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12.5-Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully In Whittier

A 12-and-a-half hour standoff ended peacefully Friday morning, with the release of a woman and the arrest of a male suspect, police said.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/18/2014

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Whittier Man Suspected In Vicious Stabbings Turned Over To LASD

Thirty-four-year-old Alfred Tapia, a reputed gang member, was being held on attempted murder charges after being turned over to U.S. authorities on Wednesday, according to a Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokesperson.

04/17/2014

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Suspect With Guns Reportedly Holding Hostage Inside Whittier Apartment

The incident is taking place at Whittier Boulevard and Greenleaf Avenue, according to officials.

04/17/2014

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Teen Taken Into Custody After Allegedly Firing Several Rounds At Whittier Police

The boy was arrested and booked on suspicion of attempted murder of a police officer.

03/29/2014

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Lawsuit Claims Former History Teacher Seduced Teenage Teacher’s Assistant

A young woman claims in a lawsuit filed this week she was sexually abused by her former history teacher when she was a student at California High School in Whittier.

03/06/2014

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Boy Credited With Saving Family From Whittier House Fire

An 8-year-old boy Wednesday is being credited with saving his family from a house fire.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/19/2014

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Rain-Related Fender Bender Causes Massive Traffic Jam On 60 Freeway

A minor accident involving a big rig truck closed off several lanes.

02/06/2014

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Body Found In Car At Whittier Shopping Mall

SKY2′s Kevin Takumi reports authorities responded to the scene at approximately 4:20 p.m. after receiving a call about a body in a car at the Whittwood Town Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/28/2014

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2 Found Dead Following Apartment Fire In Whittier

Two people were found dead Thursday following a fire inside a Whittier home.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/02/2014

Whittier Father Shoots Son In Self-Defense During Knife Assault

A 26-year-old Whittier man Thursday faced assault with a deadly weapon charges after his father shot him during an argument.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/19/2013

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Man Wanted For Attempted Murder In 3 Stabbings

Authorities need the public’s help in capturing a man they say tried to murder three people in less than a week.

12/10/2013

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Man Says Friend Stabbed Him Repeatedly Inside Whittier Home

A man was stabbed repeatedly and hit on the head with a hammer Thursday night in Whittier.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/05/2013

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740 Marijuana Plants, $100K In Equipment Found At Whittier Businesses

Officers responding to a burglary alarm at a Whittier business found 740 marijuana plants and an estimated $100,000 worth of growing equipment from an adjacent welding company, police said.

11/22/2013

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LA County Supervisors Reject Proposed Oil Drilling In Whittier Hills

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has voted to halt proposed oil drilling in Whittier Hills – but the long-running battle is far from over.

10/30/2013

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3-Alarm Blaze Damages Strip Mall In Whittier

Firefighters Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire at a strip mall in Whittier.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/01/2013

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