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Lawmakers, Activists Rally In Favor Of Hit-And-Run Alert System

Lawmakers Wednesday unveiled a joint effort to reduce hit-and-run crimes with an Amber Alert-style system to help authorities apprehend those who flee the scene of a traffic collision.

07/23/2014

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Police Hunt Man Suspected In Sexual Assault On Woman In Valley Home

Police say the man cut a window screen and climbed through the victim’s window.

07/10/2014

Officials say a proposed system to alert drivers of a severe or fatal hit-and-run would resemble the current Amber Alert system.

City Council Approves Alert System For Deadly Hit-And-Run Crashes

The Los Angeles City Council Wednesday unanimously approved legislation that calls for a new system to send out alerts when a vehicle description is available following a serious or fatal hit-and-run incident.

05/28/2014

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Mother Arrested, Boy Safe Following Long Beach Amber Alert

Authorities Monday cancelled an Amber Alert that was issued following the apparent abduction of a 12-year-old boy in Long Beach, according to officials.

03/10/2014

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2M Residents Receive Emergency Email, Texts In ‘AlertOC’ Test

An estimated 2 million residents in Orange County took part in the county’s regional mass notification system test Tuesday.

09/24/2013

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Rialto Boy, 2, Found Safe Following Alleged Abduction

Authorities on Wednesday asked the public for help in locating a 2-year-old Rialto boy who was allegedly abducted by his biological mother during a supervised visit.

09/05/2012

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US Gov’t To Use Text Messaging For Extreme Weather Alerts

You could soon start receiving text messages from the U.S. government in response to potential weather emergencies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2012

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LA On Heightened Alert For Anniversary Of Osama Bin Laden’s Death

Police in Los Angeles and across the country went into a heightened state of alert Monday night, the day before the first anniversary of Osama bin Laden’s death.

04/30/2012

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Security Beefed Up At LAX Following Bin Laden’s Death

Passengers at LAX and other airports around the country are facing a travel alert Monday morning after the death of Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2011

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Homeland Security To Change Terror Alert System

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano says the color-coded terror alert system will be replaced next week by two warnings: elevated and imminent.

04/20/2011

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Stocks Slide After Japan Raises Crisis Alert Level

The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 100 points Tuesday after Japan raised the alert level on its nuclear crisis and Alcoa Inc. reported disappointing revenue growth. Energy stocks fell sharply after oil prices dropped.

04/12/2011

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LAX Travelers Shake Off Europe Terror Warning

Despite fresh intelligence reports suggesting a renewed terror threat against Europe, passengers streamed into the ticket counters on Monday at Los Angeles International Airport.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/18/2010

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