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LA County Reports First Human West Nile Case

Health officials have confirmed the year’s first known human case of West Nile in Los Angeles County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2012

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Sheriff’s Deputies Save Baby Girl From Choking To Death

Authorities say a 15-month-old girl was saved Friday night when sheriff’s deputies kept her from choking on food at Bonelli Park in San Dimas.

06/01/2012

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High Winds Move Into The Southland Causing Some Damage

Powerful winds moved into Southern California Tuesday night, leading to warnings in the mountains and deserts and causing some damage.

05/22/2012

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LA County Sheriff’s Deputy Charged With Sex Crimes With Girl, 16

Prosecutors have charged a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy with sex crimes against a girl he met through the Explorer program for youth interested in law enforcement careers.

04/26/2012

Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) (credit: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

04/14/2012

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Gas Prices Fall For 10th Consecutive Day In LA County, OC

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County fell Sunday for the 10th consecutive day, dropping 1.1 cents to $3.784.

11/20/2011

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Report: Drug Trade Is Thriving In LA County Jails

An illicit drug trade is thriving at Los Angeles County jails, helped in part by crooked guards who deliver contraband to inmates.

10/02/2011

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Oasis Fire Burns 225 Acres On LA/San Bernardino County Line

A brush fire on the LA and San Bernardino County line has burned about 225 acres Saturday, according to officials.

08/27/2011

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Ruling: LA County Officials Can’t Mandate Condoms In Porn

A Los Angeles appeals court says the legal system can’t compel public health officials to require and enforce condom use in porn.

06/23/2011

Fourteen-year-old Anamika Veeramani of Cleveland, Ohio, hoists her trophy after winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee June 4, 2010 in Washington, DC. Veeramani spelled "stromuhr" to win the competition.  (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

3 Locals Eliminated From National S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G Bee

Two Los Angeles County students and one from Orange County were eliminated Wednesday from the Scripps National Spelling Bee in National Harbor, Md.

06/01/2011

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Convicted Riverside County Rapist Found Murdered In His Cell

Officials at a Northern California prison believe an inmate found dead in his cell was killed by his cellmate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/10/2011

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Prison Escapee Wanted For Sexually Assaulting LA County Girl Nabbed

An Army private wanted for the alleged sexual assault of a 15-year-old Los Angeles County girl has been arrested in Florida.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/18/2011

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More People In LA County Qualify As Home Buyers

A local realtors’ group says more households are financially eligible to buy a home in Los Angeles County in 2011.

02/10/2011

Homicides Dip 16 Percent In Compton, LA County

Officials say decreases in homicides in the Compton Station area are among the most notable successes in the annual report.

01/17/2011

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Video Depicts Sexual Assaults On Disabled Women

Sheriff’s investigators say they’ve uncovered a disturbing video depicting a group of men sexually assaulting at least 10 severely handicapped women.

01/06/2011

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