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3 Hurt In Leaf-Blower Prank At Newport Beach Movie Theater

It may not have been a chainsaw, but for some audience members, it was just as terrifying.


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Prankster Posts Hilarious Signs At East LA Supermarket

One such gem: “Accidentally buy the potato chips your spouse doesn’t like so you don’t have to share.”


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Monkey Business: Person Dressed As Gorilla Startles Agoura Hills Residents Out Of Bed

CBS2/KCAL9’s Amy Johnson spoke to one resident who said he only got what he suspects were pranksters to leave by showing them a small machete through the window.


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LAPD Not Laughing Over Pranksters’ Viral ‘Coke’ Gag On Officers

A group of practical jokers thought a prank against LAPD officers was simple, harmless fun, but the department is not laughing.


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Another Santa Clarita Student Arrested For Allegedly Making School-Violence Threat As Prank

Deputies say they’ve arrested a 13-year-old student in Santa Clarita for texting another student threats involving school violence.


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Retired Deputy Pleads Not Guilty To Firing Gun After Doorbell Prank

A retired Los Angeles Sheriff’s deputy has pleaded not guilty to firing a gun into the air after a group of children pranked him at his home.


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Police: Student Accessed School PA System, Ordered Students To ‘Get Down’ In Active Shooter Prank

A report of shots fired at a Fontana middle school Friday was likely the result of a student prank, police said.



Customers ‘Prank’ LA Waitress With Life-Changing Surprises

An online video shot in Downtown LA is going viral for capturing a series of “pranks” that changed a local waitress’ life.


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Artist Plants Fake Bieber CDs In LA Stores

An artist is making it difficult to believe there’s actually a copy of Justin Bieber’s latest album for sale in Los Angeles stores.

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Kenneth Edward Tarr was charged earlier this month with recording over a half-dozen calls without consent. (credit: CBS)

Hollywood Man Pleads Not Guilty To Alleged Prank Calls To Coaches

Kenneth Edward Tarr plead not guilty Monday to one felony count of eavesdropping after allegedly making prank phone calls to well-known athletic coaches about job vacancies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/30/2013

Head coach Tony Dungy of the Indianapolis Colts looks on during the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Lucas Oil Stadium on October 12, 2008 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Prankster Allegedly Offers Big-Name Coaches Phony Jobs With Pro, College Teams

A Hollywood man accused of hoaxing well-known and respected athletic coaches with phone calls into believing that they were being offered jobs with professional and college teams was arrested early Monday at his home.


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Viral Video Prank Has Some Worried About The Safety Of Social Media

A prank video that has since gone viral has some people wondering is too much information on social media is literally too much information.


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Suspect Claims LAX Dry Ice Bombs Were Planted As A Prank

Los Angeles police Wednesday said that the 28-year-old suspect planted dry ice bombs around LAX as a prank.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/16/2013

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Motorcyclist Hurt After Getting Caught In Duct Tape Prank On Roadway

A motorcyclist was hurt Wednesday night after getting caught in clear duct tape that had been stretched across the road in La Cañada Flintridge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

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South LA Casting Call For New Film Revealed To Be Prank

A casting call for a role in a new movie turned into a nightmare for dozens of young actresses.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2013