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Only On 2: LAPD Officer Announces Ticket-Writing Plans On Facebook

An LAPD officer is taking an unusual approach to tackle what he calls a growing safety problem: He’s using social media to warn drivers that he will start issuing more traffic tickets.

01/29/2015

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Facebook, Instagram Experience Outage As Hacker Group Claims Responsibility

The social media sites Facebook, Instagram and Tinder were all down Monday night, and a hacker group has already claimed responsibility for the outage.

01/26/2015

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Teacher Put On Leave For Alleged Facebook Post Condoning Student-Teacher Sex

An art teacher at South Hills High School is the latest of five employees to be investigated by the Covina-Valley Unified School District after sexual comments he reportedly posted on social media.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/22/2015

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Who Really Benefits From Job Perks?

While there are some companies where the perks cap out at free coffee there are other places where workers are showered with luxuries: on-site massages, getaways, food stipends – the works.

01/05/2015

Raymond Dussault acknowledges he went overboard with a post comparing his political opponents to Nazis. (credit: CBS)

Only On 9: Heated Fight Over Oil Drilling In Hermosa Beach Gets Personal, Nasty

“I’m hardly the first person to post something late at night and cringe at myself in the morning,” Raymond Dussault says.

12/28/2014

Nina Tinney of Newport Beach captured this rare waterspout on video Friday. (credit: CBS)

Newport Beach Woman Who Captured Waterspout On Video Speaks To CBS2

“You could see the funnel coming out of the sky and then you saw the rotation in the water and it turned into white water and it was just amazing,” said Nina Tinney.

12/12/2014

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Impostor Facebook Pages Designed To Dupe Friends And Family

Impostors have recently weaseled their way into the world of social media, making communication confusing for many users.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/17/2014

Three 13 year old girls were killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash on Halloween night while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana. (credit: CBS)

Victims Of O.C. Halloween Hit-And-Run Remembered On Eve Of Funeral Services

On the eve of funeral services, loved ones of three teenage girls who were killed on Halloween in a hit-and-run crash gathered Friday to pay their respects.

11/07/2014

Santa Ana is in mourning Saturday after a hit-and-run driver killed three 13-year-olds who were out trick-or-treating. (credit: CBS)

Devastated Mom Mourns Twin Daughters Killed While Trick-Or-Treating

“I can’t find word to describe this intense pain,” Cynthia Huerta said.

11/01/2014

Sergio Castanon Sr. does not believe his son, Sergio Jr., was serious when he allegedly posted threats against Pierce College on his Facebook page. (credit: CBS)

Father Of Man Accused Of Threatening Pierce College Says He Was Only Joking

“There’s nothing to worry [about],” the man’s father said, “I know my son.”

10/16/2014

Misty Upham attends a screening of "August: Osage County" in 2013. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Entertainment)

Body Of Missing Actress Misty Upham Reportedly Found At Bottom Of Embankment

The actress’ distraught father told reporters that his daughter was often suicidal but he believed she would never kill herself.

10/16/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

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Carjacking Victim Lured By Female Suspect On Facebook, Held At Knife Point In Oxnard

A 29-year-old male was held at knife point Saturday by four alleged carjacking suspects.

CBS Los Angeles–09/27/2014

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Exclusive: Woman Held Overseas For ‘Drugs That Weren’t Mine’

A Southland veterinarian traveling the world to help animals is now the one in need of aid.

09/21/2014

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Seal Beach Holds Town Hall To Discuss City’s Ugly Coyote Problem

“Just this week” — there were five reports of pets being killed. “It’s out of control,” Denise Simmerman added.

09/10/2014

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