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Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas Eve

California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.

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Suspect Held In Attempted Kidnapping Of Lancaster Girl, 4

Authorities say a quick-thinking 13-year-old teen stopped the attempted kidnapping of his 4-year-old sister in Lancaster Saturday.

12/20/2014

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Victim Taken To Hospital Following Crime Near USC

Police said the victim of an unspecified crime near the University of Southern California was transported to a hospital Friday night.

11/14/2014

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Victim Of Fatal Stabbing Found In Oxnard Park Near School

Authorities say the victim of a fatal stabbing was found Thursday in a park in Oxnard adjacent to an elementary school.

11/13/2014

A Jewish Pacific Palisades resident had her car vandalized last April.(Photo courtesy Anti-Defamation League)

Reported Number Of LA County Hate Crimes Drops To 24-Year Low

Hate crimes in Los Angeles County dropped to their lowest levels in 24 years, including notable decreases in crimes targeting Jewish and gay victims, officials said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

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Teen Confronts Intruder With Baseball Bat At Pacoima Home

Security video footage shows a man parking right in front of the Ochoa family’s house shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning. That’s when Lisa Ochoa sprang into action.

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$435K Federal Grant Aimed At Keeping First-Time Offenders Out Of Jail

City prosecutors are getting some help from the federal government in keeping first-time, low level offenders out of jail.

09/23/2014

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Prosecutors Unite Nationwide To Fight Gun Violence

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is teaming up with Manhattan’s city attorney to rally prosecutors across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.

09/17/2014

Police say these two women are posing as maids. They're cleaning up, authorities said, but not with mops or brooms. (credit: LAPD)

Police Hunting Phony Maids Working With Burglary Suspects In West Los Angeles

Police on Friday released surveillance photos of the women hoping the public can identify them.

09/12/2014

This has been a week filled with gun violence in South LA. Residents are alarmed. (credit: CBS)

Recent Spike In Gun Violence Has South LA Activists, Business Owners On Alert

Five people are dead and 10 others injured, all within a week.

09/05/2014

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LAUSD Schools Make Discipline Less Harsh

Students at the nation’s second largest school district will be shielded from prosecution and sent to administrators for low-level offenses as part of a sweeping reform to the way school police respond to bad behavior.

08/18/2014

Someone doesn't like security cameras up and down Pico Avenue in Jurupa Valley. (credit: Jeff Navigato)

Jurupa Valley Residents Keep Watch For Person Knocking Out Home Security Cameras

The homeowner told CBS2’s Tom Wait he’s stunned by the brazen nature of the crime.

08/14/2014

A new campaign in Orange County is designed to curtail human trafficking at the source. (credit: CBS)

New Campaign Launched In OC To Raise Awareness About Human Trafficking

The Orange County Transportation Authority with several other agencies launched Be the One, a public-awareness program that will include training of bus drivers to spot human-trafficking victims.

08/06/2014

Wasting water could soon cost you $500. (credit: CBS)

Is Your Neighbor A Snitch? New Water Waster Hotline May Soon Find Out

“Hin Carla,” said the caller. “I want to report a house that is trying to drain the rest of the American River.”

07/18/2014

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California Attorney General To Convene With Prosecutors From Mexico, El Salvador On Cross-Border Crime

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday that the meeting will focus on human trafficking, money laundering and the gangs’ growing sophistication in digital piracy and computer hacking.

07/14/2014

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