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FBI: Man Arrested At John Wayne Airport Was On His Way To Join Terrorist Group

A man arrested at John Wayne Airport, bound for the Middle East with a fradulently-obtained passport, told authorities he was going to join a known terrorist organization.

07/18/2014

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Feds Say Man Posed As Airline Worker To Get Free Travel

Federal officials say that a Georgia man posed as an airline employee to score cheap travel and resold the tickets for thousands of dollars.

07/11/2014

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FBI Agents Raid Atwater Village Ambulance Company

Federal law enforcement agents Thursday targeted an ambulance company in Atwater Village, but officials could not immediately reveal the reason for the raid, according to reports.

07/10/2014

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6 LA Sheriff’s Employees Convicted In Jail Abuse Probe

Six Los Angeles County sheriff’s employees have been convicted of obstructing a federal investigation into jail inmate abuse.

07/01/2014

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Pilot Bound For LA Reports Eye Injury As Laser Strikes From Ground Increase

The captain of a US Airways flight approaching LA from Phoenix suffered an eye injury from a laser strike early Wednesday morning.

CBS Los Angeles–06/19/2014

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Authorities Announce $100K Reward In Boyle Heights Molotov Cocktail Attack

Several law enforcement agencies Wednesday announced a $100,000 reward in connection with a firebomb attack that targeted several families at a Boyle Heights apartment complex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/18/2014

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Court Papers Reveal Informants In Corruption Sting

Newly unsealed court documents say one of California State Sen. Ron Calderon’s own aides and a former member of the state Assembly staff assisted the FBI in the corruption sting that ensnared the politician.

06/06/2014

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Deputy Charged With Taking Bribes For Fixing Tickets

A deputy believed to be the whistle-blower in the FBI corruption probe of the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department was charged Thursday with taking bribes.

06/05/2014

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Deputy Allegedly Aiding FBI Probe Into LA County Sheriff’s Dept. Arrested On Separate Charge

A deputy believed to be connected to the FBI’s corruption investigation into the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department reportedly has been arrested in a separate incident of alleged ticket-fixing.

06/04/2014

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LA County Sheriff’s Candidate Paul Tanaka Defends Hiding Informant From FBI

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s candidate who is the subject of an ongoing federal grand jury investigation into charges of brutality and corruption at L.A. County jails is explaining why deputies under his command tried to hide an inmate from the FBI.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2014

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12 Arrested In Alleged Koreatown Check Kiting Operation

Officials Wednesday arrested a dozen people and were seeking three others who have been charged in a large-scale, bank account “bustout” scheme, costing Southern California banks at least $15 million.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2014

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Burbank Officer Sentenced For Lying To FBI

A Burbank police officer has been sentenced to 2½ years in federal prison for lying to the FBI during an investigation of a suspected extortion scheme involving his girlfriend and her estranged husband.

05/12/2014

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Officials Accuse 16-Year-Old Canadian Boy Of Series Of Swatting Pranks In LA, Elsewhere

A variety of celebrities were the victims of swatting pranks in the past few years including Justin Bieber, the Kardashians, Selena Gomez, Rihanna, Tom Cruise and Ashton Kutcher, to just name a few.

05/09/2014

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FBI Arrests Moorpark Man In Teen ‘Sextortion’ Case

A 23-year-old Ventura County man has been arrested in connection to a sextortion case where he allegedly targeted underage music fans and conned them into sending him nude photos and videos.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2014

A combined effort of local and national agencies will keep radioactive materials out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

$30M Effort Begun To Keep Terrorists From Smuggling Radioactive Material Into Southland Ports

Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.

04/18/2014

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