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Riverside Police Investigate Link Between 3 Separate Home Invasions

Detectives are investigating Friday three separate assault incidents that they believe could be connected.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/11/2013

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New Silver Alert Program Helps Find Missing Elderly

When children are reported missing an Amber Alert is issued to help find them. Now, a similar system is being put in place for missing elderly residents: it’s called the Silver Alert.

12/19/2012

Senior citizens at retirement home

Greuel: LA Needs Better Tracking, Reporting Of Services To Seniors

Senior citizens in Los Angeles may not be receiving meals and other services funded by city programs, according to an audit released Wednesday.

12/05/2012

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Coroner Identifies Elderly Woman Killed In Irwindale Hit-And-Run

Authorities Saturday released the identity of an elderly woman killed in a hit–and-run accident in Irwindale.

11/03/2012

Doris Ann Gamble aka Doris Thompson. (credit: CBS)

Woman, 82, Charged With 7 Counts Of Burglary, Angry At Media Attention

An 82-year-old woman whose rap sheet goes back more than 50 years pleaded not guilty to burglarizing doctors’ offices in a Los Angeles County court appearance, where she also lashed out at television cameras.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2012

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93-Year-Old Woman Faces Foreclosure On West Hollywood Home

A 93-year-old woman is facing foreclosure after taking a second mortgage out on her West Hollywood home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/01/2012

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Spotlight On Senior Drivers After Crash Involving 100-Year-Old Outside South LA School

Senior drivers are in the spotlight Thursday after a nearly 101-year-old man backed his car into several children and adults near a South Los Angeles elementary school on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2012

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South LA School Staff, Parents To Talk Safety After Crash Injures 14

Crisis counselors were meeting with students at Main Street Elementary about emotional issues stemming from what police said appears to be a tragic accident.

08/30/2012

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Police Warn Of Scam Targeting Seniors

The Beverly Hills Police Department is warning the public Friday to be on guard against scam artists who prey on seniors by posing as youthful relatives in desperate need of emergency funds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/06/2012

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Man Sues Assisted Living Center For Elder Abuse In 89-Year-Old Mother’s Death

A lawsuit was filed Wednesday against a Valencia-area assisted living home alleging the wrongful death of an 89-year-old woman who died after she was left outside in more than 100-degree heat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2012

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Report: Rate Of OC Elder Abuse Skyrockets In ‘Perfect Storm’

The number of reported elderly abuse incidents is on the rise in Orange County, according to a report released Monday.

06/18/2012

John Arthur Walthall (courtesy FBI)

Eccentric OC Man Sentenced For $5.5M Gold Mining Scheme

John Arthur Walthall swindled an elderly couple out of millions and used it to pay off debt, pay for his son’s film school and buy a hyperbaric oxygen chamber.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/01/2012

Sid Landau (FILE/CBS)

2-Time Sex Offender, 72, To Ask Court For Change In ‘Predator’ Status

72-year-old Sid Landau will have his day in court to prove he no longer poses a threat as a sexually violent predator.

CBS Los Angeles–04/20/2012

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Man Arrested For Allegedly Conning Seniors In AAA Scam

An alleged scam artist who preyed on elderly victims using a disabled vehicle con has been arrested by detectives.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/21/2012

Raul Estrada (courtesy Alhambra Police Department)

Alhambra Man With Alzheimer’s Disease, 82, Reported Missing

Raul Estrada was last seen at around 3:00 p.m. on Sunday in southwest Alhambra.

03/19/2012

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