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  1. Lupita Nyong'o's $150,000 Oscar gown returned by thief via TMZRead the original story

    Yesterday | Reuters

    The $150,000 Oscar gown worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o that was stolen two days ago was returned on Friday by the thief, who tipped off celebrity news site TMZ.com after finding out that the pearls on the dress were fake. TMZ said the thief took the Calvin Klein dress from Nyong'o's hotel room on Wednesday after finding the door ajar.

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  2. Oscar gown thief on the runRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Reuters

    Police are trying to track down the thief who stole actress Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar gown from her hotel room. Alicia Powell reports.

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  3. Convicted drug dealer pleads innocent in murder of Hollywood executiveRead the original story

    Thursday | Reuters

    A convicted drug dealer pleaded not guilty on Thursday to murdering a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert last year, and a defense lawyer said he would prove the case was "mutual combat," not homicide. John Lenzie Creech, who is already serving an eight-year prison term for sale of a controlled substance, was ordered back to court on March 26 for further proceedings in the high-profile case surrounding the murder of Gavin Smith.

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  4. Former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa declines run for SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Reuters

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, once considered a rising star in the Democratic Party, said on Tuesday he had decided against running for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated next year by the retirement of Democratic incumbent Barbara Boxer. Villaraigosa, 62, widely believed to still be weighing a possible 2018 bid for governor, said in a message posted on Facebook that he wished to "continue my efforts to make California a better place to live, work and raise a family."

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  5. Condoleezza Rice leads potential 2016 U.S. Senate hopefuls in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Reuters

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice polled at the head of a crowded pool of potential candidates to succeed long-time Senator Barbara Boxer, according to a Field Poll released on Wednesday. The poll showed that when likely California voters were asked whether they would vote for or against 18 prominent possible candidates in 2016, 49 percent of likely California voters said they would be inclined to support Rice, a Republican.

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  6. A marriage made in California for gay contest winners in ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Reuters

    Ten same-sex couples from China will tie the knot in California this summer after winning a week-long wedding and honeymoon package in an online contest sponsored by a maker of bed linen. More than 75,000 votes were cast to pick the lucky couples in a three-day contest organized by Taobao, China's biggest e-commerce marketplace, ahead of the Valentine's Day weekend. 1 comment

  7. Rap mogul Suge Knight arrested in fatal hit-and-run in Los AngelesRead the original story

    Friday Jan 30 | Reuters

    Rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight was arrested on suspicion of murder on Friday after police said he ran over two people with a pickup truck at a fast food restaurant in the Los Angeles suburb of Compton, killing one and injuring the other before fleeing. Knight, the 49-year-old co-founder of Death Row Records, was booked at about 3 a.m. and was being held in lieu of $2 million bail, the department said.

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

    Friday Jan 30 | 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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  9. Convicted drug dealer charged in murder of Hollywood executiveRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | 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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  10. Homeless vets to get housing at L.A. VA site under settlementRead the original story

    Jan 28, 2015 | 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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  11. LA cops catch stolen car after high speed chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | 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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  12. Pope says to canonize Junipero Serra during U.S. visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | 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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  13. Former Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa shows interest in Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2015 | 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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  14. Small plane crashes on California street cornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 | 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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  15. Laundry facilities company WASH explores sale: sourcesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | 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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  16. Laundry facilities company WASH explores sale-sourcesRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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