water system for earthquakes c...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Retrofitting Los Angeles' water infrastructure to better withstand a major earthquake could cost up to $15 billion over the next 20 years, the city's water engineers said in a report released on Monday. The report prepared last fall looked at the cost of retrofitting the city's entire massive system, with 7,200 miles of pipe, something water officials say they are unlikely to do, but it provides a starting point as the city looks to shore up its aging infrastructure.

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  2. Ex-NFL star Darren Sharper pleads guilty to sexual...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Former National Football League star Darren Sharper pleaded guilty to sexual assault charges filed in Arizona on Monday and was sentenced to nine years in prison shortly before facing more sex crime charges in a Los Angeles courtroom. Sharper, 39, was accused of raping two women after spiking their drinks at a Tempe, Arizona, apartment in November 2013.

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  3. New York real estate scion Durst agrees to extradition on murder chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    New York real estate scion Robert Durst agreed on Monday to be extradited to Los Angeles County from New Orleans to face a charge of first-degree murder in the 2000 death of a longtime friend. Durst, who is the subject of a six-part HBO documentary series called "The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," has maintained his innocence.

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  4. Two Los Angeles police suffer minor injuries in sh...Read the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Two Los Angeles police officers suffered minor injuries on Sunday when they were shot at while traveling through south Los Angeles, police and local media reported. The Los Angeles Police Department on its Twitter feed urged citizens to avoid the area around Broadway and 65th Street in the Florence neighborhood in south Los Angeles, which footage posted online showed to be an active crime scene, swarming with police vehicles and heavily armed SWAT teams.

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  5. Convicted drug dealer pleads innocent in murder of...Read the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A convicted drug dealer pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murdering a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert last year, and a defense lawyer said he would prove the case was "mutual combat," not homicide. John Lenzie Creech, who is already serving an eight-year prison term for sale of a controlled substance, was ordered back to court on March 26 for further proceedings in the high-profile case surrounding the murder of Gavin Smith.

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  6. Convicted drug dealer charged in murder of Hollywo...Read the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A convicted drug dealer was charged on Thursday with the murder of a Hollywood studio executive who went missing under mysterious circumstances in 2012 only to have his remains found in the California desert last year. John Lenzie Creech, 42, who is already serving an eight-year prison term for sale of a controlled substance, was expected to make an initial court appearance in the high-profile murder case early next week.

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  7. Homeless vets to get housing at L.A. VA site under...Read the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Homeless veterans will get housing and services at a large Department of Veterans Affairs health campus in Los Angeles under a deal to settle a lawsuit accusing the agency of misusing the land, officials said on Wednesday. The 387-acre site located between the affluent Westwood and Brentwood neighborhoods was deeded to the United States in 1888 to give a home to disabled veterans.

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

    Dec 16, 2014 | 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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  9. To woo Hollywood, L.A. to extend fee waivers to fi...Read the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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