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People stand around a roadway memorial at the site of the auto crash that took the life of actor Paul Walker and another man, in Valencia, Calif., Monday, Dec. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Area of Walker car crash known for street racing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The neighborhood where “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker died in a one-car crash is known to attract street racers, according to law enforcement officials. Walker and his friend and fellow […]

12/02/2013

Ex-leader of LA gang gets 25-year prison term

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former leader of a notorious street gang in Los Angeles has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for racketeering involving killings of a rival gang member and one […]

10/21/2013

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Sheriff Lee Baca cuts ties with health company

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca is distancing himself from a health products company whose products he promoted in online videos. Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore says Baca contacted the Irvine-based company […]

10/02/2013

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Diary reveals school aide had student’s baby

SAN DIMAS, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say the diary of a Southern California teacher’s aide reveals her sexual relationship with an underage student and that she gave birth to the boy’s baby. Sgt. Peter Hahn […]

07/12/2013

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LA deputies say man spears, kills family dog, cat

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies say a man made a spear from a broomstick and kitchen knife, killed the family dog and set it ablaze, then used the spear and an […]

06/20/2013

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LA County deputies seize fireworks

INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — About 3,000 pounds of illegal fireworks have been seized by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies. A Sheriff’s Department statement says the seizure was made Wednesday evening after deputies saw three men […]

06/20/2013

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Alligator takes pit stop at Lancaster intersection

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) – A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy could hardly believe the call when he heard two women were spotted near a Lancaster intersection, one of them holding an alligator. The Los Angeles […]

06/07/2013

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Deputies arrest man they say posed as a Disney

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a man has been arrested after claiming to be a member of the Walt Disney family and giving away invalid Disneyland passes. Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say […]

05/23/2013

2 LA colleges evacuated after threats are made

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two colleges in the Los Angeles area have been closed because of unspecified threats involving guns. Authorities say two calls from cell phones were made to the California Highway Patrol early […]

05/16/2013

Bear in La Canada scares swimmers, schools

LA CANADA FLINTRIDGE, Calif. (AP) — A bear that wandered down from the mountains and into suburban backyards north of Los Angeles had swimmers scrambling from a backyard pool and brought the lockdown of two […]

05/13/2013

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2 LA County deputies save man from fiery apartment

PICO RIVERA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says two of its deputies disregarded their own safety to save the life of a 51-year-old man who was unconscious in a burning apartment […]

05/09/2013

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Murder suspect mistakenly released from LA jail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s authorities say a man charged with murder was accidentally released from jail last month because of a clerical error. Sheriff’s Capt. Chuck Antuna says 32-year-old Johnny Mata […]

05/04/2013

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