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Soil Tests Beneath Building May Corroborate Claims By OC Workers

Test results released Tuesday could give some weight to claims by a group of workers, who believe that their building is to blame for birth defects, migraines and even cancer.


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Cancer-Linked Chemical Confirmed In Soil Beneath OC Social Services Building

The testing results come in the wake of several lawsuits alleging a toxic chemical was behind cases of lupus and other diseases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/28/2012

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Firefighters Battle Blazes At 2 Commercial Buildings

Firefighters battled two large blazes at commercial buildings Monday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2012

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Executive Offices At Universal Studios Evacuated Over ‘Chlorine’ Smell; No Injuries

Hundreds of people were evacuated Wednesday after a chemical leak was detected in an office building located at the Universal Studios complex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/25/2012


Suspect Arrested In Crash At OC Social Services Building

A suspect was in custody on Tuesday after a vehicle crashed into a social services building in the city of Orange.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2012

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City Council Fast-Tracks Permits For Property Owners After Arson Fires

Local lawmakers moved Wednesday to help Los Angeles property owners rebuild quickly after a rash of recent arson fires.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/04/2012


3 Dead, 2 Wounded In Shooting At Office Building In Irwindale

A shooting at an office building in Irwindale on Friday resulted in at least 3 people, including the gunman, dead and two others wounded.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2011

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Fire Engulfs 4-Story Apartment Building, Destroys 10 Mobile Homes

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire at a four-story Carson apartment building that was under construction Thursday evening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2011

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Out-Of-Control Big Rig Slams Into Caltrans Building In Pomona

An out-of-control big rig slammed into a Caltrans building around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/24/2011

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Car Plows Into Laundromat In Inglewood

Authorities are reporting that a vehicle has driven into a business in South Los Angeles Monday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2011

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Man Bites Police, Detained After Threats To Jump Off Building Over Breakup

A videotape surfaced on Friday of a distraught man threatening to jump off of a 13-story apartment building in downtown L.A. before he was rescued by police officers.


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Thief Steals Wallets, Purses From Office Workers In Irvine

Police are asking for your help to catch a thief who has been stealing from office workers in buildings throughout Irvine.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2011

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3rd LA Building Official Fired In Bribery Scandal; Memo Calls For GPS Tracking

In addition to a special investigator at a cost of $200,000, the department will also start tracking the location of inspectors via their cellphones.


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LA County Earmarks ‘Extraordinary’ $3.2M For Creaky Elevators

An aide to one county supervisor said the county cannot afford such a high price tag for elevator repairs at the downtown headquarters.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/22/2011

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FBI To Expand Probe Of Los Angeles Building Department

The FBI is expanding an investigation into the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety to include supervisors.





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