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LAPD Investigating Possible Link Between Teen’s Abduction, Recent Murders

Commander Andrew Smith identified Robert Ransom as a suspect in the case, and says the facts surrounding the girl’s attempted abduction last month are startlingly similar to two other recent cases.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Whittier Man Suspected In Vicious Stabbings Turned Over To LASD

Thirty-four-year-old Alfred Tapia, a reputed gang member, was being held on attempted murder charges after being turned over to U.S. authorities on Wednesday, according to a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.

04/17/2014

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Ex-Calif. Man Convicted Of US Navy Battery Swindle

Federal prosecutors say Didier De Nier was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy and wire fraud. His wife previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy.

04/17/2014

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Former Teacher Found Guilty Of Molesting Neighborhood Children In Apple Valley

A former teacher who was arrested at the Apple Valley Airport while trying to flee in a private plane was found guilty Thursday of molesting three neighborhood girls.

04/17/2014

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Korean Air A380 Hits 2 Light Poles At LAX

The Korean Air flight arrived from Seoul on Wednesday afternoon with 384 people aboard and an airport operations vehicle misguided the jet, which caused the incident, said airline spokeswoman Penny Pfaelzer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Local Korean Church Leaders Hold Vigil For Ferry Victims

More than 280 people remain missing 24 hours after the ship carrying high school students on a field trip to Jeju island began taking in water and sank off the southwestern coast.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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Charges Dropped Against Valencia Private School Teacher Accused Of Molestation

CBS2′s Suzie Suh reports Carl Astrera held back tears shortly before his scheduled arraignment, when the deputy district attorney said her office was no longer pursuing the case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

Will Arnett and Amy Poehler attend the "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

Will Arnett Files For Divorce From Amy Poehler

Arnett filed a divorce petition in Los Angeles Superior Court on April 8 citing irreconcilable differences. His filing seeks joint custody of the pair’s two sons, who are ages 3 and 5.

04/16/2014

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L.A. City Councilman: Arsonist Responsible For Elks Lodge Fire

Standing in front of what remains of the charred building in the 1700 block of West Cumbre Drive, Joe Buscaino promised to “hunt down” the person responsible.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, both of Anaheim, are being held for the suspected murders of all four women, according to Anaheim and Santa Ana police departments. (credit: Megan's Law)

State Senate Leader Seeks Review Of GPS Tracking

The leader of the state Senate is seeking an independent review of how parole officers tracked a sex offender charged with four Southern California slayings.

04/16/2014

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Sheriff’s Deputy Hospitalized After Accidentally Shooting Himself In Leg

A Riverside County sheriff’s spokesperson said the deputy was serving court documents to a resident in the 3000 block of Eucalyptus Avenue at about 2 p.m. when a dog came at him aggressively.

04/16/2014

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Governor Calls Special Session On Rainy-Day Fund

Saying the state’s budget surplus should be used to pay down debt, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday called a special session of the Legislature to make changes to a rainy-day fund measure on the November ballot.

04/16/2014

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15 Injured After Fire Engine Crashes Into Monterey Park Restaurant

Fifteen people were injured, one critically, when a fire engine crashed into a Monterey Park restaurant Wednesday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

Police say a couple believed to have stolen a woman's purse at a Murrieta gym were caught on camera using the victim's stolen credit card at a nearby location. (Photo courtesy: Murrieta PD)

Suspect Arrested In Theft Of Woman’s Purse With Late Son’s Toys

Amanda Sander was taken into custody after she was allegedly seen on security video using Ashley Norris’ stolen credit cards, according to police.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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Loved Ones Remember Orland Crash Victims At Emotional Vigil

Michael Myvett and his fiancée, Mattison Haywood, were on the bus that crashed into a FedEx truck in Orland last Thursday, killing five students and five adults.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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