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Man, 23, Arrested In Fatal Stabbing Of Stepfather On Christmas Morning

A 23-year-old Los Angeles man accused of fatally stabbing his stepfather in the back on Christmas morning was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.

12/26/2013

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Banks, Post Offices Closed For Christmas, Transportation Schedules Adjusted

Those hoping to mail some last-minute gifts Wednesday will have to wait until Dec. 26 since every post office will be closed in observance of Christmas Day, as well as all government offices, courts, schools, libraries and banks.

12/25/2013

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Southland Residents Observe Christmas In Prayer, Service To Those In Need

Christmas in the Los Angeles area Wednesday will include church services celebrating the birth of Jesus and efforts to help the needy.

12/25/2013

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Suspects To Stand Trial In Alleged Street Racing Crash That Killed Woman, 90

Two men accused of causing a crash that killed a 90-year-old woman on Christmas night were ordered to stand trial Monday.

06/17/2013

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Third Reputed Gang Member Charged In Shooting Death Of Pasadena Youth Mentor

Prosecutors filed charges Wednesday against a third reputed gang member in the shooting death of an L.A. County Sheriff’s Department employee who was a popular youth sports coach.

01/09/2013

Jackson Lake will be closed through March 31, 2013 following the near-tragedy on Christmas day when a dozen people fell through the ice. (credit: Mickey and Michelle Herman)

Jackson Lake Ordered Closed After Visitors Fell Through Ice

Jackson Lake, partially frozen from the cold, will be closed through March 31 2013, announced officials with the Angeles National Forest Monday.

12/31/2012

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Shelter Rejects SoCal Man’s Christmas Cash Giveaway

A Southern California man’s tradition of handing out cash totaling $1,000 to homeless men was broken when he was turned away by a shelter on Christmas Day.

12/30/2012

LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 25: Metta World Peace #15 of the Los Angeles Lakers pulls down a rebound against the New York Knicks at Staples Center on December 25, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Kobe Scores 34 To Lead Lakers Past Knicks On Christmas Day, Win 5 Straight

Kobe Bryant engineered a second-half comeback, helping the Los Angeles beat the New York Knicks 100-94 on Tuesday and extend the Lakers’ winning streak to five games while lifting them to .500.

12/25/2012

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Lakers Prepared To Open Season Christmas Day Against Chicago Bulls

The Los Angeles Lakers will open their lockout- delayed season Sunday at Staples Center, facing the Chicago Bulls in their 13th consecutive Christmas Day game, with Kobe Bryant setting a record as soon as he takes the court.

12/25/2011

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Deputies Search For Leads In Shooting That Left 4 Injured

Authorities say they currently have no leads in a drive-by shooting that left four people injured in the area of Florence and Firestone.

12/25/2011

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Warm Temperatures Expected For Christmas In SoCal

Christmas Day is expected to bring warm temperatures to the Los Angeles area, with highs in the 70s and lower 80s in some parts, while other areas stay cool.

12/25/2011

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Cardinal Mahony To Celebrate Last Christmas Leading Church

Many Southern California residents will spend their Christmas morning in Mass while others help feed the homeless and volunteer.

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Phil Jackson And LeBron James Have A Common Bond

Phil Jackson and LeBron James agree: Christmas Day games are not the ideal holiday gift.

12/22/2010

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Jurors Award $3.2M In Deadly San Bernardino Mudslide Lawsuit

Jurors have recommended $3.2 million in damages be paid to a church whose mountain retreat was located where a 2003 mudslide killed 14 people in San Bernardino County.

10/14/2010