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Man Arrested After Allegedly Striking Girlfriend, 4-Year-Old Daughter With A Brick

Authorities Saturday said a man has been arrested after allegedly hitting his girlfriend and their 4-year-old daughter with a brick.


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Report: Actress Halle Berry Pregnant With Second Child

Actress Halle Berry and her fiancé, French actor Olivier Martinez, are having a baby, TMZ reported Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/05/2013

A dad was arrested when he couldn't remember where he parked his car -- with his child inside. (credit: CBS)

Dad Arrested After He Forgot Where He Parked Car With Child In Backseat

A father was arrested Saturday after he told police he forgot where he parked his car — with his child in the backseat.


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OC Woman, Her Mom Start Organization To Battle Child-Killing Illness

Spinal Muscular Atrophy is the number one genetic killer of children and infants.


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4-Year-Old Rescued Following Tree-Climbing Adventure In Lake Arrowhead

Firefighters Sunday helped rescue a 4-year-old child following a tree-climbing adventure in Lake Arrowhead.


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Report: ‘Front-End Failures’ In Deaths Of LA County Foster Kids

A confidential county report obtained by the Los Angeles Times on policies at the troubled Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) found repeated and avoidable mistakes may have lead to the deaths of 14 children.


No Evidence Of Foul Play In Infant’s Death At North Hills Daycare

Detectives are investigating the death of a two-and-a-half-month-old boy who died at a North Hills daycare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/29/2013

Fourth-grade teacher Robert Pimentel faces eight counts of continuous sexual abuse and seven counts of lewd acts upon a child following his arrest on Jan. 23. (credit: CBS)

Attorney: Alleged LAUSD Abusers Mostly At Low-Income Schools

A former California state senator says she sees “a pattern of alleged sexual abuse” by teachers and other employees at schools within the Los Angeles Unified School District.


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LA Public Works Prez Alarcón To Resign Over Past ‘Missteps’

L.A. Board of Public Works President Andrea Alarcón issued her notice of resignation on Friday in the wake of a public scandal that led to a child endangerment investigation.


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Parents Charged After 7-Year-Old Daughter Eats Meth

A Joshua Tree couple was charged with child endangerment after their 7-year-old daughter ingested methamphetamine last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/15/2013

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Closing Arguments Presented In Trial Of Boy Who Admitted To Killing Neo-Nazi Father

Closing arguments were heard Wednesday in the trial of a 12-year-old boy who admitted to killing his neo-Nazi father as he slept.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2013

Gary Haw, 49, of Agoura Hills, was arrested for multiple sexual assaults on teenage boys which occurred over a several year period. (courtesy Thousand Oaks PD)

Police: Thousand Oaks Salon Owner Molested Boys While Tanning

A Thousand Oaks business owner was behind bars Friday on suspicion of molesting several boys.


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3-Year-Old Hit By Car Allegedly Involved In Drive-By Shooting

A 3-year-old girl was hit by a car that was allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting in Anaheim Tuesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2012

The suspect is described as an Hispanic male, in his late 20’s to early 30’s, heavy set, with dark hair and unshaven, and was last seen driving an early 2000’s black Toyota Tundra. (courtesy Glendora PD)

Suspect Sought In Glendora Child Annoyance

Police on Friday asked for the public’s help in identifying a child annoying suspect in Glendora.


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Prevent Bankruptcy At Birth With Tips From Author Joe Mason

Joe Mason, identity theft expert and author of “Bankrupt at Birth”, visited the KCAL9 studios Friday to discuss how parents can prevent child ID theft, and what to do if your child’s identity has been compromised.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/19/2012