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Feds Target SoCal ‘Maternity Tourism’ Schemes

Investigators served search warrants at around two dozen locations across the Southland Tuesday targeting maternity tourism schemes, authorities said.


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Feds Approve California Switch To Computer-Based Standardized Testing For K-12

Federal education officials on Friday approved California’s plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring.


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20 Gang Members, Nearly 8 Million Doses Of PCP Seized In Bust

The indictments and arrests came after a six-year investigation.


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Landlord Challenges Feds In Calif. Medical Pot Case

Tony Jalali now is fighting back, challenging the efforts of federal prosecutors who are using a well-established law that allows for the seizure of property linked to criminal activity.


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Feds Search Calif. Doctor’s Office In Painkiller Probe

Federal authorities have searched the office of a doctor suspected of prescribing Vicodin and other painkillers to patients who had no medical need for them.


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‘Die Hard’ Director Has Until April 3 To Surrender To Feds For 1-Year Prison Sentence

“Die Hard” director John McTiernan must surrender to the feds by April 3 to begin serving a one-year prison sentence for lying to FBI agents.


Pot Shops In Eagle Rock, Downtown LA Targeted In Lawsuits, DEA Raids

DEA agents raided three locations, filed notices of asset forfeiture, and sent out 67 letters to pot shop operators or property owners across the Southland.


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Morton Sentenced To 2-Years Probation

Federal authorities say former NFL player Johnnie Morton Jr. has been sentenced to two years probation for lying to a grand jury during a criminal probe of his California business associate.


City Council member Osvaldo Conde with unidentified female at the El Portrero nightclub in Cudahy on March 24, 2012 (courtesy US Attorney's office)

Cudahy Mayor, 2 Other Officials Indicted On Bribery Charges

Three officials with the city of Cudahy were indicted on Friday on bribery charges stemming from an undercover FBI investigation.


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Feds Could Slap SCE With Violations After Finding Security Problems At San Onofre

Federal regulators have uncovered security problems at the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant that could result in Southern California Edison being slapped with violations.


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Feds Ask Facebook, Google For Backdoor Wiretapping Access

Whether you like it or not, the federal government wants to be your friend on Facebook.


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Congressman Sherman Finds 4,176 Taxpayers In LA County Owed Money From IRS

Congressman Brad Sherman (D – Sherman Oaks) has uncovered more than 4,000 taxpayers in LA County who are owed checks from the IRS.



Feds Seize Gambling Site Bodog, Indict Founder

The sports gambling site Bodog was shut down and four Canadians indicted, including founder Calvin Ayre, for illegal gambling that generated more than $100 million in winnings, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.


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WeHo Pot Dispensary Raids May Signal Tougher DEA Stance

For the first time in two years, federal agents took down a local medical pot dispensary — a move that could point to strategy shift by the White House.

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State, Feds Agree To Clean Up Santa Susana Nuclear Site

State and federal officials have signed agreements to remove all contamination and return the site of a partial nuclear meltdown just outside Los Angeles back to its natural state.

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