Serene Branson

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Only On CBS2: Authors Of Controversial New Book Try To Pinpoint What Makes Certain Ethnic Groups Successful

Yale law professors and spouses Amy Chua and Jed Rubenfeld are generating a lot of buzz for a book that pinpoints traits they feel make certain ethnic groups more successful than others.


US singer Beyonce (R) and her husband US rap singer Jay-Z (L) watch the men's final match between Spain's Rafael Nadal and Sweden's Robin Soderling in the French Open tennis championship at the Roland Garros stadium, on June 6, 2010, in Paris.  AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)

Visiting Cuba For Americans Not The Taboo It Once Was

Beyonce and Jay-Z’s recent trip to Cuba set off a firestorm of protest.


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Nurse’s Refusal To Give CPR To Dying Woman Raises Concerns About Senior Living Facilities

A nurse’s refusal to give CPR to a dying 87-year-old woman at a Bakersfield independent living community has raised concerns about policies at certain senior facilities.

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LAPD Officers’ Wives Were ‘Living In Fear’ During Dorner Manhunt

Six wives of Los Angeles Police Department officers said they were “living in fear” during the manhunt for quadruple murder suspect Christopher Dorner.

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Registered Sex Offenders Found Living In Several L.A. County Polling Places

CBS2/KCAL9 discovered at least six polling places in L.A. County, such as apartment complexes or mobile home communities, where registered sex offenders live.


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A Year Later, CBS2 Reporter Serene Branson Looks Back On Her On-Air Medical Emergency

It was just a year ago when CBS2 reporter Serene Branson made international news when she suffered a migraine, causing her to speak incoherently during her on-air report outside the 2011 Grammy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2012

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Former Student Says Accused Teacher Was ‘Weird’ 2 Decades Ago

Graduate student Nadine Martinez Rodriguez says she is not at all surprised at the arrest of teacher Mark Berndt.


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CBS2/KCAL9 News Launches New Weekend Newscasts

Turn to CBS2/KCAL9 News when you wake up this weekend! Kaj Goldberg and Serene Branson will be co-anchoring our new morning editions, bringing you the very latest news and weather from around the Southland and beyond.


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Natalie Wood’s Autopsy Report Reveals New Details About Her Death

CBS2 and KCAL9 have obtained a copy of Natalie Wood’s original autopsy report.


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Brazen Thief Snatches Gold Necklace From 93-Year-Old Woman Using A Walker

Norwalk police confirm to KCAL9 that the latest victim in a rash of snatch-and-run gold chain robberies and crimes targeting the elderly was a 93-year-old woman.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/03/2011

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Gable Grandson Says He ‘Made A Mistake’ Pointing Laser At Chopper

CBS2’s Serene Branson was the only reporter on scene when Clark Gable III made bail and was released from jail Friday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/29/2011

Report Warns Southland Residents To Prepare For Mega Quake

Researchers have discovered some faults near the Salton Sea that they believe could trigger “The Big One”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/27/2011

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CBS2’s Serene Branson Teams Up With National Headache Foundation

CBS2’s Serene Branson is teaming up with the National Headache Foundation to launch “More Than Just A Headache.”

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/24/2011

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New Photos May Help LAPD Find Men Who Attacked Bryan Stow

The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating photos submitted by a CBS2 viewer that may provide information about the two men who brutally attacked Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium.


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Woman, 18, Claims LAPD Officer Fathered Her Child When She Was Underage

Serene Branson reported on the CBS 2 News at 11 p.m. about a woman, now 18, who says a Los Angeles Police Department officer got her pregnant when she was underage.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/08/2011