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Former assistant city manager of Bell, Angela Spaccia (C) who is charged with misappropriation of public funds and other counts, listens to opening statements in Los Angeles Superior Court October 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Angela Spaccia Blames Rizzo For Keeping Her $500K Salary From City Council

Angela Spaccia told jurors at her trial on Thursday that she wrote out contracts that included raises of about 50 percent for herself and City Manager Robert Rizzo.


Rabbi Menachem Tewel (far left) and attorney Dana Cole (foreground right) appear in a Los Angeles court October 31, 2013 (credit: CBS)

Beverly Hills Rabbi Waives Extradition To NY On Molestation Charges

Menachem Tewel appeared in court, charged with 11 counts, including sexual assault and sexual molestation, in a New York case.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2013

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CA Man Ordered To Stand Trial In Northridge Girl’s Kidnapping

A judge on Wednesday said 32-year-old Tobias Dustin Summers who has pleaded not guilty to 38 counts will return to court Oct. 30.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Sign Up For A ‘Walk To End Alzheimer’s’

Grab a friend, family member or co-worker and get walking to end Alzheimer’s disease.


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Federal Grants Help LAPD Detectives Solve Cold Cases

The Los Angeles Police Department have made 110 arrests in connection with cold cases in a matter of months. LAPD Chief Charlie Beack said it has been a remarkable turnaround that was made possible because of a special task force and grant money provided by the federal government.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/11/2011

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Orange County DA Talks Exclusively About Kelly Thomas Death

Fullerton police are under fire after the violent death of a schizophrenic homeless man. Six police officers are suspected of beating Kelly Thomas, 37, to death and the police department is being accused of withholding video evidence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2011

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LAPD Stands By Decision To Arrest Ramirez In Giants Fan Beating

The day after the main suspect in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow took a lie detector test LAPD officials said they were certain they’ve arrested the right man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/02/2011