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Michael Myvett and Mattison Haywood (credit: The Haywood Family)

Family Shares Happy Memories Of Engaged Couple Killed In Orland Crash

Michael Myvett and Mattison Haywood spent their last moments together in a fiery crash after a FedEx tractor-trailer rammed a charter bus on a Northern California freeway, which also claimed the lives of eight others.

04/12/2014

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Toyota Recalling 119,000 Avalons For Air Bag Issue

The company says circuits within the air bag control module can be damaged if they’re exposed to interference from other electrical components in the car.

03/27/2014

Cesar Valenzuela was killed on the job. (credit: CBS)

State Senator Calls For Investigation Following Death Of LAX Baggage Handler

“No one should have to worry that their spouse won’t come home from work because they were hurt or killed on the job,” said Ted Lieu.”

03/14/2014

7 Men Arrested In Separate Torrance-Area Distraction Burglaries

Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of committing two separate distraction burglaries at homes in the Torrance area.

03/13/2014

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168K Patients’ Records Compromised After County Contractor Computer Theft

The Department of Auditor-Controller said Thursday the equipment was stolen February 5 from the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a firm that contracts with the county.

03/06/2014

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South Bay Residents Outraged School Superintendent Is Paid More Than President Obama

Jose Fernandez, who works as superintendent of a small South Bay school district, reportedly gets a total compensation package of more than $600,000.

02/13/2014

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Caught On Video: Torrance Shoplifter Barrels Into Marshalls Employee

Security footage captured a shoplifting incident where a woman pushed a Marshalls employee to the ground, clearing the way for three other shoplifters to run out of the Torrance store with more than $1,000 in loot.

02/06/2014

Sherri Wilkins (credit: CBS)

Driver Found Guilty Of Murder After Dragging Man For 2 Miles

A substance abuse counselor was convicted Tuesday of mowing down a man with her car in Torrance and then driving more than two miles with the victim lodged in her windshield, authorities reported.

02/04/2014

Sherry Wilkins, pictured, pleaded not guilty to murder, DUI and hit-and-run in the 2012 death of Phillip Moreno (credit: Torrance Police Department)

Driver With Man On Windshield Says She Panicked

Sherry Lynn Wilkins testified Wednesday that he seemed to fly onto her car in the 2012 incident in Torrance but the events were a surreal blur.

01/29/2014

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Samaritan Cleared Of Charges After Fatally Shooting Assailant Of Young Boy Scout

Prosecutors are not pursuing a gunman, who shot and killed a man who was attacking a young boyscout.

01/22/2014

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Powerball Ticket Worth $3 Million Sold In Torrance

A Powerball ticket purchased at a convenience store in Los Angeles County is worth more than $3 million, the California Lottery announced Sunday.

01/19/2014

David Perdue (credit: CBS)

DA Clears Torrance Policeman For Civilian Shooting During Dorner Manhunt

No criminal charges will be filed against a Torrance police officer who mistakenly opened fire on an innocent man’s pickup truck during the manhunt for cop-turned-killer Christopher Dorner.

01/14/2014

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Defense Attorney Dies In Single-Car Wreck In Torrance

A Southern California criminal defense attorney has died in a single-car collision in Torrance.

01/12/2014

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Torrance Mom Fights Back After Breastfeeding Pic Flagged As Porn, Nudity On Facebook

A Torrance mother is fighting back after a Facebook user flagged a picture she posted of her breastfeeding her baby as pornography and nudity.

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Only On 2: Mother Of Arson, Attempted Murder Suspect Fatally Shot By Police Speaks Out

Authorities said Asa James Dolak, 19, was responsible for two arsons and the attempted murder of a 2-year-old earlier in the day.

12/27/2013

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