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Woman Killed In Beverly Hills By Possible Road Rage Crash

A traffic collision occurred just before midnight in the intersection of Olympic Boulevard and Swall Drive between a white 4-door Mercedes Benz with four occupants and a gray Audi SUV, according to a spokesperson for the Beverly Hills Police Department.

05/09/2015

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Lawmakers Push For Mental Health Training For Law Enforcement Officers

Police officers carry firearms, two-way radios and Tasers to deal with emergencies every day – but are they equipped to handle people with mental illness?

05/08/2015

Riverside Police say Rodolfo DeHoyos scammed nearly 80 businesses pretending to be a disability inspector. (credit: CBS)

Riverside Police Accuse Man Of Scamming Small Businesses Nearly $150K As Phony Disabilities Inspector

Rodolfo DeHoyos is accused of using the Americans with Disabilities Act to scare the owners and get them to turn over lots of cash.

05/07/2015

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LAPD To Host Town Hall Meeting In Venice To Discuss Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Homeless Man

The Los Angeles Police Department will host a community meeting in Venice Thursday to discuss the on-going investigation into the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man.

05/07/2015

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Appeals Court Says Police Can Withhold License Plate Scans

Police don’t have to disclose license plate records that advocacy groups sought to gauge how high-tech surveillance was being used, a California appeals court ruled Wednesday.

05/06/2015

Prosecutors say Brandon Kiel (left), David Henry and Tonette Hayes face charges of impersonating police officers following their arrest in early May. (Photo courtesy LASD)

‘Masonic Fraternal Police’ Member ID’d As Calif. Attorney General Aide

Officials have confirmed an aide to California Attorney General Kamala Harris was among three people arrested for operating a fictitious police department.

05/06/2015

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Suspect Sought In Chlorine Poisoning Of 17 Sea Lions At OC Rehab Center

Laguna Beach police detectivessay a suspect trespassed onto the property of the Pacific Marine Mammal Center and introduced a large amount of chlorine into the water filtration system between 8 p.m. April 27 and 6 a.m. April 28.

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LA To Launch 2015 Gun Buyback Program On Saturday

The program, which has taken over 13,000 weapons off the streets in its six years of existence, is set to begin again on Saturday, when the LAPD and City Hall will team up once more as part of the city’s Gang-Reduction and Youth Development program.

05/04/2015

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Pasadena Police Officer Charged With Insurance Fraud Over ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Video

Prosecutors have charged a Pasadena police officer who allegedly lifted a five-gallon bucket of water to take part in a “Ice Bucket Challenge” despite claiming she had a lower-back injury.

05/04/2015

A firefighter cleans up the damage left by a man who went on a window-smashing rampage at a Alhambra courthouse Saturday. (credit: Alhambra Police Dept.)

Man Goes On Window-Breaking Rampage At Alhambra Courthouse

The man reportedly said he was also hearing voices.

05/02/2015

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Huntington Park Police Warn Business Owners About Extortion Scam

Authorities say in each case an unknown male caller contacted local businesses claiming to be from a local street and/or prison gang. The caller demands money be wired in exchange for protection.

05/02/2015

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Police Arrest Man Suspected In Hit-And-Run At Huntington Beach Parking Lot

Taylor Kirby, of Signal Hill, surrendered at the Huntington Beach Police Department Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2015

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Police Apprehend ‘Suspicious Man’ After Pursuit Around San Fernando Valley

The suspect moved at very fast speeds, authorities said.

04/29/2015

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LAPD, Community Leaders Urge Restraint In Light Of Baltimore Violence

Local authorities and community leaders alike are reaching out to the public, urging restraint in the face of recent violence and civil unrest in Baltimore.

04/28/2015

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LA Police Commission OKs Rules For Body Cameras

Police commissioners Tuesday voted in favor of the use of body cameras by LAPD officers despite a growing debate over how such footage would be stored and used.

04/28/2015

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