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Rift Emerges In Fight For Vacant LA School Board Seat

Residents and elected officials advocated different approaches Tuesday in filling a vacancy on the Los Angeles Board of Education created by the sudden death of longtime trustee Marguerite LaMotte.


Saugus Union School Board Member Stephen Winkler was elected to his seat in 2011 and said he has no plans to resign over allegations of controversial online comments attributed to him.

Saugus School Board Official Denies Making Pro-Nazi Comments

A Santa Clarita-area school board member was under investigation Tuesday after he allegedly espoused pro-Nazi and other controversial views online.


Mike Luis Rios, 43, was ordered to stand trial in August after being charged with 35 felonies including rape, pimping and pandering involving six victims, including two underage girls. (CBS)

Moreno Valley School Board Official Takes Stand In Rape, Pimping Trial

Mike Luis Rios, 43, who is accused of turning young girls into prostitutes and attempted murder, was expected to testify in court on Tuesday.


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FBI: LA Gang Member Lived As ‘Average Citizen’ In Mexico

Law enforcement officials on Monday released new details about the arrest of Jose “Joe” Luis Saenz, one of the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted fugitives.


Victor Joseph Espinoza (credit: Santa Ana Police Department)

Police: OC Gang Member Tried To Grab Boy Going To Soccer Practice

A Santa Ana man on Friday faced false imprisonment and other charges for allegedly trying to kidnap a 10-year-old boy.


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‘Am I Next’? Anaheim Residents Outraged Over Latest Police Shooting

Hundreds of Anaheim residents are demanding answers after the fourth fatal police shooting in the last three months.

CBS Los Angeles–03/21/2012