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Placentia

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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

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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.

04/22/2012

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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.

02/01/2012

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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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–01/13/2012

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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.

01/10/2012

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Officials Continue Search For Suspected Bank Robber After Chase

Authorities are searching for a suspected bank robber who escaped after a pursuit ended in Paramount Thursday afternoon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/06/2012

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OC Serial Killer Sought In Stabbing Deaths Of 3 Homeless Men

Orange County authorities are searching for a serial killer linked to the recent stabbing deaths of three homeless men.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/04/2012

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OC Investigators Probing Possible Link In Stabbing Deaths Of 3 Homeless Men

Investigators in Anaheim, Yorba Linda and Placentia were combining resources Tuesday to determine if the fatal stabbings of three transients in those cities over the past month have any connection.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2012

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String Of Homeless Murders In Orange County May Be Linked

Police are investigating whether there is a link between the fatal stabbings of three different transient men in Orange County over the past ten days.

12/30/2011

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Police Say Transient’s Murder Was Caught On Surveillance Tape

Placentia police are looking for the suspect they say fatally stabbed a male transient — seemingly without provocation.

12/22/2011

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53-Year-Old Transient Fatally Stabbed In Placentia

Placentia police were investigating the fatal stabbing of a 53-year-old homeless man Wednesday.

12/21/2011

Mayor Pro Tempore Jeremy B. Yamaguchi  (courtesy Placentia.org)

22-Year-Old College Senior, Boy Scout Voted Mayor Of Placentia

A 22-year-old college senior and active Boy Scout from Orange County will soon have a new title: mayor.

CBS Los Angeles–12/13/2011

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Woman, 60, Convicted Of Murdering Cancer-Stricken Husband For His Life Insurance

A 60-year-old woman was convicted of first-degree murder and conspiracy Wednesday for murdering her husband for his life insurance policy and retirement funds.

12/07/2011

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