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Actor Stephen Collins (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

‘7th Heaven’ Actor Wants To Stop Payments To Wife

Collins’ attorney Mark Vincent Kaplan filed a trial brief Friday stating that his client has lost all future earning power due to the posting of the audio on celebrity website TMZ.

11/10/2014

Matthew Frazer (credit: United States Attorney for the Central District of California)

Former Yucca Valley School Employee Sentenced In Child-Pornography Case

Matthew Frazer, 39, of Yucca Valley, was sentenced Friday by United States District Judge Virginia A. Phillip, the United States Attorney’s Office states.

10/27/2014

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Actress Amanda Bynes Accuses Father Of Abuse In Twitter Rant

Actress Amanda Bynes turned to Twitter Friday to make several statements about her father abusing her and that a “microchip” in her brain made her say it.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2014

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Judge Rejects Claims Of Witness-Tampering By LAUSD In Miramonte Civil Suit

Attorney Luis Carrillo was expected to argue the school district is allegedly trying to get the witness to “correct” erroneous statements about claims linked to the troubled school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/29/2014

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UC Task Force Unveils Plan To Tackle Sexual Violence On Campuses

Officials with the University of California have created a task force to tackle the issue of sexual abuse throughout its 10-campus system.

09/18/2014

Hospital beating suspect Ibrahim Battat. (credit: Fountain Valley Police Dept.)

Fountain Valley Hospital Patient Charged With Attempted Murder Of Patient-Roommate

Thirty-six-year-old Ibrahim Yousef Battat, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of elder abuse, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.

06/06/2014

USC college student

USC, Occidental Under Investigation For Handling Of Sexual Abuse Complaints

USC and Occidental College were named among 55 colleges and universities currently under investigation, federal officials announced Thursday.

05/01/2014

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$2.5K Reward Offered In Long Beach Pelican Mutilation

A $2,500 reward was being offered Tuesday for information leading to the arrest of the those responsible for mutilating a pelican.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2014

Gabriel Fernandez (Photo credit: Facebook)

Child Protective Services Audit Uncovers ‘Worst Fears’ In Agency Performance

An audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

PETA officials say this  rat was found in a tub among at least 200 other juvenile rats, many of whom were severely dehydrated and dying. (Photo courtesy PETA)

Lake Elsinore Breeders Face Prison Over ‘Shocking’ Rodent, Reptile Abuse

Two men who ran a Lake Elsinore animal breeding facility where rodents and reptiles lived in their own accumulated waste have plead guilty to misdemeanor and felony charges, according to reports.

04/04/2014

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LA-Based Doctor, Activists Protest Release Of New Painkiller

A Los Angeles-based doctor, along with several activist groups, protested the recent release of the painkiller Zohydro ER in front of the Food and Drug Administration building in Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

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Family Of Boy With Autism Alleges He Was Abused, Files Lawsuit Against School District

A family of a student with autism Wednesday has filed a lawsuit against the Orange Unified School District alleging the boy was abused during the 2012-2013 school year.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

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Santa Clarita Woman Arrested For Allegedly Abusing Dog Found With Serious Injuries

Desiree Martinez was arrested Monday after deputies responded to the 23200 block of West Avenue D to a call for service regarding a person possibly abusing an animal.

02/11/2014

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Man Arrested For Alleged Acts Of Animal Cruelty On Dog Discovered Near Death Last July 4

Authorities on Friday announced the arrest of a suspect in a case of animal cruelty that dated back to last July 4.

02/07/2014

Former Miramonte Elementary teacher Martin Springer voted in Feb. 2012 to fire Springer, who had taught at Miramonte for about 25 years. (Photo credit: LASD)

Judge Dismisses Sex Abuse Charges Against Ex-Miramonte Elementary Teacher

A judge dismissed charges Wednesday against a Miramonte Elementary School teacher accused of committing a lewd act against a student after prosecutors said the alleged victim in the case refused to testify.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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