Terrorism

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Orange Man Pleads Guilty To Trying To Provide Support To Terrorist Group

An Orange man pleaded guilty Monday to federal charges of attempting to provide material support to ISIL.

08/10/2015

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Local Terrorism Expert Explains What Might Have Caused Gunman To Cut Down 4 Marines

“This is ISIS. This is how they operate,” Aaron Cohen said.

07/16/2015

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Authorities On Alert For Possible Terrorist Attacks On Fourth Of July

This holiday weekend, law enforcement agencies throughout Southern California will be on alert over possible terror threats after an ISIS leader recently called on his followers to strike.

07/02/2015

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Law Enforcement Officials Remain On Alert From Coast To Coast Ahead Of July 4 Weekend

Law enforcement remains on alert from coast to coast over concerns that the upcoming fourth of July weekend could be tempting motivation for homegrown terrorists.

06/29/2015

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‘Grenade’ Found Near Bank In Lakewood Turns Out To Be Harmless

The object was actually a massage ball and some batteries wrapped in plastic.

06/27/2015

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2 Anaheim Men Plead Not Guilty To Conspiring To Aid Terror Group

Two California men who authorities say aspired to join the Islamic State group have pleaded not guilty in the case.

06/08/2015

Artist Levi Ponce works on his Memorial Day mural project of murdered journalist Daniel Pearl, near his old neigborhood in Los Angeles, California on May 23, 2015.  Pearl was a Wall Street Journal reporter who was kidnapped and murdered by a terrorist group in Pakistan in 2002 while doing an investigative story. The artist is working with students from the Daniel Pearl High School and LAPD West Valley Police cadets on the project.        AFP PHOTO/MARK RALSTON  (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Local Students To Unveil Mural Of Murdered Journalist Daniel Pearl

Four local students are set to unveil a mural of late journalist and musician Daniel Pearl, who was kidnapped and murdered in Pakistan in 2002.

05/24/2015

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Southern California Muslim Leaders On Paris Attack: ‘What They Did Is Abhorrent; We Condemn It’

A special forum in Irvine focused on the issue of Muslim extremism on Tuesday night, as Orange County Muslim leaders told dozens of attendees that Islam does not promote violence.

01/13/2015

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Parents Of Journalist Murdered By Terrorists In 2002 React To ISIS Beheading

A video posted to social media Tuesday claimed to show the beheading of an American journalist by the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS, who have been the targets of US airstrikes in Iraq over recent weeks.

08/19/2014

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Emergency Management Experts Will Always Be In Demand In LA

As LA remains prone to nearly every calamity known to man, lucrative job opportunities for emergency management professionals will continue to grow.

07/18/2014

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Heightened Terrorism Concerns Prompt Tighter Screenings For U.S.-Bound Flights

Amid fears that terrorists may have found new ways to bypass existing security, the American government is pushing for tighter screening measures at European and Middle Eastern airports for flights heading to the U.S.

07/03/2014

Leehy Shaer is worried about her nephew, one of three high school students kidnapped in Israel last week. (credit: CBS)

LA-Based Aunt Of Teen Kidnapped In Israel Speaks Out

“I felt like I’m in a nightmare,” says Leehy Shaer, “I want people to wake me and tell me it’s not true, you know?”

06/18/2014

A combined effort of local and national agencies will keep radioactive materials out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

$30M Effort Begun To Keep Terrorists From Smuggling Radioactive Material Into Southland Ports

Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.

04/18/2014

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California Man Charged With Aiding Terror Group

A federal grand jury in Sacramento has indicted a California man on a single charge of attempting to provide support to a foreign terrorist organization.

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Nicole Alvarez speaks during The 24th Annual KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas at The Shrine Auditorium on December 7, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images for Radio.com)

KROQ’s Nicole Alvarez On Seeing Olympian Brother Despite Terror Threats: ‘Nothing Could Stop Me’

Security concerns surrounding the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi continue to escalate, but the sister of one Southland Olympian is not letting that get in the way of her trip — or her pride.

01/21/2014

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