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Armed Man, Child Suspected Of Robbing Pizza Hut In Placentia

Detectives sought the public’s help Wednesday to locate an armed man and a 12-year-old boy who robbed a pizza restaurant in Placentia.


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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Pushing Aunt Off 2-Story Walkway

Police say they’ve arrested a 27-year-old man on suspicion of pushing his aunt off a second-story apartment walkway while they were arguing about child care.



Police: Mother Arrested After 5 Children Are Left Inside Hot Car In Placentia

A 36-year-old mother of five was arrested on suspicion of child endangerment after she left her children inside of a hot vehicle, police said on Monday.


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Baby Killed In Rollover Crash In Placentia

A baby was killed Monday in a rollover crash in Placentia that also injured his parents and two siblings.


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Woman Fleeing Checkpoint Critically Injured In Crash

A woman was critically injured early Saturday morning when she crashed her vehicle after fleeing a SUI checkpoint, police said.


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Opening Statements Begin In Placentia Woman’s 1994 Murder

Jurors heard opening arguments Tuesday morning in trial related to a 1994 murder that rocked a Placentia community.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2015


Woman Arrested In Placentia Hit-And-Run That Injured Child, 2

Witnesses told officials that one tire rolled over the child.


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Seventh-Grade Teacher Arrested In Fullerton On Suspicion Of Child Molestation

A 36-year-old man remained in custody Friday for allegedly molesting a female juvenile.

CBS Los Angeles–01/02/2015

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Placentia Police: Woman Tries To Flee Sexual Assault Suspect From Moving Car

A 43-year-old man was arrested Sunday for allegedly kidnapping and sexually assaulting a woman he met outside of a club.

CBS Los Angeles–11/16/2014

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Decorated Army Veteran, Placentia Police Lieutenant Lives On Through Kidney Donation

Ken Alexander lives on after his kidneys were donated to two people within the last 24 hours – a move his family says was his final act of giving.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/11/2014

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KNX On Your Corner: Placentia Metrolink Station

It’s been years in the making and a ground-breaking date is still months away.



KNX On Your Corner: Placentia Water Tower

Placentia’s most famous landmark is hard to miss.


Rebecca Eileen Diebolt allegedly had a sexual affair with a former student beginning when the girl was 15. (credit: Placentia Police Dept.)

Placentia Teacher Accused Of Sex Contact With Female Student

Officials said the sexual relationship continued after the woman graduated and began attending college.


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Beating, Kidnapping Victim Found By Police In Yorba Linda, Several Suspects Arrested

A man who was beaten and kidnapped was recovering at a local hospital Friday after being found by authorities.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/04/2014

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Police: Man May Have Been Beaten, Kidnapped In Placentia

Police Thursday were investigating an apparent beating and kidnapping in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014