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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

Judge: Los Angeles charter schools can remain open

The Los Angeles Times reports that Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin found district officials should not have closed the two campuses operated by the Magnolia Education and Research Foundation without consulting with the Board of Education.

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2 hrs ago | Patch.com

Two Injured 12-Year-Olds Rescued from Malibu Cliff

Rescue workers came to the aid of two injured, preteen hikers above Tapia Park in Malibu today.

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Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Calabasas, CA

6 hrs ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Rosemead sexual predator sentenced for threatening woman in Alhambra

A prolific sexual predator who cut off his GPS ankle bracelet and then lured a church acquaintance to a coffee shop where he pulled a gun on her will likely spend the rest of his life in state prison.

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Related Topix: Alhambra, CA, Rosemead, CA, State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | KFMB-am

Murder suspect caught in dramatic freeway arrest

A man wanted for a murder in Los Angeles was arrested Friday on a San Diego freeway.

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Related Topix: World News, Puerto Rico,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Lawsuit filed over abuse death of Palmdale boy

City News Service say a wrongful death suit was filed Friday against the county's child welfare and social services divisions, the Sheriff's Department, the Palmdale school district, and the boy's mother and her boyfriend.

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Related Topix: Palmdale, CA, Education Etc., Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

Pasadena Star-News

Officials support turning Orange Line busway into light-rail system

Councilmember Paul Krekorian points to a map of the Metro system. Press conference after Thursday's MTA vote on a landmark proposal that could lead to a modern, efficient, light rail transit system on the Orange Line, connecting the San Fernando Valley to the San Gabriel Valley and LA basin.

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Related Topix: North-Hollywood, CA, Canoga Park, CA, Chatsworth, CA, Woodland Hills, CA, Industry, CA

WALB-TV Albany

Police still investigating after burglar killed

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

Los Angeles Times

Man pleads not guilty to stabbing, shooting Target maintenance worker

A man pleaded not guilty Thursday to fatally stabbing and shooting a maintenance worker who was pressure washing a Target parking lot in Van Nuys, prosecutors said.

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Related Topix: Van Nuys, CA

SFGate

Keyshia Cole's husband: 'Divorce papers are fake'

Keyshia Cole's estranged husband has distanced himself from a divorce filing in his name, insisting he has not moved to make the split official.

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WPMT-TV York

Calif. man, 80, fatally shot a pregnanta home intruder

LONG BEACH, Calif- Police in California are expected to consider whether to file charges against a 80-year-old man who shot and killed a female burglar who claimed she was pregnant as she fled from his Long Beach home earlier this week.

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Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

Los Angeles Times

Detectives investigating Lynwood shooting death

The gunfire was reported around 6:45 p.m. in 10900 block of Long Beach Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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Related Topix: Lynwood, CA

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Police to pay $1.8M for Dorner manhunt shooting

The Torrance Police Department announced its settlement with David Perdue in a news release that also stated the Los Angeles County district attorney's office cleared all its officers involved in the incident of any criminal wrongdoing.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

USC graduate studenta s death being investigated as homicide, police say

LOS ANGELES >> A USC engineering graduate student was found dead in his apartment Thursday morning and his death is being investigated as a homicide, police said.

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Related Topix: UC Santa Cruz

Inside Bay Area

Couple ordered to stand trial for Hercules murder

A husband and wife charged with nine felony counts related to the 2012 stabbing death of a Hercules woman was ordered by a judge Thursday to stand trial on all charges and enhancements.

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Related Topix: Hercules, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Press-Telegram

Man, 80, says he shot pregnant intruder in Los Cerritos neighborhood

LONG BEACH >> Authorities today pondered the future of an 80-year- old man who says he shot to death a woman who was running away after ransacking his home in the Los Cerritos neighborhood even though she told him she was pregnant.

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Related Topix: Cerritos, CA, Long Beach, CA

My FOX LA

Man Stabbed to Death During Assault Near Carson Intersection

A man was killed and two others injured in an assault by six men in Carson, authorities said today.

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Related Topix: Carson, CA

Pasadena Star-News

Southern California to sizzle Thursday, officials issue heat warnings

The Southland will sizzle in above-normal temperatures today -- with valley areas in the 100s -- amid warnings to the public to take steps to guard against becoming ill in the heat.

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Related Topix: California, Weather, Newport Beach, CA, Laguna Beach, CA, Long Beach, CA

Chicago Tribune

Man wanted for Cook County murder arrested in Los Angeles County

A 71-year-old man was arrested in Los Angeles County on a murder warrant issued out of Cook County earlier this month.

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Iol.co.za

Bieber citizen's arrest advised by cops

Law enforcement officials were called out to the 'Baby' singer's Beverly Hills home six times over the weekend - four times for excessive noise in the middle of the night - and as well as speaking to the 20-year-old star and his management team about the situation, they have now also spoken to fellow residents.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Calabasas, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Chino man with a pretty eyesa facing 250 years to life in prison for San Gabriel Valley robbery spree

Jose Lewis Avila, 32, of Chino, was convicted Wednesday, July 23, 2014, of a series of follow-home robberies targeting Asian women in the San Gabriel Valley in March and April of 2011.

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Related Topix: Alhambra, CA, State Prisons, Prison

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