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LA County To Access Criminal Waivers For Foster Parents, Social Workers

A new state law could allow social workers in Los Angeles County to find out if any foster parent or agency worker has a criminal past.

08/27/2014

Four people were rescued near Malibu Saturday when this boat caught fire. (credit: CBS)

4 People Rescued After Boat Catches Fire Off Malibu

The boat was about 1000 yards off shore, near Paradise Cove, when the boat reported being in distress.

08/16/2014

Police in Camarillo say this man has exposed his genitals to at least three women in the past year. (credit: Ventura County Sheriff)

Only On CBS2: Encino Real Estate Agent Suspected Of Being Camarillo Flasher

Police also said following the CBS2 and KCAL9 report they were “flooded” with calls from people who recognized the suspect.

07/16/2014

A worker in Bali gets ready to inject a dog with the rabies vaccine. (credit: Ulet Ifansasti/Getty Images News)

Rabid Skunk Found In LA County For First Time In 35 Years

The disease has jumped from bats to skunks, officials said.

07/04/2014

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2 Die While In Custody Of LA County Sheriff’s Deputies

Two people have died in the custody of Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies.

06/28/2014

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Century Station Youth Activities League, Sports Complex Reopens In South LA

The Century Youth Activities League Center reopened Monday in South Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2014

A Compton father drowned at a Lake inside Cerritos Regional County Park on Father's Day as his horrified family looked on. (credit: CBS)

Compton Dad Drowns In Lake At Cerritos Regional County Park On Father’s Day

The man’s daughter reportedly began yelling that her father couldn’t swim.

06/15/2014

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California May Have Just Seen Lowest Voter Turnout In Its History

The ballots counted so far put turnout about 18.4 percent, although that will certainly grow as elections officials count hundreds of thousands of outstanding ballots, including 166,000 in Los Angeles County.

06/05/2014

The deadly MERS virus as seen under a microscope. (credit: CBS)

16 Being Monitored In LA County For Possible Exposure To Deadly MERS

The California Department of Public Health says the 16 people were all passengers on a flight with a man who is now hospitalized with the disease in Florida.

05/22/2014

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Animal Control Officials Urge People To Vaccinate Dogs Against Parvo After Deadly Outbreak

The Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control on Wednesday said there has been a large outbreak of the often-fatal virus with many cases centered in and near the Antelope Valley.

05/07/2014

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Man Wanted For Stealing More Than $35K Worth Of Electronics From LA County Stores

The suspect’s latest heist was an $800 smartphone from a Best Buy in Torrance, authorities said.

04/23/2014

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Everything You Wanted To Know About #LArain

The Los Angeles County Operational Area Emergency Operations Center (CEOC) was launched Saturday at 6 a.m.

03/01/2014

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Glendora Residents Brace For Potential Mudslides In Anticipation Of Storm

Residents affected by the recent Colby Fire in Glendora are not hesitating to prepare for California’s first Winter storm of the year.

02/25/2014

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ACLU Sues Supervisors Over Cross Returned To LA County Seal

The American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of Southern California is challenging a decision by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors to restore a cross to the county’s official seal.

02/06/2014

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Mobile App Allows LA Residents To Report Graffiti, Request Repairs

The mobile app, named “The Works,” was expanded Tuesday to connect users to the departments of Parks and Recreation, Public Health, and Regional Planning.

01/28/2014

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