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Man Arrested For Allegedly Conning Seniors In AAA Scam

An alleged scam artist who preyed on elderly victims using a disabled vehicle con has been arrested by detectives.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2012

"I had to get used to sitting in traffic when I moved here."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Ashley At Larchmont Village

“It was love at first sight.” – Ashley and her Ford Mustang Coupe


“The CD player doesn't eject CDs very often anymore.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Sarah at Priscilla’s In Burbank

“My car is so loyal. I love my car!” – Sarah and her Honda Civic


“I like to surf the music blogs.”

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Jack At Memorial Park

“I am a virtuoso at drumming my steering wheel.” – Jack and his Toyota Prius


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Police Commission To Consider Car Impound Policy

The Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday will consider a proposal to amend the Police Department’s policy of impounding the cars of unlicensed drivers, a plan that has drawn heated rhetoric from both sides of the issue due to its connection with illegal immigration.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/27/2012

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Watts Man, 71, Fatally Struck By 2 Cars In Inglewood

A 71-year-old Watts man was struck and killed by two cars in Inglewood Thursday night. Ruben Crummie was struck just before 7:15 p.m. as he exited his stalled truck to get gas near Crenshaw Boulevard and Hardy Street.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2012

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CBS2 Investigation Uncovers Odometer Fraud Possibly Affecting Thousands Of Consumers

A six-month CBS2 News investigation into odometer fraud uncovered cars that may have had their miles turned back before ending up at some of the biggest car dealerships in Los Angeles.


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Harry Burkhart Pleads Not Guilty To 100 Arson-Related Charges

A judge raised bail Tuesday to $7.5 million for the German national suspected of a New Year’s weekend arson rampage in Los Angeles.


"If she ever starts acting up, then my wife takes the subway to work."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Anthony At The Griffith Park Observatory

“This was the first car my wife and I bought together.” – Anthony and his Green Honda Civic


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Construction Begins To Add Bike Lanes To Busy Venice Thoroughfare

Crews started work on removing one car lane in each direction on a stretch of Main Street in Venice and putting in bike Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2012

"I feel like I’m a pretty good driver due to it."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Veronica At The Third Street Promenade

“Subarus aren’t necessarily the prettiest cars, but they’re very sporty.” – Veronica and her Subaru Impreza Outback Sport


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Number Of LA Fires Suspicious In Nature Now At 39

Firefighters and emergency crews had a very busy New Year’s Eve as relentless fires, believed to be arson, continued with at least six more in or around the West Hollywood and Hollywood areas.


"I mainly use it to go to auditions. I'm an actor, so I drive a lot."

DEFEND YOUR RIDE: Cerina At The Pantages Theatre

“I get caught car dancing all the time. I don’t even care.” – Cerina and her Honda CRV


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Sheriff Baca Hoping Public Will Contribute Materials So Inmates Can Make Holiday Toys

Sheriff Lee Baca is hoping the public and store merchants will respond to a request for materials that will be used by county jail inmates to construct wooden toys and cloth dolls for needy children.


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6 Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash Involving Bus

Six people were injured Friday morning in a multi-vehicle crash involving a bus in Van Nuys.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/25/2011