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OC Sheriff Eases Restrictions For Concealed Weapons Permits

In a controversial move, Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens Thursday reacted to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals opinion, and loosened requirements for obtaining a concealed weapons permit.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2014

Thieves are targeting group mailboxes like this one in Eastvale. (credit: CBS)

Bold Thieves Stealing Mailboxes In Inland Empire Community

The inconvenience is bad enough. The timing is worse.

12/27/2013

Classes Canceled At Temple City High School Due To Bomb Threat

Classes were canceled Friday at Temple City High School after authorities received a bomb threat.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2013

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1 Dead, 1 Wounded In Hawaiian Gardens Shooting

One man was killed and another wounded Saturday in a shooting in Hawaiian Gardens.

08/31/2013

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LA County Park Worker Arrested For Committing Lewd Acts On Children

Sixty-two-year-old Donald Johnson was taken into custody Wednesday after a fellow park employee found a SIM card from a cell phone at the Ted Watkins Memorial Park near Watts, where Johnson has worked for four decades.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2013

Brian Forrett is considered armed and dangerous. (credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's)

Officials Hunt For Suspect They Say Shot At Sheriff’s Deputy

Authorities in Yucaipa are looking for a suspect they say opened fire on a Sheriff’s deputy Friday morning.

03/01/2013

Kris and Bruce Jenner were the victims of a "swatting." (credit: CBS)

Lawmakers Want Stricter Penalties Against Celebrity ‘Swatters’

Celebrities have long contended with the occasional downsides of stardom — tabloid scandals, stalkers, box office bombs, the paparazzi. Now, add “swatting” to the list — a prank that sends police charging to the gates of stars’ homes on false reports of gunmen, hostages or other crimes in progress.

01/26/2013

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Woman, 24, Fatally Shot In Laguna Niguel Apartment Complex

Detectives are investigating the death of a 24-year-old woman who was fatally shot in an exclusive Orange County neighborhood Friday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/18/2013

A handgun was stolen from a patrol car in Riverside Friday evening. (credit: CBS)

Handgun Reportedly Stolen From Patrol Car

Riverside County Sheriff’s are actively trying to recover a handgun they say was stolen Friday evening from a patrol car.

11/30/2012

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OC D.A. To Probe Inmate Death In Hospital Ward

The Orange County sheriff’s department says the district attorney’s office will investigate the death of a 49-year-old man in custody.

09/03/2012

Mike Miller, 51, of Lake Forest was arrested on suspicion of pointing a laser at a Sheriff's Department helicopter. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

OC Man Accused Of Aiming Laser At Sheriff’s Department Helicopter

A 51-year-old man was arrested early Friday morning after authorities say he aimed a laser at a Orange County Sheriff’s Department helicopter.

08/17/2012

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Grenade Found At Park In Palos Verdes Estates

A grenade was found Sunday at a park in Palos Verdes Estates, sheriff’s officials said.

05/13/2012

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Supreme Court Refuses To Overturn Ruling To Allow Baca Lawsuit

The ruling — which some are calling unusual — could leave Sheriff Lee Baca or any other top-ranking official subject to civil lawsuits.

04/30/2012

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3 Men Wanted In Connection With Girl’s 2002 Kidnapping, Murder

Investigators want to talk to three men in connection with the murder of 15-year-old Brenda Sierra in October of 2002.

03/30/2012

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Sheriff’s Custody Assistant Arrested For Trying To Bring Cocaine Into Men’s Central Jail

Authorities say they’ve arrested one of their own for trying to distribute cocaine in Men’s Central Jail.

02/14/2012

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