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Attorneys say Brynn Williams was prevented from finishing her assigned presentation on family Christmas traditions. (Photo courtesy Advocates for Faith & Freedom)

1st-Grader’s Christmas Presentation Allegedly Cut Short For Citing Bible Verse

The family of a Temecula Valley first-grader claims their child was prevented from talking about the Bible during a class presentation on Christmas, according to attorneys.

01/14/2014

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Attorney: Teacher Seized Christmas Candy Canes, Told Student ‘Jesus Is Not Allowed In School’

Religious freedom advocates are calling on the West Covina Unified School District to adopt policy changes and issue a formal apology after an alleged bullying incident involving a 6-year-old Christian student.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2014

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Yorba Linda Boy, 9, Breaks Record With Aconcagua Mountain Climb

Tyler Armstrong got a hero’s welcome on Tuesday night, a week after completing his historic trek.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/31/2013

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Watts Man Charged In Christmas Day Murder Of Stepfather

A 22-year-old man was charged Friday with murder in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather on Christmas Day.

12/27/2013

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UPS, FedEx Apologize For Failing To Deliver Packages On Time For Christmas

UPS and FedEx apologized Thursday for failing to deliver packages on time for Christmas.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

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Southland Stores Keep Doors Open In Hopes Of After-Christmas Sales Boost

Christmas is over and the sprint to return unwanted gifts has begun!

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2013

Officials Probe Death Of 17-Year-Old Boy Gunned Down On Christmas

Authorities Thursday were investigating the death of a 17-year-old boy who was gunned down on Christmas.

12/26/2013

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Locals Escape To Beaches Amidst High Christmas Temperatures

Other areas of the country may be getting snow, ice or other bits of weather to remind them what time of the year it is — but in southern California, residents are retreating to the beach to escape the heat.

12/25/2013

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Midnight Mission Serves Meals, Gives Christmas Gifts To Underprivileged Children On Skid Row

The annual Christmas tradition of giving to the needy continued on Wednesday, bringing joy to hundreds of children.

12/25/2013

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Lancaster Family’s Gifts Stolen During Christmas Eve Burglary

A family returned home from a Christmas Eve party to discover their presents stolen right from under their tree.

12/25/2013

LeBron James of the Miami Heat scores under pressure from Jordan Farmer of the Los Angeles Lakers during their Christmas Day matchup at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California on December 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J. BROWN (credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Heat Beat Lakers 101-95 On Christmas For 6th Straight Victory

Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade had 23 points apiece, and the Miami Heat beat the Los Angeles Lakers 101-95 on Wednesday for their sixth straight win.

12/25/2013

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Officials Issue Red Flag Warning As Strong Winds Move Into Southland

Officials have issued a red flag warning as strong offshore winds and warmer temperatures head into the Southland Wednesday.

12/25/2013

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Father Fatally Stabbed In Jefferson Park Remembered At Christmas Eve Vigil

Police say 35-year-old William Jennings was walking in the 3300 block of West Jefferson Boulevard at about 11:30 p.m. Friday when a man confronted him with a knife.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/25/2013

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OC Residents Choose Church Over Shopping This Christmas

While the inevitability of chaotic last-minute Christmas shoppers is seldom a surprise, others are showing that shopping is not their priority this holiday.

12/24/2013

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Traffic At A Standstill In SoCal On Christmas Eve

Traffic in the Southland was at a standstill Tuesday night due to the holidays.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/24/2013

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