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Palmdale Woman Arrested After Her Adopted Children Escape, Report Torture And Abuse

A woman is being held on $2 million bail after she was arrested for allegedly torturing and abusing her two adopted children in Palmdale.


Protesters say "Zero Dark Thirty" glorifies torture. (credit: CBS)

Oscar-Nominated ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ Picketed By People Who Say Movie Advocates Torture

The critics agree “Zero Dark Thirty” — a film depicting the decade-long hunt for Osama bin Laden — is gritty and moving.


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Man Accused Of Setting Mother On Fire Due In Court On Murder Charges

A Sylmar man who allegedly set his 59-year-old mother on fire, which resulted in her death, is expected to be in court this month on murder and other charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2012

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4th Suspect Wanted In Kidnapping, Torture Of Pico Rivera Couple

Officials are searching for a fourth suspect in the kidnapping and torture of a Pico Rivera couple.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2012

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Ex-Sheriff’s Deputy Was Sane When He Raped And Tortured Wife, Her Lover

A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy who raped his wife and tortured her and her lover was sane at the time of the crimes, an Orange County jury found Thursday.


L-R: Lonnie Remers, 54; Darryll Jeter, 28; Nicholas Craig, 22. (credit: Corona Police)

Police: Boy, 13, Tortured And Abused In Front Of Bible Study Group

Police say a boy taken to a men’s group home for discipline was instead tortured and abused.


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Canyon Lake Residents Warned About Impending Release Of Convicted Cat Killer

Members of an animal rights group are alerting Canyon Lake residents about the imminent release of a man twice-convicted of mutilating and killing cats.


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Pastor, 2 Men Arrested For Allegedly Kidnapping, Torturing Boy As Discipline

Police Tuesday arrested a Corona pastor and two other men, who were accused of kidnapping and torturing a 13-year-old boy to teach him a lesson, according to police.


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OC Woman Pleads Not Guilty In Severed Penis Case

An Orange County woman accused of cutting off her husband’s penis pleaded not guilty Friday.


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Officials Indict Garden Grove Woman For Castrating Husband

Catherine Kieu, the Garden Grove woman accused of slicing off her estranged husband’s penis and tossing it in a garbage disposal, was indicted Thursday on torture and other charges.


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‘Austin Powers’ Actor Convicted In Rape, Torture Of OC Woman

An actor who appeared in the original “Austin Powers” movie was convicted Thursday of torturing and repeatedly raping a woman in Orange County.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/25/2011

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Wife Charged In Penis Attack Appears In Court

The arraignment for a Garden Grove woman accused of cutting off her husband’s penis with a 10-inch kitchen knife was postponed Wednesday until July 22.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2011

Police say Carmen Iacullo tortured, beat and stabbed his girlfriend's 5-year-old son. (credit: AP)

Placentia Man Accused Of Burning, Torturing, Stabbing Girlfriend’s Son, 5

A Placentia man is charged with burning, stabbing, beating and torturing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2011


Serial Animal Torturer Wanted In El Monte

El Monte police are searching for a serial animal torturer who has bound and mutilated several corpses found in a local park.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/14/2011

Police: Man Tortured Family With Monkey Wrench, Broken Glass Over Drug

Family members told police that the 35-year-old Roderiquez stabbed family members, beat them with a monkey wrench, forced them to walk on broken glass and threatened to set them on