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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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FBI: ‘Family Annihilator’ On Most Wanted List Has LA-Area Roots

The FBI says a man on its Most Wanted list suspected of bludgeoning his mother, wife and three sons to death with a hammer nearly 40 years ago has Southern California roots.

04/18/2014

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LA Mom Faces Charges In Overseas Custody Dispute

A woman who was arrested in France on charges of breaking child custody laws has been returned to Los Angeles to face prosecution.

04/10/2014

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FBI Searches Legislative Office Belonging To Embattled State Sen. Leland Yee

FBI agents on Tuesday searched a legislative office belonging to state Sen. Leland Yee, a San Francisco Democrat who was arrested and charged last week as part of a wider federal investigation into criminal activity in San Francisco’s Chinatown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2014

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California State Senator Accused Of Gun Charges

The allegations against State Sen. Leland Yee were outlined in an FBI affidavit in support of a criminal complaint unsealed Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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