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UC Task Force Unveils Plan To Tackle Sexual Violence On Campuses

Officials with the University of California have created a task force to tackle the issue of sexual abuse throughout its 10-campus system.

7 hours ago

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Prosecutors Unite Nationwide To Fight Gun Violence

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is teaming up with Manhattan’s city attorney to rally prosecutors across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.

09/17/2014

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At Least 2 Exchanges Of Gunfire Reported At Pomona House Party

Two suspects were arrested after an exchange of at least two different exchanges of gunfire stemming from the same Pomona house party, police said.

08/24/2014

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Police: Teens ‘Willing To Die’ In Foiled High School Attack

Police Tuesday said two teen boys were “willing to die” in their plot to kill staff and students at South Pasadena High School.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2014

Richard Martinez, who lost a son to the rampage at UCSB, is working with gun control advocates on a national level. (credit: CBS)

Father Of Student Slain During UCSB Rampage Teams With Other Victims Of Gun Violence

The father of a student killed during the recent rampage near the campus of UCSB, has teamed up with victims of gun violence and their proponents to fight for stricter gun control legislation.

07/30/2014

Iraqi men take part in a demonstration to show their support for the call to arms by Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf on June 13, 2014. (Photo credit:  HAIDER HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Analyst: Fall Of Baghdad Would Make Current Gas Prices ‘Look Like A Bargain’

Oil industry analysts are warning a brewing civil war between Islamic militants in Iraq could potentially send gas prices soaring here in the Southland.

06/13/2014

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Bill Aims To Prevent College Sexual Violence

The state Senate on Thursday approved legislation requiring California colleges and universities to adopt anti-sexual assault policies that include a written standard for personal consent.

05/29/2014

Two people were shot and one person was stabbed (reportedly inside a bar) in Carson Sunday evening. (credit: CBS)

2 Shot, 1 Stabbed Inside Carson Bar

Sgt. Armando Hernandez of the Carson station said it was unclear what led to the violence.

05/05/2014

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck was among those on hand for the 15th annual Denim Day. (Photo credit: Peace Over Violence)

Mayor, LAPD Chief Don Blue Jeans To Raise Awareness Of Sexual Violence

Los Angeles’ mayor and chief of police both put on their blue jeans Wednesday to help raise awareness and change public attitudes about sexual violence.

04/23/2014

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Officials Want To Quash Violence, Crime In Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach leaders are ready to quash recent violence and crime in the city.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Residents Asked To Help Curb Crime, Violence In Troubled Area Of San Bernardino

Community members are being asked to help with an initiative to curb crime and violence in a troubled area of San Bernardino.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/03/2014

Two men were stabbed Saturday in Burbank. (credit: CBS)

2 Men Stabbed In Burbank

The suspect is at large, according to police.

03/15/2014

Running back Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ray Rice Another Crack In NFL Shield

Even by the pro athlete’s subterranean standards, the Ray Rice video was shocking. He made no effort to heal or cradle or care for his unconscious fiancee.

02/21/2014

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Report: Inmate Violence Spikes At LA County Jails

Violence among inmates at jails in Los Angeles County and across California has soared since the start of a statewide prison alignment plan, according to a new report.

11/29/2013

Family and friends are mourning this murder victim in Orange Saturday evening. (credit: CBS)

Man, 31, Killed In Overnight Shooting Outside Well-Known Bar In Orange

Authorities say a man has been killed in an overnight shooting in the city of Orange.

11/23/2013

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