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Laila Kaddoura (credit: Santa Monica Police Department)

Public’s Help Sought In Search For Missing Santa Monica Teen

Laila Kaddoura was last seen around 1 p.m. at her residence in Santa Monica, according to a SMPD spokesperson.

12 hours ago

Police say a mattress fire on the 400 block of East Harvard Street is the latest in a string of local arson fires. (Photo courtesy Glendale PD)

Suspected Arson Fires Under Investigation In Glendale

Police sought the public’s help Tuesday with a string of suspected arson fires in the city of Glendale.

23 hours ago

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Viewing Held For Fallen Veteran LAPD Motorcycle Officer

A viewing was held Monday for fallen LAPD motorcycle officer Chris Cortijo, who was struck and killed by a driver who was allegedly high on drugs.

04/21/2014

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Cameraman’s Gear Stolen From Covina Shop After 35 Years In Business

Phillip Venzke, 71, has managed to keep his business growing for years; but on Saturday, someone broke in and stole all four of the photographer’s cameras and accessories.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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Handguns Stolen From HS Locker Room During LAPD, SDPD Football Game

A LAPD football team was playing officers from San Diego Saturday at Salesian High School when someone got into the locker room and rifled through the gym bags of the San Diego officers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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Suspect With Guns Reportedly Holding Hostage Inside Whittier Apartment

The incident is taking place at Whittier Boulevard and Greenleaf Avenue, according to officials.

04/17/2014

Police say a couple believed to have stolen a woman's purse at a Murrieta gym were caught on camera using the victim's stolen credit card at a nearby location. (Photo courtesy: Murrieta PD)

Suspect Arrested In Theft Of Woman’s Purse With Late Son’s Toys

Amanda Sander was taken into custody after she was allegedly seen on security video using Ashley Norris’ stolen credit cards, according to police.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/15/2014

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African-American LAPD Captain Files Lawsuit Against City For Discrimination, Retaliation

A black Los Angeles police captain is filing a lawsuit against the city, alleging that he was denied promotions due to the fact that he did not conform with what he claims is Chief Charlie Beck’s belief that all officers sent to Board of Rights hearings should be fired.

04/14/2014

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Neighbor Rescues Woman, 18, Trapped Inside Burning Reseda Home

A man rescued an 18-year-old woman who was trapped inside a burning Reseda home on Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2014

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Suspected Gunman Arrested In Tustin Officer-Involved Shooting

A suspect possibly carrying a sawed-off shotgun near a Tustin apartment complex Thursday was arrested after an officer-involved shooting.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/10/2014

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Man In Armed West Covina Standoff Found Dead In Home

A man involved in SWAT team standoff was found dead Thursday in a San Gabriel Valley residence.

04/10/2014

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Video Shows School Police Officer Making Rough Arrest On 14-Year-Old

A school in Santa Ana is the scene of controversy after a cellphone video caught one of the school’s officers making a rough arrest on a teenager.

04/09/2014

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Suspect Who Allegedly Opened Fire At LAPD Station Wanted To Be Cop

A desk officer shot several times by a suspect at the LAPD’s West Traffic Division was not wearing a bulletproof vest as previously reported, the police department announced Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2014

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Report: LAPD Officers Disabled Voice Recording Equipment On Patrol Cars

L.A. police officers tampered with voice recording equipment in dozens of patrol cars in order to avoid having their conversations monitored while on duty, according to reports Tuesday.

04/08/2014

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Woman Takes Fight Over Animal Shelter Conditions To City Council

Maria Sanchez claims the city animal shelter, located at 333 Chandler Place, is keeping its animals in unsanitary conditions, causing them to become ill.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/07/2014

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