Crime

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California Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Bill Advances

On a second attempt, California lawmakers advanced a bill Thursday that would require electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones as a way to deter what one senator called a crime wave of thefts.

05/08/2014

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Man Accused Of Murdering His Wife In 2008 Extradited Back To US From Mexico

A man accused of murdering his wife in Carson more than five years ago, has been extradited back to the United States from Mexico, authorities said.

05/02/2014

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Police Investigating Venice Stabbing

The stabbing occurred in the 1600 block of Pacific Avenue at approximately 8:30 p.m., LAPD officer Sara Faden told City News Service.

04/22/2014

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Officials Want To Quash Violence, Crime In Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach leaders are ready to quash recent violence and crime in the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

The Galaxy S 5 will now come with two anti-theft devices. (credit: Donald Bowers/Getty Images Entertainment)

Samsung Adds 2 Anti-Theft Safeguards To Galaxy S5

Almost one in three U.S. robberies involve phone theft, according to the Federal Communications Commission.

04/04/2014

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Residents Asked To Help Curb Crime, Violence In Troubled Area Of San Bernardino

Community members are being asked to help with an initiative to curb crime and violence in a troubled area of San Bernardino.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

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LA County Launches Outreach To Educate Seniors About Financial Scams

An estimated one in five seniors has fallen victim to a financial scam, with only a fraction of such incidents ever reported to authorities, Los Angeles County prosecutors said Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/31/2014

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Calif. Top Target In US For Foreign Cybercriminals

California is the top target in the U.S. for international criminal enterprises that operate from safe havens in Eastern Europe, Africa and China, according to a report released Thursday.

03/20/2014

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Parole Board Again Recommends Release For Manson Follower Bruce Davis

Davis has been twice previously recommended for parole — but rejected both times, once by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in June 2010 and by Gov. Jerry Brown last March.

03/12/2014

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Pasadena Lawmaker Targets ‘Truancy Crisis’ Among Elementary Students

A Pasadena lawmaker Monday joined California Attorney General Kamala Harris to unveil legislation that aims to tackle what officials are calling a “truancy crisis” in elementary schools statewide.

03/10/2014

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LAPD Seeks Public’s Help To Help Solve Stabbing Murder

The victim’s wife heard the calls for help, as did an on-duty LAPD Sergeant on patrol.

02/23/2014

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Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

A massive PCP seizure in 2012 depicted here, dwarfs in comparison to a bust made Wednesday. (credit: L.A. Impact)

20 Gang Members, Nearly 8 Million Doses Of PCP Seized In Bust

The indictments and arrests came after a six-year investigation.

02/12/2014

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Report: Crime Up At LAX In 2013

A new report released Monday by Los Angeles World Airports found that reported crimes were up 10 percent at LAX in 2013.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/20/2014

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LAPD Highlights Drop In Crime Rates For 11th Straight Year

Crime rates are down across the city of Los Angeles and murders citywide are at their lowest level since 1966, Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced Monday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/13/2014

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