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  1. UPDATE 2-Rap mogul Suge Knight suspect in fatal hit-and-runRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was named as a suspect in a hit-and-run that killed one person near Los Angeles on Thursday, officials said. A man fitting Knight's description drove up to a Compton burger shop around 3 p.m. and began arguing with two people outside, said Lieutenant John Corina with Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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  2. Convicted drug dealer charged in murder of Hollywood executiveRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Reuters

    A convicted drug dealer was charged on Thursday with the murder of a Hollywood studio executive who went missing under mysterious circumstances in 2012 only to have his remains found in the California desert last year. John Lenzie Creech, 42, who is already serving an eight-year prison term for sale of a controlled substance, was expected to make an initial court appearance in the high-profile murder case early next week.

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  3. Homeless vets to get housing at L.A. VA site under settlementRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    Homeless veterans will get housing and services at a large Department of Veterans Affairs health campus in Los Angeles under a deal to settle a lawsuit accusing the agency of misusing the land, officials said on Wednesday. The 387-acre site located between the affluent Westwood and Brentwood neighborhoods was deeded to the United States in 1888 to give a home to disabled veterans.

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  4. LA cops catch stolen car after high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Reuters

    Three people surrendered after police in Los Angeles intercepted what they say was a stolen vehicle after a high speed chase through West L.A. overnight. Rough Cut .

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  5. Pope says to canonize Junipero Serra during U.S. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | Reuters

    Pope Francis said on Thursday that during his trip to the United States in September he would canonize Junipero Serra, a missionary who brought Christianity to the west of the United States in the 1700s. "In September, God willing, I will canonize Junipero Serra in the United States, who was the evangelizer of the west of the United States," he told reporters aboard the plane taking him from Sri Lanka to Manila on the second leg of his Asian tour.

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  6. Former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa shows interest in Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Reuters

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, a Democrat known for championing public transportation projects, indicated on Saturday he is considering a run to succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer, who has ruled out seeking re-election in 2016. Villaraigosa had been seen as a possible candidate, and he is the most high profile politician to express interest in running since Boxer, a leading liberal voice in the Senate, announced on Thursday she would not campaign for another term.

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  7. Small plane crashes on California street cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Reuters

    A small plane is destroyed after crashing on a street corner in Van Nuys. Officials from the Los Angeles Fire Department say one person was possibly inside.

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  8. Laundry facilities company WASH explores sale: sourcesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Reuters

    WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, whose washers and dryers are used weekly by more than 5 million people in North America, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $900 million, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. The sources asked not to be identified because the sale process is confidential.

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  9. Laundry facilities company WASH explores sale-sourcesRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Reuters

    WASH Multifamily Laundry Systems, whose washers and dryers are used weekly by more than 5 million people in North America, is exploring a sale that could value it at more than $900 million, including debt, according to people familiar with the matter. WASH's private equity owner, CHS Capital, has asked investment bankers at Moelis & Co to run an auction for the company, the people said on Tuesday.

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  10. Respond to North Korea's cyber attack with financial sanctions on Kim croniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Reuters

    Moviemakers strive to outdo themselves with fantastic plots, super-heroes and special effects. But the hack of Sony Pictures Entertainment this month proves that, even in Hollywood, reality is still stranger than fiction.

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  11. Filmmaker Polanski's lawyers seek sex crime case dismissal: U.S. newspapersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | Reuters

    Lawyers for filmmaker Roman Polanski are seeking to have a case involving a 1977 charge of unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl dismissed, U.S. newspapers reported on Tuesday. Polanski's lawyers are seeking a hearing to decide whether misconduct and a "false" extradition request sent by the U.S. Justice Department to the Polish government on Oct. 28 requires the case to be dismissed, the Los Angeles Times reported.

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  12. L.A. man accused of killing, eating ex-girlfriend's rabbitRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2014 | Reuters

    A Southern California man accused of killing, skinning and eating his ex-girlfriend's pet rabbit and saying he would do the same to her has been charged with cruelty to an animal and making criminal threats, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Dimitri Diatchenko, 46, killed the rabbit belonging to his former girlfriend on Sunday after she said that they should no longer be roommates, Los Angeles County Deputy District Attorney Lou Holtz said in a written statement.

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  13. UPDATE 4-Investigators treat massive L.A. construction blaze as 'criminal fire'Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Reuters

    A fierce blaze that destroyed a downtown Los Angeles apartment complex under construction next to a fire house and damaged three nearby buildings on Monday is being examined by arson investigators as a "criminal fire," authorities said. Commuter traffic into the nation's second-largest city was snarled through the morning rush as authorities shut down a major nearby freeway because of the blaze, which fire officials said erupted overnight and took three hours to bring under control.

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  14. 'Birdman,' 'Boyhood' 'Unbroken' among AFI's top 2014 filmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Reuters

    From "Birdman" to "Unbroken," the American Film Institute selected an eclectic range of films already gaining momentum in the Hollywood awards race as its top picks for 2014, the organization said on Monday. Breaking the traditional selection of 10 films for the first time, the annual AFI list compiled 11 picks, including "American Sniper," "Boyhood," "Foxcatcher," "The Imitation Game," "Interstellar," "Into the Woods," "Nightcrawler," "Selma" and "Whiplash."

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  15. UPDATE 3-Los Angeles freeways jammed after huge construction site fireRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Reuters

    Flames destroyed a massive seven-story apartment building under construction next to a fire station in downtown Los Angeles and spread to a nearby high-rise on Monday, forcing the shutdown of a major freeway through the morning rush-hour. Northbound commuter traffic into the nation's second-largest city was snarled for several hours due to the blaze, which fire officials said erupted overnight and took three hours to bring under control.

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  16. UPDATE 1-Large Los Angeles fire consumes building, shuts freewaysRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2014 | Reuters

    A large blaze in downtown Los Angeles early on Monday consumed an apartment building that was under construction and shut down two major freeways, the Los Angeles Fire Department and California Highway Patrol said. At 7 a.m. PST northbound lanes of the 110 freeway remained closed as well as the Temple, Broadway and Los Angeles off-ramps of the 101 freeway southbound, a spokeswoman for the highway patrol said.

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  17. To woo Hollywood, L.A. to extend fee waivers to film on city propertyRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2014 | Reuters

    The Los Angeles city council approved measures on Tuesday to keep coveted film and TV production in the city by extending fee waivers to shoot on municipal property, including City Hall, which has served as a location for TV's "Scandal" and "Newsroom" and the movie "Gangster Squad." By a 15-0 vote, the council also approved a plan to streamline the film-location permit process among city departments and keep better records, create a customer survey for production company feedback and build a database of city properties available for filming.

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  18. Latin American art auctions set record-high sales for 31 artistsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | Reuters

    Blistering sales this week of Latin American art set auction records for 31 artists spanning three centuries, ranging from creators in the Spanish colonial period to living artists like Colombia's Fernando Botero. In New York on Monday and Tuesday, Sotheby's sold $33.9 million worth of art, a record high for works from the region at auction, and Christie's sold $24.3 million.

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  19. More charges for California man in drive-by shootings that killed fourRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | Reuters

    A man linked to a spate of seemingly random drive-by shootings in the Los Angeles area over the summer that killed four people was charged on Thursday with several additional counts of murder stemming from the attacks, prosecutors said. The latest charges against Alexander Hernandez, 34, who has been in jail without bail since police arrested him in August, accuse him of three murders and five attempted murders, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said in a statement.

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  20. Viacom signs lease with Kilroy Realty for its Columbia Square property in HollywoodRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2014 | Reuters

    Real estate firm Kilroy Realty Corp said it has signed a long-term lease with Viacom Inc for its 180,000 square feet space at Columbia Square development in Los Angeles, California.

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