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DA Seeking Death Penalty In Canoga Park Double Murder

Mario Estrada Ochoa, 36, is awaiting trial for the May 14, 2010, killings of his sister-in-law, Martha Carmona, and her daughter, Valerie Camacho,

02/26/2014

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LA County DA Announces Program To Help Young Sex Trafficking Victims

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Wednesday announced a diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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Boy, 17, Charged With Abusing Family Dog After Allegedly Posting Videos On Social Media

The two-year old Weimaraner, which animal control officers renamed “Charlie,” has been removed from the home and has now been adopted.

02/11/2014

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Samaritan Cleared Of Charges After Fatally Shooting Assailant Of Young Boy Scout

Prosecutors are not pursuing a gunman, who shot and killed a man who was attacking a young boyscout.

01/22/2014

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Child Sex Offender’s Bid For Freedom Rejected By OC Jury

Seventy-four-year-old Sid Nathaniel Landau will remain at a mental hospital in Coalinga after the jury said he continues to pose a threat to society.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/18/2013

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24 Students Arrested After Drug Investigation At Riverside County High Schools

The investigators identified a total of 23 juvenile students and two adult students between the two schools that were involved in the illegal drug sales.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Former Deputy Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Leaving Scene Of DUI Crash

Michael Anthony Grundy pleaded no contest to drunken driving and leaving the scene of the January 29 accident after striking a deal with prosecutors.

12/04/2013

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Kamala Harris, Jackie Lacey Unveil Initiative To Curb Inmate Recidivism

The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.

11/20/2013

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Family Seeks Justice For Honeymooner Killed In Venice Car Rampage

A preliminary hearing is set to begin Tuesday for the suspect involved in August’s deadly vehicular rampage along the Venice Beach boardwalk, which claimed the life of a young woman on her honeymoon.

11/18/2013

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After Charges Dropped in Inglewood Slayings, Onetime Suspect Maintains Innocence

The D.A.’s office Tuesday dropped murder charges against Justin Scott in the Oct. 8 shooting deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend’s grandmother.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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Man Accused Of Milking $17M From Investors In OC’s Largest-Ever Ponzi Scheme Surrenders

Adam Boskovich, of Laguna Niguel, has surrendered on a warrant to face charges of cheating 80 Orange County investors out of millions of dollars.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/24/2013

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DA Raids Police Union Law Firm Accused Of Intimidating City Leaders

Investigators hauled off boxes of records from the Upland office of Lackie Dammeier & Mcgill, KNX1070′s Mike Landa reports.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/16/2013

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Wrongway Driver In 14 Freeway Pileup Sentenced To 7 Years In Prison

A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge today imposed the maximum sentence on 54-year-old Rick Allen Walker.

10/10/2013

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Man Sentenced To Eight Years After Authorities Find Explosive Device, Bomb-Making Material In Apartment

A Los Angeles man pleaded no contest Tuesday to three felony counts stemming from a traffic stop in which an explosive device was found in his vehicle.

10/08/2013

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DA Warns Of Phony Collision Scams For Insurance Money

Drivers in Los Angeles County are being warned Monday about about scam artists who stage phony traffic collisions to collect insurance payouts.

09/16/2013

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