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Aspiring Rapper Lil Za, Bieber’s Friend, Gets Probation In Drug Case

An aspiring rapper who was arrested during a search of Justin Bieber’s mansion pleaded no contest Wednesday to felony possession of ecstasy and was sentenced to probation and community service.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/30/2014

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Viewing Held For Fallen Veteran LAPD Motorcycle Officer

A viewing was held Monday for fallen LAPD motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who was struck and killed by a driver who was allegedly high on drugs.

04/21/2014

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LA Doctor Charged With Drug Trafficking, Money Laundering

A Los Angeles-based doctor surrendered Thursday to federal authorities after being indicted on charges that he had illegally distributed drugs, including painkillers that are considered to be powerful and addictive.

04/10/2014

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California Prisons Find 1 In 4 Inmates Used Drugs

Under the recommendation, a first positive test for drug use would cost inmates 90 days’ pay from work assignments, and repeat offenses could mean up to year of lost wages.

04/07/2014

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Lil’ Za Has Felony Property Damage Charge Reduced To Misdemeanor

A felony property damage charge against a friend and former housemate of Justin Bieber was reduced Wednesday to a misdemeanor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the dugout during the spring training game against the San Diego Padres at Maryvale Baseball Park on March 7, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

MLB Hopes For New Drug Agreement Within The Week

Baseball players and management hope to reach a new drug agreement this week that would increase initial penalties for muscle-building steroids and decrease suspensions for some positive tests caused by unintentional use, people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press.

03/25/2014

Police say Antonio Velez (left) and his brother Ismael Temores were involved in mail theft and other crimes. (credit: Moreno Valley Police Dept.)

Moreno Valley Police Bust 2 Brothers For Alleged Mail Theft

Moreno Valley Police say they have arrested two brothers for mail theft.

03/22/2014

Attorney General Kamala D. Harris releases a report on the growing influence of transnational criminal organizations and "cyber-gangs" in California on March 20, 2014. (credit: Claudia Peschiutta/KNX1070 Newsradio)

Attorney General: California Biggest Target For Cartels, Transnational Gangs In US

Attorney General Kamala Harris says California’s location, size and its role in the digital economy make the state a major hub for the money-making schemes of Mexican cartels and TCOs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/20/2014

KNX On Your Corner

KNX On Your Corner: Overtaken

It’s not supposed to happen in south Orange County.

03/14/2014

Former NFL safety Darren Sharper appears in a Los Angeles Superior courtroom Thursday, February 20, 2014, pleading not guilty to charges of drugging and raping a pair of women he allegedly met at a West Hollywood nightclub. (credit: Bob Chamberlin/AFP/Getty Images)

Ex-NFL Player Accused Of 2 Rapes In WeHo Faces New Sexual Assault Charges In Arizona

Darren Sharper, 38, remains behind bars in Los Angeles — without bail — while awaiting a hearing Thursday in connection with an arrest warrant from New Orleans alleging that he raped two women there last Sept. 23.

03/12/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

Marijuana plants sit on a rack at the Berkeley Patients Group March 25, 2010 in Berkeley, California. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen certified a ballot initiative late yesterday to legalize the possession and sale of marijuana in the State of California after proponents of the measure submitted over 690,000 signatures. The measure will appear on the November 2 general election ballot. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: National Cocaine Use Drops, Pot Consumption On The Rise

While cocaine use reportedly dropped heavily across the country between 2006 and 2010, the amount of marijuana use increased dramatically, according to a study released Monday by Santa Monica-based RAND Corp.

03/10/2014

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Long Beach Woman Arrested For Selling Illegal Drugs From Unlicensed Daycare

A Long Beach woman was arrested for selling illegal drugs from her unlicensed daycare.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2014

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Man, 22, Accused Of Driving Under The Influence In Deadly Riverside Accident

Officials in Riverside say a 22-year-old male driving under the influence Friday morning, caused a collision that fatally injured a man.

01/31/2014

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Border Patrol Agents Find Almost 700 Pounds Of Cocaine In Man’s Car

The estimated street value of the cocaine is $6.7 million.

01/24/2014

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