Huntington Park Police Warn Business Owners About Extortion ScamAuthorities say in each case an unknown male caller contacted local businesses claiming to be from a local street and/or prison gang. The caller demands money be wired in exchange for protection.
CBS To Hold Open Casting Call for 'Big Brother 17'Think you have what it takes to compete in the "Big Brother" house?
LA Woman Gets Jail, Counseling For Making 400+ False, Harassing 911 Calls A Los Angeles woman will serve jail time for making hundreds of harassing and false 911 calls in the past two years, prosecutors said Monday.
State Assembly Approves Bill Fining Celebrity Swatters $2K Per CallThe state Assembly has unanimously approved a bill that would impose a fine of up to $2,000 and a year in jail for people who make false 911 calls targeting the homes of celebrities.
Court May Place Boy, 12, Accused Of 'Swatting' Calls In Foster HomeA 12-year-old boy accused of making prank calls that resulted in police being sent to actor Ashton Kutcher's home last October may be placed in foster care or a county camp.
Police Respond To Prank Call Near Playboy MansionThere was a visible police presence near the most famous mansion in Southern California on Thursday
Torrance Senator Backs Bill Aimed At Making 'Swatting' Pranks A Felony The proposed measure comes in the wake of several false reports of invaders at the homes of actor Tom Cruise, singers Chris Brown and Justin Bieber, among others.
Pomeranian Held Hostage By Studio City Dog Thief Turned In To Local PetcoA San Fernando Valley woman claims her beloved Pomeranian is being held hostage by an unknown man.
2 Women May Face Charges After Bogus Abandoned Baby CallTwo women could face criminal charges for what police say was a bogus call about an abandoned baby.
911 Caller Tells Operator Demi Moore 'Smoked Something'Authorities Friday released the alarming 911 call made by Demi Moore’s friends before the actress was hospitalized earlier this week.
Dr. Drew: Amy Winehouse Tried To Contact MeSinger Amy Winehouse reportedly tried to reach to a television rehab doctor prior to her death earlier this week.
LA County Jail Inmates Revive Old Phone ScamDeputies say more inmates are hoping to dupe innocent victims into footing their bill for their phone calls.

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