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Jonathan Hearn, a Redlands firefighter and paramedic, is accused of conspiring with his lover to kill her husband. (credit: CBS)

Police: Wife, Firefighter Lover Conspired To Murder Her Husband In Redlands

“Mom and dad very loveable, Christian family. There’s no way that he would have done anything like that,” said a shocked neighbor.

11/19/2014

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Man, 23, Accused Of Having Sex With Girl, 15, He Met Using Social Media App

Michael Anthony Byrne faces two counts of oral copulation of a person under 16 and one count each of meeting a minor for lewd purposes, sexual penetration by foreign object and unlawful sexual intercourse.

11/19/2014

(credit: Erica Nochlin/CBS)

Classes Canceled For Second Day At Mira Costa HS After Social Media Threats

A South Bay high school will remain closed to students Wednesday after the campus received five threats via the social media app, Yik Yak.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2014

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Mira Costa High School Closed Tuesday Due To Social Media Threats

A South Bay high school was closed Tuesday after receiving two security threats against the campus, authorities said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2014

Lena Dunham meets fans and signs copies of her book 'Not That Kind Of Girl' at Waterstones, Piccadilly on October 29, 2014 in London, England. (credit: Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Actress Lena Dunham Fires Back At Critics Who Say She Molested Younger Sister

Actress Lena Dunham took to social media on Monday to answer critics of her new book, who say she molested her younger sister.

11/03/2014

Richard and Emily Staley suffered the kind of loss no parent expects to endure. (credit: CBS)

Only On 9: Couple Who Shared Photos Of Stillborn Baby Explain Their Decision

“I was so excited,” Emily Staley says, “I’d waited so long to see her beautiful little face.”

10/30/2014

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Local Comedy Writer Poses As Los Feliz Daycare On Twitter To Satirize Modern Parenting

An aspiring comedian is focusing his humor at “modern” parenting, posing as the operator of a Los Feliz daycare center over Twitter.

10/18/2014

Sergio Castanon Sr. does not believe his son, Sergio Jr., was serious when he allegedly posted threats against Pierce College on his Facebook page. (credit: CBS)

Father Of Man Accused Of Threatening Pierce College Says He Was Only Joking

“There’s nothing to worry [about],” the man’s father said, “I know my son.”

10/16/2014

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GM Uses Facebook, Phone calls To Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Despite the heavy publicity surrounding the scandal, many drivers evidently haven’t heard of the recall or haven’t grasped how serious the defect is…

10/08/2014

Ryker Wixom poses for his mother, Collette Wixom, the woman behind Instagram's @ministylehacker (credit: CBS)

Santa Clarita Boy, 4, Becomes Internet Sensation As Instagram’s ‘Mini Style Hacker’

Ryker’s mother, Collette Wixom, says her unexpectedly became a fashion-forward internet star after she founded @ministylehacker on Instagram six months ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2014

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Clinical Psychologist Discusses Warning Signs For Potentially Unstable Teens

While the concerns over student safety remain, CBS2’s Laurie Perez spoke with a specialist to learn the warning signs for teens who are potentially dangerous to themselves or others.

08/19/2014

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Police: Santa Clarita Teen Made School-Shooting Threats As Prank

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested for allegedly making an online threat to shoot students in the Santa Clarita Valley.

08/17/2014

(credit: Valerie Potts)

Stranger Discovers Stolen Car After Owner’s Plea For Help On Facebook

When a woman’s SUV was stolen from her driveway Monday morning, she published a plea for help over Facebook, where a perfect stranger came to the rescue.

08/12/2014

In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the GOES-East satellite, four separate weather system  (L-R) Halong, Genevieve, Iselle, and Julio are tracked in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the United States. In this handout provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) from the GOES-East satellite, four separate weather system  (L-R) Halong, Genevieve, Iselle, and Julio are tracked in the Pacific Ocean off the west coast of the United States.  (Photo credit: NOAA via Getty Images)

As Severe Weather Limits Communication In Hawaiian Islands, Many Take To Social Media

Many took to social media Friday to communicate their safety as the severe weather in some parts of the Hawaiian Islands has limited phone and television reception.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/08/2014

(credit: OK Cupid)

OK Cupid Latest Social Media Site Admitting To Manipulating Users’ Data

In the wake of all the backlash directed at Facebook for manipulating users’ data, dating website OK Cupid has just admitted to doing the same thing.

07/30/2014

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