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Gang Violence, Fears For Children In Central America Fuel Rush To US

Many immigrants flooding across the southern border of the U.S. say they’re fleeing violent gangs in Central America.

07/24/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris (credit: CBS)

Top Prosecutor To Help Immigrants Get Lawyers

Kamala Harris called the surge in young immigrants a humanitarian crisis, echoing comments made a day earlier by Gov. Jerry Brown, a fellow Democrat.

07/24/2014

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Salvation Army In Bell Proposes Shelter To House 136 Undocumented Children

The meeting, held at 7 p.m., drew opponents and proponents.

07/23/2014

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Sylmar Couple Charged With Human Trafficking, Slavery Involving Young Girl

A Sylmar couple has been charged with human trafficking and slavery involving a 9-year-old girl who was smuggled from El Salvador.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2014

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Fugitive Accused Of Sex Crimes Against 4 Daughters Captured

A 51-year-old fugitive who was wanted on child molestation charges in Riverside County was captured in Mexico and turned over to federal agents in Los Angeles Thursday afternoon, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/13/2014

Clarence Goodson #21 of the United States battles for the ball against Rafael Burgos #9 of El Salvador in the second half during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal game at M&T Bank Stadium on July 21, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

US Defeats El Salvador 5-1 In Gold Cup Quarters

Clarence Goodson and Joe Corona scored during an eight-minute span of the first half, and the U.S. cruised past El Salvador 5-1 Sunday to advance to the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.

07/21/2013

2012 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying - Day 5

El Salvador’s Late Goal Ends US Olympic Hopes

Jaime Alas scored in stoppage time and El Salvador ousted the United States from Olympic qualifying Monday night with a 3-3 tie.

03/26/2012

Ana Alicia Giron, the grandmother of 8-year old migrant Veronica Giron (not pictured) recounts her ordeal to bring her granddaughter safely into the U.S., during a news conference at the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) offices in Los Angeles on Tuesday, May 17, 2011. (credit: AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Girl, 8, Sexually Assaulted In Illegal Immigration Bid Gets Amnesty

Veronica Giron has been reunited with her local grandmother after a harrowing journey that included her being sexually assaulted and detained for her own safety in Mexico.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/17/2011

Actor Charlie Sheen arrives at the CBS Summer "Stars Party 2007" held on the Wadsworth Theatre "Great Lawn" on July 19, 2007, in Los Angeles. (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

El Salvadoran Official Wants Apology From Sheen For Putdown

The El Salvadoran consul general in in Los Angeles has asked Charlie Sheen to apologize for what he says were disrespectful comments about the Central American nation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011

These reindeer figures were seized because they were made of grasses with viable seeds that showed signs of disease. (credit: Customs And Border Protection)

Decorative Reindeer Made Of Grass, Seeds Seized At LAX

Two reindeer have been detained at Los Angeles International Airport, but an overweight man wearing red with a white beard is still at large.

12/23/2010

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