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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Big Cities’ People-in-Power Don’t Understand Crime And Murder

For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.

07/11/2012

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2 Dead, Suspect In Custody Following Gang-Related Shooting

A gang-related shooting in the Lafayette Square area of Los Angeles Wednesday left two people dead and one suspect in custody, police said.

06/20/2012

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Police: Gangs May Be Behind Daytime Break-Ins At Luxury Glendale Homes

Street gangs from South L..A. may be behind series of daytime burglaries in Glendale, police said Friday.

04/13/2012

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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

Kashmier Shari James was gunned down on Christmas night. (credit: CBS)

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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