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Bryan Stow Attacker Held Without Bail On Federal Gun Charges

Judge Frederick Mumm said Marvin Norwood was a danger to the community and a flight risk and should be held pending trial.

02/26/2014

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Man, 27, Pleads Not Guilty In Online ‘Revenge Porn’ Case

The 27-year-old owner of a now-defunct website that showcased stolen pictures of nude women pleaded not guilty Friday to federal charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2014

(L-R) Jonathan Jarrell, Steven Aguirre and Clifford Henry were arrested in connection with recklessly starting a campfire that allegedly sparked the nearly 2,000-acre Colby Fire. (credit: Glendora Police Department)

Federal Grand Jury Indicts 3 Men In ‘Colby Fire’

A federal grand jury has indicted three men on charges of causing a Los Angeles-area wildfire that burned five homes.

01/31/2014

Suspects Balletto and Pearmain are accused of holding a teen as a sex slave. (credit: US Attorney's Office)

Disturbing Details Emerge In Story Of Valley Teen Held As Sex Slave

Authorities say a 15-year-old Valley runaway was held for days against her will as a sex slave on a pot farm in Northern California.

07/26/2013

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Canadian Man Accused In Grandparent Scam Pleads Not Guilty In LA

A Canadian man accused of scamming money from people by convincing them their grandchildren were in danger overseas has pleaded not guilty to federal charges in Los Angeles.

10/26/2012

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2 Plead Guilty To Illegal Rhino Horn Trafficking

Federal prosecutors say two people have pleaded guilty to international trafficking of endangered rhinoceros horn to China and Vietnam.

09/15/2012

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3 Accused In Detroit-Based Ponzi Scheme Nabbed In SoCal

The FBI says three people wanted on federal fraud charges in connection with a $25 million investment scheme based in Detroit have been arrested in Southern California.

09/15/2012

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Retired U.S. Army Major To Be Sentenced For Accepting Bribes From Contractors Delivering Water To Troops

A retired U.S. Army major from Moreno Valley is set to be sentenced Wednesday for accepting bribes from contractors delivering bottled water to troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.

06/13/2012

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Southern California Doctors Arrested In Nationwide Medicare Fraud Sweep

Eight Los Angeles medical professionals people, including two doctors, are in custody Wednesday after a nationwide Medicare fraud sweep.

05/02/2012

Scarlett Johansson was targeted by alleged email hacker Christopher Chaney (credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto/Getty Images)

Celebrity Email Hacking Suspect To Enter Guilty Plea

A Florida man is expected to enter a guilty plea in a Los Angeles federal court Monday to charges of hacking into the email accounts of celebrities including Scarlett Johansson, Christina Aguilera, and Mila Kunis.

03/22/2012

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Romanian Indicted For Hacking Into NASA Computers At JPL

A Romanian citizen has been indicted on federal charges of hacking into NASA computers at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, causing more than $500,000 in damage.

02/08/2012

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3 Arrested During Panga Boat Bust To Appear In Court Monday

Three men suspected of attempting to smuggle a boatload of marijuana are expected to appear in court Monday on federal drug trafficking charges.

01/29/2012

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8 SoCal Men Arrested In Federal Child Porn Sweep

Eight Southern California men were arrested Friday during a federal law enforcement sweep targeting alleged users and distributors of child pornography.

12/02/2011

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Man Faces Stowaway Charges After Airport Arrest

A Nigerian American has been indicted on federal stowaway charges after authorities say he breached three layers of airport security when he got on a cross-country flight with an expired boarding pass.

07/09/2011

Britney Spears performs on stage during the 2007 MTV Video Music Awards held at The Palms Hotel and Casino on September 9, 2007 in Las Vegas.  (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

2 Men Held For Alleged Britney Spears Movie Scam

Two men were arrested Thursday for allegedly getting people to invest in a bogus movie they claimed Britney Spears and Nick Nolte would star in, federal prosecutors said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011

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