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ICE: Panga In Manhattan Beach Was Carrying About 1,850 Pounds Of Pot

Authorities Saturday said two people have been detained in connection with the discovery of over 1,000 pounds of marijuana found inside a panga that washed ashore.

05/25/2013

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Amanda Bynes Arrested After She Allegedly Throws Bong Out Of Apartment Window

Police say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested in midtown Manhattan after she heaved a marijuana bong out of a window.

05/23/2013

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Former LA ‘Queen Pin’ Discusses Her Journey From Drug Dealing To Redemption

In the 1980s and early 90s, Jemeker Thompson-Hairston was one of the biggest drug dealers in Los Angeles. Seven years after her release from prison, she has turned her life around, founding a ministry and detailing her journey from drugs and money laundering to faith in a new memoir.

05/01/2013

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Parents Urged To Dispose Of Unused Prescription Drugs

Law enforcement agencies throughout Southern California are expected to take part this weekend in a nationwide effort to safely dispose of unused prescription drugs and other medications.

04/23/2013

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Death Of LA Clippers Owner’s Son Ruled Accidental

The death of the son of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling was ruled accidental, according to coroner’s investigators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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Attorney Accused Of Smuggling Heroin In Greeting Card To Jailed Client

Los Angeles attorney faces conspiracy and other charge involving an alleged attempt to smuggle heroin inside a greeting card to one of his clients incarcerated in county jail, the District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

04/12/2013

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Westminster Man Suffers Serious Burns After Homemade Fireworks Explosion

A man in his 40s is recovering Wednesday from second and third-degree burns after homemade fireworks exploded in his garage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2013

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Do You Know The Warning Signs Of Huffing?

Aria Doherty, 13, was a straight A student.

03/21/2013

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Criminal Charges Planned Against Pepperdine President’s Son In Drug Death Of Friend

The Sheriff’s department is planning to file criminal charges against the son of Pepperdine’s president in the drug overdose death of a friend.

03/07/2013

Arthur, dedicated K-9 officer, is retiring from active street patrols. (credit: El Segundo Police Dept.)

Drug-Busting K-9 Officer Set To Retire From Street Patrol

The El Segundo Police Department has announced that Arthur, a popular drug-busting K-9 officer, is retiring from street patrol.

02/23/2013

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3 Men Accused Of Selling ‘Bath Salts’ In Ventura County

Prosecutors Tuesday announced charges against three men accused of selling, possessing and distributing hallucinogenic drugs known as “bath salts” in Ventura County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/05/2013

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Man Dies While Being Taken Into Custody By Police In Culver City

Authorities Saturday are investigating the circumstances of the death of a suspect who died while in custody.

01/12/2013

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‘Anarchy’ Actor Wasn’t Under The Influence When He Killed Elderly Landlady

The former “Sons of Anarchy” actor who was the lone suspect in the killing of his elderly landlady did not have drugs in his system when he died, according to an autopsy report released Thursday.

11/29/2012

Kent and Jill Easter (courtesy OC District Attorney's Office)

Irvine Parents Indicted On Suspicion Of Planting Drugs On Parent-Volunteer

An Orange County husband and wife have been indicted by a grand jury for allegedly planting drugs on a parent-volunteer at their child’s school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2012

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Woman, 21, Shares Her Struggle To Overcome Addiction To Bath Salts

Say “bath salts” and most of us think of the stuff you sprinkle in a tub. But bath salts are the name of a dangerous and powerful new drug that turns normal people into zombies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2012

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