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Local Liberian-Americans Doing Their Part In Fight Against Ebola

Though most of its victims are thousands of miles away, the Ebola virus is having a profound impact in Southern California. With plans by the Liberian government to open more than two dozen treatment centers within the next few months, locals like David Beyan are working tirelessly to gather supplies.

09/29/2014

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LA County Task Force To Recommend Closure Of Vernon Battery Recycling Plant

Los Angeles County is creating a task force to recommend ways of closing a battery recycling plant after elevated lead levels were found in the soil at 39 surrounding homes and a school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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Governor, Mayor Meet With Climate Change Task Force On Drought

The task force was created in November to oversee federal efforts to guard against droughts, floods, wildfires and storms related to climate change, according to officials.

02/13/2014

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Officials Recover Stolen $200K Race Car, Other High-End Vehicles

Authorities say at least four suspects were arrested in connection with the theft of several high-end vehicles, including a $200,000 Dodge Challenger Super Bird.

02/07/2014

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OC Man Arrested After Allegedly Arranging Lewd Act With Minor He Met On Dating Site

Jordon Bresyn was taken into custody last Friday for child annoyance of a female 13 years or younger, communicating with a minor online and arranging to meet a minor for a lewd act.

01/21/2014

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Calif. Attorney General Kamala Harris Meets With New Task Force On Guns

California Attorney General Kamala Harris met with a new statewide taskforce of district attorneys Friday to study ways to reduce gun violence and enforce existing law.

05/17/2013

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Task Force Recovers $115K In Stolen Plastic Goods

More than $115,000 worth of stolen plastic products have been recovered at two Southland locations, authorities announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/03/2013

Los Angeles County Sheriff's investigators estimate up to $6 million in stolen trademark plastic has been recovered  by the Sheriff's Industrial Plastic Theft Task Force over the last two years. (courtesy LASD)

Stolen Milk Crates Costing Downey Business Millions

Even in a down economy, the price of plastic continues to soar – and commercial burglaries along with it.

11/26/2012

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California To Form Scrap Metal Oversight Task Force

California state officials are planning to launch a task force to improve oversight of scrap metal recyclers.

09/07/2012

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Police Looking For Red-Haired Girl As Person Of Interest In Murder Of HS Soccer Player

A red-haired female — who may have lured an El Camino Real High School soccer player to his death — was being called a person of interest Saturday.

01/14/2012

Task Force Recovers $250K Worth Of Stolen Plastic

Authorities have announced the arrests of three people suspected of stealing nearly $250,000 worth of plastic products.

12/21/2011

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Federal Grants Help LAPD Detectives Solve Cold Cases

The Los Angeles Police Department have made 110 arrests in connection with cold cases in a matter of months. LAPD Chief Charlie Beack said it has been a remarkable turnaround that was made possible because of a special task force and grant money provided by the federal government.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/11/2011

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2 Wanted In Separate SoCal Murders Nabbed In Mexico

The FBI says two fugitives wanted in separate murder cases in Southern California were arrested in Mexico this week and returned to the United States.

08/19/2011

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Bust Of Asian Street Gangs Yields 17 Arrests, 6 Guns And Various Drugs

Seventeen members of five Asian gangs were arrested Wednesday in early morning raids at 47 locations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/17/2011

Protesters with Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) hold signs as they march during an anti Secure Communities program demonstration on August 15, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. The demonstrators were picketing in front of St. Anne's Residential Facility, where Homeland Security advisory council's Task Force on Secure Communities was holding a hearing.  (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hundreds Protest Fingerprinting Program That Leads To Deportations

About 200 people walked out of a meeting by a federal government task force Monday in protest over a program that gives immigration officials access to the fingerprints of arrestees.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2011

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