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Mirim Lee of South Korea hits her third shot on the first hole during the final round of the Meijer LPGA Classic at Blythefield Country Club on August 10, 2014 in Belmont, Michigan. (credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

South Korea’s Mirim Lee Wins Meijer LPGA Classic

Mirim Lee won the Meijer LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour victory, beating fellow South Korean player Inbee Park with a birdie on the second hole of a playoff.

08/10/2014

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Anger, Grief Marks Koreatown Prayer Vigil For Victims Of Sunken Ferry

Community and religious groups hosted a prayer vigil Tuesday in Koreatown for victims who were aboard a South Korean ferry boat that capsized earlier this month.

04/22/2014

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Dodgers’ Pitcher Ryu Raises Funds For Sewol Ferry Victims

Dodgers’ pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu will be signing autographs for monetary donations on Sunday in an effort to raise funds for the survivors and families of the victims of the Sewol ferry tragedy.

04/20/2014

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Local Korean Church Leaders Hold Vigil For Ferry Victims

More than 280 people remain missing 24 hours after the ship carrying high school students on a field trip to Jeju island began taking in water and sank off the southwestern coast.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/16/2014

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3 Dogs Rescued From Korean Slaughterhouse On Way To LA For Adoption

The dogs were rescued by a group called In Defense of Animals (IDA).

04/05/2014

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Korean Royal Seal Now In LACMA Collection Might Be A Stolen Item

South Korean officials say a 16th century royal seal in the collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art may have been stolen out of a shrine in Seoul during the Korean War.

11/26/2013

A Masters logo is seen on a patch worn on a green jacket by a member of Augusta National Golf Club during a practice round prior to the start of the 2012 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 2, 2012 in Augusta, Georgia. (credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

Lee Earns Masters Invitation With Asia-Pacific Win

Lee Chang-woo of South Korea won the Asia-Pacific Amateur by three shots Sunday to earn a trip to the Masters in April.

10/27/2013

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South Korean Man Accused Of Burning, Beating Girlfriend Arrested

A South Korean man who is believed to have fled the U.S. after allegedly severely burning and beating a woman has been arrested, authorities said Tuesday.

09/10/2013

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye (credit: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)

South Korean Pres. To Discuss Trade, Tourism With Villaraigosa, Gov. Brown

After a stop in Washington, South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye is scheduled for a sit-down Thursday with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/09/2013

Hyun-Jin Ryu wins his MLB debut for the Dodgers, April 7, 2013. (credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images Sport)

Ryu Wins 1st MLB Game As Dodgers Sweep Pirates. 6-2

Hyun-Jin Ryu earned his first major league victory, shrugging off a two-run homer in the first inning by Andrew McCutchen and pitching the Los Angeles Dodgers past the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

04/07/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

South Korea's starting pitcher Ryu Hyun-jin throws against Cuba in the first inning of the men's baseball final at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games on August 23, 2008.  AFP PHOTO / OMAR TORRES (

Agent Scott Boras Confident Korean Pitcher Ryu Will Sign With Dodgers

Ryu Hyun-Jin grew up in South Korea dreaming of playing in his country’s professional baseball league. Once he achieved that, he developed a new goal — to pitch in the United States for a major league team.

11/15/2012

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City Council Questions Port Director On $200K Party Exposed By CBS2 News

The director of the Port of L.A. Tuesday had to explain to the L.A. City Council why she spent nearly $200,000 to wine and dine people at a lavish party, which was exposed by a CBS2 News investigation.

11/23/2011

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Port Of LA Spends Nearly $200K On Party

While the City of L.A. is laying off workers and cutting back services, we uncovered one city agency spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on a party. And we obtained the video to prove it.

10/27/2011

US Trade Representative Ron Kirk (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Port Of LA Opens To South Korea, Panama, Columbia In Trade Pacts

U.S. Ambassador Ron Kirk toured the port while touting the benefits of trade agreements as a key factor in boosting local jobs.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/16/2011

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