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Fire Destroys 1 Home, Damages 2 Structures In Placentia

The fire began just before 1:30 a.m. at a home in the 300 block of W. Santa Fe Avenue in Placentia, the Orange County Fire Authority said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2013

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1 Arrested, 1 On The Loose Following OC Burglary, Pursuit

One burglary suspect has been arrested and another is on the loose following a pursuit that started in Placentia and ended in South LA.


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Placentia Skateboarder, 14, Killed In Alleged DUI Crash

A 14-year-old skateboarder was killed Friday evening by an alleged drunk driver.


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Best Places To Buy Watches In OC

Orange County and fashion go hand in hand, and the new year is a great time to invest in timeless pieces for yourself. Skip big-brand department stores and those over-shopped chains for the best places to buy watches in Orange County. No matter your need, these shops have exactly the timepiece every time.

CBS Los Angeles–01/08/2013

Justin Hostert donates kidney to dying father. (credit: CBS)

23-Year-Old Donates Kidney To Dying Father

A 23-year-old Placentia man gave the ultimate gift to his dying father on Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/11/2012

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Only On CBS2: Detectives Reopen Case Of Missing South Pasadena Mother After 33 Years

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives reopened the case of a missing South Pasadena mother after 33 years because of “loose ends.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2012

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Bomb Squad Detonates Backpack Containing Explosives In Placentia

A backpack containing two hand grenades was discovered Monday morning near a bridge in Orange County.


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Electrical Fire Leads To Discovery Of ‘Large-Scale’ Marijuana Grow

An electrical fire at a Placentia commercial building led to the discovery of a “large-scale” marijuana growing operation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/03/2012

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Fire Crews Work To Extinguish House Fire In Placentia

Crews are working to extinguish a house fire in Placentia. Sky2 was overhead just after 11 a.m., as flames and smoke could be seen coming from the roof of the home, which is located in the 900 block of Mathewson Avenue.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/04/2012

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Officials Probe Car-To-Car Shooting On 110 Freeway In Torrance

Officials Friday were continuing their investigation into an apparent car-to-car shooting on the 110 Freeway.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/27/2012


Cyclist Who Died In Palm Springs Heat Identified As OC Man

A bicyclist who collapsed and died on a Palm Springs trail during a scorching hot day was a 40-year-old Orange County man.


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OC Man Sentenced To 21 Years For Kidnapping Homeowner

A 50-year-old man from Orange County has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for kidnapping a homeowner in 2002 and holding him bound, gagged and blindfolded for two weeks.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/06/2012

Itzacoatl Ocampo's booking photo. (credit: Anaheim Police Department)

Detectives Eye Slayings Of OC Mom And Son In Connection With Homeless Killings

Orange County investigators worked Wednesday to determine if there is a connection between the fatal stabbings of a Yorba Linda woman and her son in October and the suspected slayings of four homeless men by accused “thrill killer,” Itzcoatl Ocampo.


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Checkpoint Friday Will Target OC Homeless Serial Killer

Orange County authorities are continuing to set up checkpoints in the hunt for a serial killer targeting homeless men.

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OC Task Force Sets Up Roadblock To Try And Catch Serial Killer Targeting Homeless

Police set up a roadblock Tuesday night to try and catch a killer who’s targeting homeless men in Orange County.