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Monterey Park Man Sentenced In Rapes Of 2 Women

Authorities say a 27-year-old man convicted of raping two women he met at a café was sentenced Thursday to 30 years to life in prison.

11/13/2014

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Man Arrested For Targeting Women At Banks And Robbing Them In South LA

A 37-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly targeting elderly women at local banks before assaulting and then stealing from them, the LAPD said Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2014

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Public’s Help Sought In Search For Robbery Suspect Targeting Seniors At Banks

A LAPD spokesperson says the suspect was captured on video loitering around a bank near Jefferson and Crenshaw boulevards around 10:45 a.m. October 1.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2014

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Joan Rivers Helped Many Women Crack Glass Ceiling Of Comedy

Vicki Lawrence says Rivers was always a hard act to follow.

09/04/2014

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‘ChallengeHer’ Event At Central Library Connects Feds, Small Business Owners

Local businesswomen got their chance Wednesday to mingle and meet with small business owners and bid on contracts with the federal government at the Central Library in downtown Los Angeles.

09/03/2014

Marta Ferro and Ann Lawrence of Pink51.com (credit: CBS)

New Website Helps Women Build Businesses While Benefiting Good Causes

CBS2′s Stephanie Simmons reports Marta Ferro and Ann Lawrence are leveraging female purchasing power with their new site Pink51.com.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/12/2014

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$10K Reward Offered For 2 Women Wanted In Fatal Beating Of Man, 65

A $10,000 reward was offered Tuesday for information leading to the arrest of two women accused of fatally beating a 65-year-old man at a Blue Line train stop.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/22/2014

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UCLA Hosts Event To Highlight Career Opportunities For Women In Science, Technology

Eighty female high school students from low-income, underserved schools in Los Angeles will visit UCLA Tuesday for the first-ever “Empower Her: STEMDAY”.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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Safe Passage To Hold Event Honoring Women, Mothers Who Make A Difference

Trish Steele, founder and CEO of Women Crowned In Glory and Safe Passage, and Tanya Young Williams, an advocate for Safe Passage, stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to tell viewers about an event that will honor women and mothers who make a difference.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2014

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Report: 60-Something Women More Likely To Develop Alzheimer’s Than Breast Cancer

A new report finds that women in their 60s are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease compared to breast cancer.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2014

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Local Company Sells Handmade Jewelry While Empowering Women

Saturday marks International Women’s day, honoring the contributions women have made, both personally and professionally.

03/08/2014

UFC 157: Rousey v Carmouche

Rousey Keeps UFC Women’s Title With First-Round Win

Ronda Rousey kept her UFC women’s bantamweight title, using a left knee to the liver to take down Sara McMann at 1:06 of the first round at UFC 170 on Saturday night.

02/22/2014

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2 Women Wanted For Questioning In Check Cashing Scam

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s detectives were sought the public’s help Thursday in identifying two women wanted in connection with a fraudulent check cashing scam.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/24/2013

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Study: More Women Becoming Family Breadwinners

More women are becoming breadwinners for their families, according to a recent study by Pew Research Center.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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Cal State Long Beach Recruiting More Male Students

A growing gender gap in higher education enrollment is prompting efforts to recruit and retain more male students at one California university.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/21/2013

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