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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

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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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Lawmaker Moves To Boost Training For Teachers To ID, Report Child Abuse

A Southland lawmaker has introduced a bill in Sacramento that would require training for teachers and other school staffers on how to identify suspected cases of child abuse.

01/07/2014

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List Of Charges Filed In LASD Jails Probe

The following list is a breakdown of the charges faced by the 18 Los Angeles County Sheriff’s department officials named in indictments and a criminal case unsealed today, and potential penalties.

12/09/2013

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Jewish Community Center Shaken After Rabbi’s Arrest On Sex Abuse Charges

The arrest of a rabbi in Beverly Hills on sex abuse charges in New York City has shaken those at the Jewish community center where he worked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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Mom, 28, Arrested For Allegedly Abusing 17-Week-Old Son

A 28-year-old mother has been accused of abusing her 17-week-old son.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2013

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LAUSD Releases $27M To Settle Claims In Miramonte Sex Abuse Cases

The Los Angeles Unified School District announced Tuesday it has released more than $27 million to settle the dozens of claims of sexual abuse on behalf of students at Miramonte Elementary School.

CBS Los Angeles–09/17/2013

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