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Special Task Force Busts Burglary Ring Targeting San Fernando Valley

A special burglary task force nabbed a ring of burglars, who police said had targeted expensive neighborhoods across Southern California.

04/05/2012

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Convicted Killer Got More Than $30K In Unemployment While Jailed In LA County

Authorities say a convicted murderer made famous for having a murder scene tattooed on his chest received unemployment benefits while he was in Los Angeles County jail.

03/03/2012

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Fugitive Returned To LA From Mexico Accused As ‘Dead Presidents’ Killer

A man who had been on the run for more than a decade has arrived in Southern California from Mexico to face charges in the fatal shootings of four people, including two gang leaders.

12/29/2011

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3 Suspects In Custody For Christmas Murder Of Mother Of 3-Year-Old

Officials announced Wednesday that they had three suspects in custody for the Christmas night murder of an innocent woman gunned down in front of her 3-year-old daughter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/31/2011

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FBI, LAPD Crack Down On Pacoima-Based Gang

Federal prosecutors have arrested 10 gang members and associates for allegedly selling methamphetamine and firearms.

06/30/2011

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Deputies Shoot And Kill Outlaw Biker’s Dog During Chop Shop Bust

Sheriff’s deputies busting a chop shop at a man’s residence in Perris Tuesday, shot and killed the man’s dog after it attacked a K-9 officer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/29/2011

Teen Shot Near Pomona Elementary School

Police Thursday searched for suspects after a boy, 15, was shot in the leg in an apparent gang-related attack outside an elementary school in Pomona.

01/27/2011

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Dozens Of Gang Members Arrested In Narcotics Bust Near LAX

An 18-month-long investigation of extortion and narcotics trafficking in the area east of Los Angeles International Airport ends in the arrests of nearly two dozen suspects.

01/19/2011

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2 Garden Grove Gang Members Get Life For Killing Rival And Girlfriend

Two Garden Grove gang members will likely spend the rest of their lives in prison for gunning down a rival and his girlfriend in Garden Grove in 2007.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/14/2011

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Beck Downplays Fallout From Potential LAPD Gang Unit Exodus

A standoff with officers over financial disclosure forms won’t affect the department’s response ability, according to LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.

01/11/2011

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LA Gang Officers Quit Over Financial Rules

Dozens of Los Angeles gang officers across the city are quitting their assignments over a requirement to reveal details of their personal finances under strict anti-corruption rules.

01/10/2011

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Compton Teen, 16, Killed In Gang-Related Shooting

Authorities said a 16-year-old boy was killed Wednesday in an apparent gang- related shooting in an unincorporated area near Compton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/29/2010

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50 Arrested In White-Supremacist Gang Crackdown

About 50 people were arrested Thursday as part of a crackdown on white-supremacist gangs in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/16/2010

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Police, Feds Involved In LA, Riverside County Crime Sweep

Hundreds of agents and officers are sweeping through Los Angeles and Riverside counties to arrest people accused of supplying street gangs with drugs and guns.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–10/21/2010

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LA Wary Of Anti-Gang ‘Bailout’ Funds

The Youth Promise Act would dole out money to organizations promising to hire gang members, but Republicans are unlikely to approve of another spending initiative.

09/03/2010

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