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Stranger Discovers Stolen Car After Owner’s Plea For Help On Facebook

When a woman’s SUV was stolen from her driveway Monday morning, she published a plea for help over Facebook, where a perfect stranger came to the rescue.

08/12/2014

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Mother Apologizes On Facebook For Son’s Alleged Car Burglaries

The mother of a 17-year-old male suspect Monday publicly apologized on Facebook for her son’s alleged car robberies that occurred over the weekend in Apple Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/11/2014

A found tortoise in Alhambra has been reunited with his human family. His name is Dirk. Yes, Dirk. (credit: Alhambra Police Department)

Lost 150-Pound Tortoise Reunited With His Human Family In Alhambra

For the record, the tortoise is named Dirk.

08/03/2014

Todd Thomas nearly lost his right leg to a spider bite. He's been in the hospital eight weeks. (credit: CBS)

Only On CBS2: Man Nearly Loses Leg After Possibly Being Bitten By Spider

He’s had at least 10 surgeries, with the latest Wednesday.

07/31/2014

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Arrest Made In Violent Attack On Riverside Teen At Comic Con

“…My daughter was found on the side of the road covered in blood with no ID, unconscious. They are unsure what happened to her,” the teen’s mother wrote.

07/30/2014

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OK Cupid Latest Social Media Site Admitting To Manipulating Users’ Data

In the wake of all the backlash directed at Facebook for manipulating users’ data, dating website OK Cupid has just admitted to doing the same thing.

07/30/2014

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Facebook Comes Clean About Social Experiment On Nearly 700K Users

Facebook is coming clean about a social experiment it conducted on nearly 700,000 of its users two years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/30/2014

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Some Couples Participating In Social Media Prenups

Some couples are now participating in so-called social media prenups.

06/05/2014

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Caught On Tape: 2 Teens Allegedly Beat Classmate On OC Playground

Two teens have been arrested in the apparent beating of a 16-year-old boy in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/04/2014

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Zuckerberg, Wife Gift $120M To Calif. Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to the San Francisco Bay Area’s public school system.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2014

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Tips For Your Next Road Trip

Going on a road trip? Here’s a list of great tips to make your outing that much better.

05/20/2014

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Bill Restrains Schools Tracking Social Media Posts

The state Assembly has unanimously passed a bill restricting how school districts monitor and track students on social media.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/15/2014

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Cyber-Crimes Expert Provides Tips On How To Keep Kids Safe From Predators

An author and cyber-crimes expert is providing parents with tips on how to keep their kids safe from predators.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/07/2014

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Family Of Missing Man Will Celebrate His 20th Birthday Wednesday

Bryce Laspisa has been missing since 2 a.m. on August 30, 2013.

04/27/2014

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Anaheim Man, 23, Accused Of Facebook Sextortion Scheme

A 23-year-old Anaheim man has been accused of using social media to lure a girl into sending him nude pictures of herself, which he then reportedly used in a sextortion scheme.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/25/2014

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