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  1. California set for New Year's buzz with recreational marijuana salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 29 | WHTC

    California adults not content to ring in the New Year with the traditional fizz of champagne can look forward to celebrating with the buzz of marijuana, purchased for the first time from state-licensed retailers of recreational pot. Dozens of newly authorized marijuana stores are due to open for business across California on Jan. 1, launching yet another chapter in America's drug culture and the largest regulated commercial market for cannabis in the United States - one valued at several billion dollars.

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  2. U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin sent gift-wrapped box of horse manure: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 24 | WHTC

    A gift-wrapped package addressed to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin's home in a posh Los Angeles neighborhood that was suspected of being a bomb was instead filled with horse manure, police told local media. The package was found Saturday evening in a next-door neighbor's driveway in Bel Air, the Los Angeles Police Department told the Los Angeles Times and KNBC television, the NBC affiliate in Los Angeles.

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  3. Chipotle restaurant under investigation after illness scare: ReportRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2017 | WHTC

    Shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc fell as much as 3.3 percent after a report that public health officials are investigating a possible illness outbreak in one of the company's restaurant in Los Angeles. An email from the Los Angeles Health Department's Acute Communicable Disease Control unit says the agency "is aware of reports of illness and is investigating" according to the Business Insider report.

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  4. Firefighters battle intense wildfires ravaging southern CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2017 | WHTC

    Firefighters battled several intense wind-driven wildfires early on Friday that have swept across densely populated Southern California, destroying at least 500 structures and chasing 190,000 people from their homes over the past five days. More than 5,700 firefighters from across California and the region worked to stop the spread of six large wildfires and other smaller blazes that erupted since Monday, ranging from Los Angeles up the Pacific coast to Santa Barbara County and stoked by fierce westward Santa Ana winds.

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  5. Mass killer, cult leader Charles Manson dies at 83Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | WHTC

    Charles Manson, the wild-eyed cult leader who orchestrated a string of gruesome killings in Southern California by his "family" of young followers, shattering the peace-and-love ethos of the late 1960s, died on Sunday, prison officials said. He was 83. Manson died of natural causes Sunday evening at a Kern County hospital, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said in a statement.

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  6. Armed woman makes threats at Kardashian-owned boutique near L.ARead the original story

    Sep 21, 2017 | WHTC

    A woman armed with a handgun pointed it at employees at a boutique owned by reality TV stars the Kardashians in the Los Angeles area on Thursday and later came back brandishing a machete, according to police and media. "We want to know who she is, we want to get her off the streets," Juanita Navarro of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said by telephone.

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  7. Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2017 | WHTC

    A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012. John Lenzie Creech, 45, was convicted in July of involuntary manslaughter after a two-week jury trial in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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  8. Nine hurt as vehicle plows into Los Angeles crowd in what police describe as accidentRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2017 | WHTC

    Nine people were injured, one critically, in Los Angeles on Sunday when a van that collided with a pickup truck jumped the curb and slammed into an outdoor dining area, authorities said, calling it a "complete accident." Eight people were transported to hospitals after the incident on West Pico Boulevard, the Los Angeles Fire Department said on Twitter.

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  9. Los Angeles man convicted in Hollywood studio executive's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2017 | WHTC

    A convicted drug dealer was found guilty on Monday of voluntary manslaughter in the death of a Hollywood studio executive who was missing for more than two years before his remains were found buried in the California desert. John Lenzie Creech, 44, was convicted by a Los Angeles Superior Court jury after a two-week trial.

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  10. Los Angeles replaces its gay pride parade with 'resist' marchRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2017 | WHTC

    Members of the Los Angeles-area gay community were expected to walk en masse through the city on Sunday in a so-called Resist March against President Donald Trump, an event taking the place of the annual pride parade. Organizers of the Resist March say the 3-mile walk will begin in Hollywood at 8 a.m. PDT and culminate with a rally in gay-friendly West Hollywood featuring U.S. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and groups such as GLAAD, Planned Parenthood, Black Lives Matter and the American Civil Liberties Union.

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  11. Armed man arrested on way to L.A. gay pride parade pleads not guiltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | WHTC

    An Indiana man arrested on his way to a Los Angeles-area gay pride parade last year after police found three assault rifles and potentially explosive chemicals in his car has pleaded not guilty to weapons charges. James Wesley Howell was arrested only hours after a gunman killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida, but police said they found no connection between Howell and the Orlando mass shooting.

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  12. LA sheriff's office apologizes to Wyclef Jean for handcuffing incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | WHTC

    Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department apologized on Tuesday for briefly detaining Grammy-winning hip hop artist Wyclef Jean in handcuffs during a robbery investigation, after Jean said he was "treated like a criminal" by law enforcement officers. The sheriff's department released a statement describing its investigation in the early hours of Monday morning into a violent robbery in West Hollywood, a trendy municipality neighboring Los Angeles, and apologized "for any inconvenience this process caused Mr. Jean."

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