Crime

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Man Fatally Shot In Azusa During Possible Robbery

Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the shooting death of a man in Azusa.

01/16/2015

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Former Wife Abuser Educates Over 20,000 Offenders: ‘You Can Catch It Before It’s Too Late’

James Beard has walked a 30-year road to recovery, rehabilitation and redemption, after physically abusing his wife for years. For his daughter, Maisha, while she knows and applauds the changes and progress he’s made, the memories of him battering her mother remain vivid, even today.

01/13/2015

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2 Arrested In Impersonating Police Officers, Robbing Bicyclist

L.A. County sheriff’s deputies have arrested two women accused of impersonating police officers and going on a crime spree in Rancho Dominguez.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2015

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Downtown LA Crime Surged 25 Percent In 2014

Violent crimes in the downtown Los Angeles area jumped about 25 percent last year compared with 2013, according to police statistics released Monday.

01/12/2015

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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.

12/24/2014

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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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

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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

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