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‘Am I Ugly?’ Young Girls Ask Strangers On Internet To Judge Them

A growing trend online has some young girls asking strangers to tell them if they are ugly or pretty.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/29/2013

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5 Suspects Arrested In Connection With Internet Child Pornography

Five suspects were in custody Friday in connection with the possession and distribution of child pornography over the Internet.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2013

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Facebook To Let Teens Share With Bigger Audience

Facebook is now allowing teenagers to share their posts on the social network with anyone on the Internet, raising the risks of minors leaving a digital trail that could lead to trouble.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Free Wi-Fi Internet Plan Aimed At ‘Win-Win’ For Public, Private Sectors

A City Council committee was expected Tuesday to discuss a proposal that would provide free wireless Internet access throughout the city of Los Angeles.

10/08/2013

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West Covina Man With Rare Growth Condition Overcomes Physical Challenges To Help Others

A West Covina man with an extremely rare growth condition is overcoming his physical challenges to help others.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

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Some Local Café Owners Say Free Wi-Fi Drains Business

Some local coffee shop owners say that offering free Wi-Fi to patrons has been draining their business.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2013

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Lawmakers Aim To Limit ‘Revenge Porn’ Postings

State lawmakers are attempting to limit a distressing social media phenomenon known as “revenge porn,” where spurned suitors post intimate photos of their ex-lovers on the Internet for all to see.

08/25/2013

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Marines Punish 17 For Placing Sex-Seeking Ads On Internet While Deployed To Afghanistan

The Marine Corps says 17 people have been punished for placing ads on the Internet seeking sex while they were deployed to Afghanistan.

08/17/2013

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Man, 22, Poses As Girl To Meet With Underage Boy In Moorpark

A 22-year-old man was arrested for allegedly posing as a girl to meet an underage boy in Moorpark.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/16/2013

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UCLA Employee Resigns Amid Allegations He Engaged In Sexual Chats With Kids Online

A veteran University of California, Los Angeles employee has resigned amid allegations he engaged in inappropriate behavior with children on the Internet, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/02/2013

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18 Indicted In Illegal Online Gambling Ring

Eighteen alleged members of an violent gambling ring have been charged with operating an illegal Internet and telephone gambling business, authorities said Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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Van Nuys Man Indicted In Federal Child Pornography Case

A Van Nuys man was indicted Tuesday for allegedly possessing child pornography.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

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Officials Deem Threat Against Stevenson Ranch High School Bogus

Authorities and school administrators said Monday that a threat against a Stevenson Ranch high school was unsubstantiated.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2013

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Thaddis ‘Kuk’ Harrell Launches Talent Search For The Next Big Music Sensation!

Looking to get discovered? Four-­Time Grammy Winning album producer/vocal producer Thaddis ‘Kuk’ Harrell is looking for the next big star!

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/17/2013

Jimmy Galindo, 32, of Alhambra, was the first defendant to be publicly identified under the county's "Stop-The-John Project" after being sentenced to 30 days in jail and a $275 fine for his conviction on solicitation charges on Feb. 13. (courtesy San Bernardino County District Attorney's Office)

‘Stop The John’ Project To ID Defendants Convicted Of Solicitation

If you attempt to hire a prostitute in San Bernardino County, consider yourself warned: your face could soon be plastered all over the Internet.

04/03/2013

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