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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.

12/23/2013

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State Assembly Approves Bill Fining Celebrity Swatters $2K Per Call

The 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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

On Oct. 3, 2012, police responded to a call from someone at Kutcher’s Hollywood Hills home who said people were in the house with guns and explosives, and that several people were shot. The incident was later determined to be a "swatting" prank. (credit: CBS)

Court May Place Boy, 12, Accused Of ‘Swatting’ Calls In Foster Home

A 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.

03/11/2013

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Police Respond To Prank Call Near Playboy Mansion

There was a visible police presence near the most famous mansion in Southern California on Thursday

02/21/2013

On Oct. 3, 2012, police responded to a call from someone at Kutcher’s Hollywood Hills home who said people were in the house with guns and explosives, and that several people were shot. The incident was later determined to be a "swatting" prank. (credit: CBS)

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.

01/23/2013

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Pomeranian Held Hostage By Studio City Dog Thief Turned In To Local Petco

A San Fernando Valley woman claims her beloved Pomeranian is being held hostage by an unknown man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2012

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2 Women May Face Charges After Bogus Abandoned Baby Call

Two women could face criminal charges for what police say was a bogus call about an abandoned baby.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2012

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/27/2012

Amy Winehouse onstage during the 46664 Concert In Celebration Of Nelson Mandela's Life held at Hyde Park on June 27, 2008, in London, England.  (credit: Dave Hogan/Getty Images)

Dr. Drew: Amy Winehouse Tried To Contact Me

Singer Amy Winehouse reportedly tried to reach to a television rehab doctor prior to her death earlier this week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

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LA County Jail Inmates Revive Old Phone Scam

Deputies say more inmates are hoping to dupe innocent victims into footing their bill for their phone calls.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2011

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Coast Guard Resumes Search For Boat Carrying 3 Kids

The U.S. Coast Guard has resumed searching for a boat with three children aboard that was taking on water off the San Diego County coast.

12/30/2010

Ontario Man Calls Police, Says He Killed His Girlfriend

Investigators say an Ontario man telephoned a police dispatcher and said he killed his 17-year-old girlfriend.

10/01/2010

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