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Christopher Hubbart, AKA the Pillowcase Rapist, was released from a mental facility on Wednesday. He's now living in a home near Palmdale. (credit: CBS)

Pillowcase Rapist Released To Home Near Palmdale

A convicted rapist has moved into an unincorporated area near the city of Palmdale despite protests from local residents, authorities said Wednesday.

07/09/2014

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‘Die Hard’ Director Freed From Prison After Year

“Die Hard” director John McTiernan is free from federal prison in South Dakota. He served most of a one-year sentence for lying about his association with a private investigator to illegally wiretap a movie producer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/25/2014

Paul Anthony Ciancia

Alleged LAX Gunman Released From Hospital; LAPD’s Beck Disputes Report Of Delay

The 23-year-old man suspected in a deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was released from Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, officials said Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2013

Sara Kruzan, left, will soon be free. (credit: Anne Rogan/UGC)

Riverside Woman Imprisoned After Killing Her Pimp Will Soon Be Free After 19 Years

A Riverside woman who has been imprisoned for 19 years, will soon have her first taste of freedom in nearly two decades.

10/26/2013

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Corona Special Needs Teacher Arrested For Alleged Sex With Students Out Of Jail

A 31-year-old Corona high school teacher accused of having sexual contact with several underage male students on campus was out of jail Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/21/2013

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Murder Suspect Mistakenly Released From LA Jail

A murder suspect was accidentally released from jail last month due to a clerical mix-up, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/03/2013

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Entertainer Flavor Flav Freed From Las Vegas Jail

Entertainer Flavor Flav is free from a Las Vegas jail pending a court appearance next week on felony assault and misdemeanor domestic battery charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2012

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Ailing Pelicans Set Free After Treatment In San Pedro

A dozen pelicans were back on the beach Friday after receiving treatment for a variety of ailments.

08/10/2012

Larry Darnell Howard (courtesy Calif. Dept. Of Corrections)

Inmate Back In Custody After Being Mistakenly Released From LA County Jail

Larry Darnell Howard is back behind bars after being released from county jail facilities earlier this week.

04/20/2012

Matthew Hoff (courtesy Hoff family)

Missing Mentally Ill OC Man Found, Thrown Back In Jail On Meth, Robbery Charges

Matthew Hoff is no longer missing after his mother Jennifer warned that he may pose a danger to himself or the public.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/23/2012

Matthew Hoff (courtesy Hoff family)

Mom Pleads For Help In Finding Mentally Disturbed Son After Release From OC Jail

Jennifer Hoff asked for the public’s help in finding her son after he was released from prison without notifying his parents.

CBS Los Angeles–02/21/2012

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Lohan Spends Less Than 5 Hours In Jail To Complete 30-Day Sentence

Lindsay Lohan was released from the Century Regional Detention Facility Monday morning, just a few hours after she arrived to begin serving a 30-day jail sentence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/07/2011

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Family Rallies In LA To Have Dying Mother Released From Prison

Patricia Wright is serving time for killing her husband, but to this day, she still claims that she is innocent. Now the 60-year-old has an even bigger battle — cancer.

08/31/2011

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Senator: Computer Glitch Freed 450 High-Risk Prison Inmates

A new report released on Wednesday shows hundreds of California prison inmates have been mistakenly set free.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/25/2011

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FBI Releases Hundreds Of Files On Notorious BIG

The New York rapper was gunned down in 1997 outside the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, as he was leaving a music industry party.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/06/2011

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