Controversy

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Parents Sue Oak Park School District For Suspending Students For Making Hitler Joke On Social Media

One mom told CBS2’s Amy Johnson that she wasn’t defending jokes her son Jared tweeted – but says the school went too far.

06/24/2015

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Is Elementary School Named After Confederate General Due For A Name Change?

“It’s like we’re glorifying someone who wanted to keep your grandparents in bondage,” said one parent.

06/24/2015

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Plan To Build 18-Story Observatory On Sacred Hawaiian Mountain Draws Worldwide Ire

“When you think of Hawaii what do you think of? You think of beautiful oceans, palm trees — you don’t want to look at a building,” said Miki Lani.

06/13/2015

A Van Nuus couple was relieved to find out today that the DQP was acknowledging a $51,000 water bill was a mistake. (credit: CBS)

Only On 2: DWP Admits Making Mistake On Van Nuys Couple’s $51K Water Bill

The Goreshters, immigrants from the former Soviet Union, were afraid they could lose their condo.

05/20/2015

A Hawthorne man says his dog - seen in this screenshot from an online video - was shot four times by police officers. (courtesy Gabriel Martinez/YouTube)

Judge Dismisses 2 Remaining Counts Against Man Whose Rottweiler Fatally Shot By Hawthorne Police

Video of the dog being shot (at least four shots were fired) went viral and sparked international outrage.

05/20/2015

Johnny Depp's dogs face an uncertain future. (credit: CBS)

Australian Authorities Threaten To Euthanize Johnny Depp’s Yorkies Unless He Sends Them Packing

Officials want the dogs gone by Saturday — or else.

05/14/2015

Karen Speitel made controversial comments on Facebook many people found racist and offensive. (credit: Silver Lake Neighborhood Council)

Silver Lake Neighborhood Council Member Resigns After Facebook Posts Many Found Racist

Speitel wrote: “I’ve been in LA a loooong time and the distruction I see all over is from Mexicans.”

05/07/2015

Victims of a revenge porn website are speaking out. (credit: CBS)

Victims Of Revenge-Porn Site Creator Break Their Silence

Hunter Moore, 28, struck a plea deal with federal prosecutors this past February.

05/06/2015

A string and a doorknob is so yesterday. Bryan Clay found one very interesting way to take out daughter Ellie's tooth. (credit: Bryan Clay)

Olympic Gold Medalist Skewers The Internet After Throwing Javelin To Remove Daughter’s Loose Tooth

“It worked really, really well,” he said, “it went really, really smoothly.”

05/06/2015

Was  an employee caught on cellphone video abusing his workers? (credit: Facebook Video)

Did Customer Capture Costa Mesa Car Wash Owner Abusing His Employees On Cellphone Video?

“Totally wrong what they did, but time will tell,” said Singh.

04/29/2015

Christopher Hubbart, AKA the Pillowcase Rapist, was released from a mental facility on Wednesday. He's now living in a home near Palmdale. (credit: CBS)

Antelope Valley Residents Hoping Pillowcase Rapist Will Be Sent Back To Mental Hospital

Hubbart’s home was empty Wednesday — and that’s how many neighbors want it to remain.

04/29/2015

Christopher Evans Hubbart (Photo credit: CBS)

Is The Pillowcase Rapist Headed Back To State Mental Hospital?

A judge on Friday approved a hearing for later this month to determine if Hubbart — currently living in a private home in Lake Los Angeles — should go back to a state mental hospital.

04/10/2015

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OC Judge At Center Of Leniency Accusation In Child-Rape Case Was Accused Of Another Light Sentence 5 Years Ago

On Thursday, several OC Supervisors joined the fracas asking Kelly to voluntarily step down.

04/09/2015

Bryan Scott, a local father, is leading the crusade to have an Orange County judge removed from the bench. (credit: CBS)

Father Leading Crusade To Have Judge Taken Off Bench After Lightened Sentence For Man Who Raped Girl, 3

In 48 hours, the Facebook page has garnered 6,000 likes.

04/08/2015

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