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Sheriff: New California Law Plays Significant Role In Crime Rise

A recent change in California law making certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies played “a significant role” in the rising crime rate in Los Angeles County and has taken away the incentive for addicts to seek treatment, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.

07/23/2015

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Report: Bill Cosby Said He Obtained Drugs To Give Women For Sex

Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he got quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with, and that he gave the sedative to at least one woman and “other people,” according to documents obtained Monday by The Associated Press.

07/06/2015

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Dreams Up In Smoke: Aspiring Actress Gets Caught Up In Pot-Smuggling Plot

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — She was a quintessential small-town girl: sweet, gracious, naive, growing up in the small town of Bremerton, Wash., with a perfectly insulated life. But Meili Cady had much more planned: She […]

07/01/2015

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Riverside Family Sues Nurse After Traces Of Chemical Found On Shirt Of Burned Child

A Riverside family is suing a nurse and a home-health agency after a young special-needs boy was severely burned while under care.

06/29/2015

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Illicit Drugs ‘Rampant’ In California State Prisons

The Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is spending $8 million this year on drug-detecting scanners and a new breed of drug-sniffing dogs while also employing strip searches on visitors suspected of carrying drugs.

06/21/2015

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California Takes First Step To Regulate Medical Marijuana

California took the first step Thursday to regulate its nearly 20-year-old medical marijuana industry, one that lawmakers said currently resembles something out of the “wild, wild West.”

06/04/2015

Victims of a bizarre stabbing attack on the 215 Freeway speak out. (credit: CBS)

Family Attacked, Slashed On 215 Freeway Discuss Their Harrowing Ordeal

The suspect began stabbing the 18-month-old boy in his neck and tried pulling the child in a car seat out of the vehicle.

05/17/2015

Police and CHP pursued a narcotics suspect on the 101 Freeway Sunday evening. (credit: CBS)

Possible Narcotics Suspect Leads High-Speed Chase On 101 Freeway

Police are chasing a suspect, possibly for narcotics, on the southbound 101 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley.

05/17/2015

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Renowned Litigator Robert Shapiro, Wife Open Up About Son’s Untimely Death

Renowned litigator Robert Shapiro and his wife, Linell, lovingly remember their first born son Brent, who died at just 24 years old due to an addiction.

05/13/2015

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David Goldstein Investigation: Dozens Of Shut-Down Pot Shops Reopen Under New Names

After Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer claimed to have closed a large number of pot shops in the city, CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein found that dozens of them have reopened to defy the law once again.

04/28/2015

Josh Hamilton, outfielder for the Texas Rangers, talks with the media at Globe Life Park on April 27, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. Hamilton was acquired from the Los Angels in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Hamilton Traded Back To Texas After Troubled Angels Stint

Josh Hamilton is back with the Texas Rangers after two troubled seasons with the Los Angeles Angels filled with poor performance, injuries and an alcohol and drug relapse.

04/27/2015

Nelly hits the red carpet before the Grammys (credit: Jennifer McBride/CBS)

Reality Star, Rapper Nelly Arrested On Drug Charges

When troopers searched the bus, they found five rocks that tested positive for meth, as well as a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

04/11/2015

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Police: 26 Detained In Raids On Pasadena Drug Labs

Two legitimate businesses in Pasadena were fronts for a hash-oil drug factory, according to police.

04/06/2015

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Judge: CeeLo Green In Compliance With Probation In Drug Case

The Grammy Award-winning singer has been working with homeless veterans in Los Angeles’ Skid Row neighborhood and with a music foundation, according to a probation report filed in the singer’s case Monday.

03/02/2015

Dorothy Zamora is accused of being a major meth dealer out of her Granada Hills home. (credit: Simi Valley Police Dept.)

54-Year-Old Granada Hills Woman Accused Of Being Major Meth Dealer

Dorothy Zamora was also booked on a variety of weapons charges.

02/27/2015

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