Controversy

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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Family Of Comatose Woman Gets Reprieve From Hospital Decision To Remove Life Support

Despite the diagnosis of brain death, the family says they are not giving up hope.

03/20/2015

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Parent Sues LAUSD After Teacher Reportedly Used Racially Charged Comments In Class

The parent accused the teacher of using the N word, said “black people were not smart,” as well as suggesting teen Michael Brown, shot to death by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri “got what he deserved.”

03/19/2015

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UC Irvine’s Student Government Vetoes Controversial U.S. Flag Ban

Today’s 4-1 vote was conducted by the Executive Cabinet of the Associated Students of UCI.

03/07/2015

Tim Robbins is one of many big stars lending his name to a campaign to help small theaters. (credit: CBS)

Big Stars Asking Small Theaters To Allow Actors To Volunteer Their Services

Should small theaters be forced to pay a minimum wage to actors?

03/04/2015

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Parents Demand Recall Of Beleaguered Centinela School District Board

The controversy surrounding the Centinela Valley Union High School District continues as a recall arises to replace the school board that hired its scandal-ridden former superintendent.

03/02/2015

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