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$50K Reward Offered For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck, Killed Highland Park Woman

A $50,000 reward was approved Friday by the Los Angeles City Council in the hopes it will lead to the arrest of the hit-and-run driver who fatally struck a 57-year-old woman in Highland Park.

10/24/2014

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What To Teach Your Kids About Giving

It’s never too early to start grooming the next generation of compassionate givers. Here are some basics that can help you get started this holiday season.

10/24/2014

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Holiday Giving Tips And What To Avoid

End-of-year, charitable giving not only nabs you a nice tax deduction, but it also gives you the opportunity to support meaningful causes of importance to you. Here are some considerations to mull over before you write that check.

10/24/2014

"Bold and Beautiful" meets "Big Brother" on two Halloween-themed episodes next week. (credit: CBS)

Soap Hosts Halloween Bikini Beach Party With 13 ‘Big Brother’ Houseguests

The worlds of daytime and reality TV will collide during two episodes of the ever-steamy “The Bold and the Beautiful” during a spooky bikini Halloween party with 13 past “Big Brother” contestants as special guests.

10/23/2014

Dressing a baby up as a pot plant? Some parents don't find it amusing. (credit: CBS)

Pot Leaves? Cigarettes? Some Complain Halloween Costumes For Kids Go Too Far

The pot leaf costume is a favorite, so is a cigarette baby costume.

10/22/2014

Kevin Carroll's story inspired the 2011 hit film "A Dolphin Tale." On Wednesday, Carroll met with locals in Downey and changed lives. (credit: CBS)

Prosthetics Expert Who Inspired ‘Dolphin Tale’ Meets With Local Patients

June DiStefano lost her leg in a motorcycle accident 18 years ago.

10/22/2014

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Man Killed, Woman Wounded In Burbank Shooting

A man was killed and a woman wounded Monday in a shooting at a self-storage facility in Burbank.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/20/2014

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The 5 Most Impactful Charities For Holiday Giving

Non-profits rely heavily on end-of-year giving, to help them fulfill their annual goals and realize their vision of how to make the world a better place. Giving comes from the heart as well as the wallet, so choosing wisely makes sense. If you’re looking for suggestions and want to have huge impact, these five charities are worth your consideration and discretionary income.

10/20/2014

Which Companies Give The Most?

With huge profit comes huge responsibility. Currently, a number of corporations have enhanced their public profiles by simply doing good, increasing their sustainability efforts and maintaining high levels of charitable giving. Here are a few of America’s corporate frontrunners to keep on your radar.

10/20/2014

An unidentified suspect crashed a LAFD ambulance after allegedly stealing the vehicle. (credit: CBS)

Mental Patient Being Treated By Paramedics Takes Off In Fire Department Ambulance

The incident started at Third and Alameda.

10/19/2014

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Local Arrest Made In Monterey Murder Investigation

Los Angeles police arrested a person of interest in a Monterey murder case at a hotel in Studio City on Saturday morning.

10/18/2014

The 9th annual "Taste of Soul" festival had something to delight every palate. (credit: CBS)

9th Annual ‘Taste Of Soul’ Festival Takes Over The Crenshaw District

More than 350,000 people attended the one-day event which offers terrific music and great food and fun for the entire family.

10/18/2014

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Cal State University, Faculty Union Reach Agreement On 3-Year Contract

Cal State University officials Friday said they have reached a tentative agreement with its faculty union on a 3-year labor contract.

10/17/2014

A portion of the affidavit accusing an aspiring model and a private plane pilot of possessing more than $2 million worth of ecstasy. (credit: CBS)

Aspiring Playboy Model, Private Pilot Arrested With About $2 M In Ecstasy At OC Airport

Authorities say they busted a man and a woman at John Wayne Airport last Thursday following a tip and allegedly found the pair were in possession of more than 50,000 Ecstasy pills and 40 kilos (about 90 pounds) of the pill in powder form.

10/16/2014

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