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  1. Gang Members Arrested in 5,000 Home BurglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | NBC Los Angeles

    Several raids were carried out early Friday morning to arrest gang members connected to 5,000 burglaries across Southern California. Officers walked away from a home on Aug. 26, 2016.

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  2. Lawyer Pleads Not Guilty to Lewd Acts ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | NBC Los Angeles

    Benjamin Lawson Adams, 31, of Los Angeles, was charged with three counts each of oral copulation of a person under 16 and lewd act with a child, along with two counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object and one count of sodomy of a person under 16, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. Adams allegedly initiated contact with the teen through a social media app and then arranged to meet with the teen, according to Deputy District Attorney Chad Gillette.

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  3. ATM Skimmers Discovered at 7-Eleven LocationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 8 | NBC Los Angeles

    ATM skimmers were discovered at three 7-Eleven locations in Torrance last month, police said on Monday, August 8, 2016. Police discovered the first skimmer on June 1 at the 7-Eleven on the 3000 block of Artesia Boulevard They do not know when the skimmer was placed there.

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  4. Missing Torrance Woman Found in GardenaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Jillian Abe, 32, was found by Compton sheriff's deputies around 2:15 a.m. in the 14700 block of Maple Avenue, according to the Torrance Police Department.

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  5. Woman in 'Alice in Wonderland' Costume Goes MissingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Family and friends passed out fliers on Thursday in Torrance in the hopes of finding a woman last seen Sunday night dressed in an "Alice in Wonderland" costume. Jillian Abe, a petite blonde who worked at a costume store, suffers from anxiety and has been without her medication since Sunday, friends said.

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  6. Car Bursts into Flames Following ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    A wild scene that began with a shooting in Torrance ended with a vehicle erupting in flames in Lawndale, leaving one person wounded, police said. The incident began when someone opened fire into a car with five people inside around 2:30 a.m. at Artesia Boulevard near the 405 Freeway in Torrance, according to the Torrance Police Department.

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  7. Glamorous Con Woman Used Good Looks to Prey on VictimsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    A woman's jet-set, high-dollar lifestyle ended last month when she was arrested in a federal identity theft investigation using her good looks to prey on her victims through real estate and dating websites, deputies said. Maria Christina Johnson, 43, was arrested April 28 at a well-known luxury hotel in Santa Barbara County, where she was staying under the name of one of her victims, officials said.

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  8. Torrance Refinery Expected to Resume OperationsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Some residents were concerned when the Torrance refinery, once the location of a massive explosion, was set to reopen Sunday, but was delayed a day. Kate Larsen reports for the NBC4 News at 11 on Sunday, May 08, 2016.

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  9. Residents React to Delayed Torrance Refinery RestartRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Residents were on edge as the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance prepared to reopen a day later than planned. Kate Larsen reports for the NBC4 News at 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

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  10. Planned Restart of Torrance Refinery Postponed Until MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    ExxonMobil has postponed Saturday's planned re-start of a Torrance refinery damaged by an explosion last year until Monday night. ExxonMobil had already begun notifying about 11,000 residences and businesses near the refinery of the planned re-start, which was expected to occur between 7 p.m. Saturday and 7 a.m. Sunday.

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  11. Police Ask for Help in Finding Missing Torrance TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Torrance police were asking for the public's help in finding a teacher named Ernie Valenzuela who disappeared a week prior, they said Monday, May 2, 2016. Police were searching for a music teacher after he disappeared following going on medical leave in Torrance, authorities said Monday.

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  12. 25 Dogs Seized From Home Puts Strain on ShelterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Twenty-five dogs found living in what officials call deplorable conditions at a Torrance home are now living at the Carson/Gardena Animal Care Center - but that has posed a big problem because of overcrowding at the shelter. The dogs, many of them young terrier mixes, were discovered at the home after their owner had to be rushed to the hospital for a medical issue.

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  13. 'Like an Explosion': Car Plows Through Torrance Planet Fitness, Striking PeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    The car made it all the way to the back wall of the gym with a person on the hood of the Lexus. A woman in her 70s mistook the gas for the brake and plowed into a Torrance Planet Fitness, hitting people inside the gym Wednesday, April 27, 2016.

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  14. PCH Closed After Crash, Downed Power Lines in TorranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Pacific Coast Highway was closed in the South Bay area Friday April 1, 2016 due to a crash and downed power lines. Pacific Coast Highway was closed in the South Bay area Friday morning due to a crash and downed power lines.

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  15. Gunman Sought in Shooting That Killed One and Wounded TwoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    A man was killed and two others were wounded in a shooting as they were leaving church near Hawthorne on Sunday, March 20, 2016. Investigators were reviewing surveillance video from a car-to-car shooting on the Gardena-Hawthorne border that killed the driver of one car and wounded two of his passengers, authorities said.

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  16. Boulevard Closed After 'Flaring Event' at Torrance RefineryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    An unplanned flaring event was causing a stir on social media at the Torrance ExxonMobil Refinery Wednesday, March 16, 2016. A major boulevard in Torrance was closed after a "flaring event" at the ExxonMobil Refinery was producing a large amount of heat, police said.

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  17. Mom Who Lost Daughter Seeks to Steer Teens Away From Street RacingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    After a mother lost her 16-year-old daughter in a street race, she started a campaign to warn teens that life is too precious. Single mother Lili D'alessandro had barely even heard of street racing when she got a gut-wrenching call just past midnight.

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  18. Fiery Crash Prompts Streets Closures in TorranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    The collision was reported at 1:40 p.m. in the 3300 block of Civic Center Drive, according to the Torrance Police Department. Police said a truck was driving westbound on Torrance Boulevard at a high rate of speed when it struck a tree, several vehicles and a power pole near Madrona Avenue.

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  19. Murder Charge Filed in Case of Body Found Buried in WallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    The remains of Raven Joy Campbell were found inside a wall of a Lomita apartment in July 2015, six years after she went missing. A man was charged Monday with murder in the 2009 slaying of a woman whose body was found stuffed inside an apartment wall last summer, prosecutors said.

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  20. Search Continues for Body of 3rd Person Killed in CrashRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | NBC Los Angeles

    Searchers continues on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 to scan the waters for signs of debris from a small plane that crashed midair with another plane into the waters off the coast of San Pedro. The search was continuing Monday in the ocean off San Pedro for the body of a third person killed in the mid-air collision of two small planes.

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