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April 05, 2019 - 5:16 pm
LOS ANGELES - A 19-year-old homeless man accused of slashing the faces of nine people while riding past them on a bicycle in the South Los Angeles area was charged today with 10 felony counts. Lenrey Briones is scheduled to be arraigned in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom April 24 on seven counts...
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April 05, 2019 - 2:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - A 12-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition today with injuries she suffered when she and her 14-year-old sister - - who later died -- were struck by a big rig as they walked to school in the Exposition Park area. Marlene Lorenzo and her younger sister, Amy Lorenzo, were...
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April 04, 2019 - 4:29 pm
A map of free tax preparation service locations in the greater Los Angeles area was released today by City Controller Ron Galperin to help taxpayers meet the April 15 filing deadline. The locations include community-based organizations, public libraries, schools and churches. "As the taxpayers'...
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April 04, 2019 - 3:56 pm
(KNX 1070) -- The Long Beach City Council is stepping up efforts to help relieve the pain of rising rents. Wednesday the council passed an ordinance that would require landlords to pay money for relocation to displaced tenants. Chancela al-Mansour, executive director of the Housing Rights Center...
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April 04, 2019 - 2:17 pm
(KNX 1070/CNS) -- Authorities today continued their search for the suspect who assaulted and critically injured a 47-year-old man in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium last weekend. Los Angeles Police Department Capt. William Hayes of the Robbery-Homicide Division said at a news conference Thursday...
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CBS
April 04, 2019 - 11:47 am
Sprint shut down a cellphone tower on the campus of a California elementary school after some parents said it may be linked to several recent cases of childhood cancer. Those families at Weston Elementary School in Ripon claim the tower could have exposed their kids to harmful radiation. Sprint...
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April 04, 2019 - 11:03 am
(KNX 1070) -- A Fresno man is wanted for stealing a chainsaw from the R-G equipment hardware store. You'll never believe where he hid it? Surveillance video captured the not so cunning criminal stuffing the tool down his pants, saw first, then hiding the motor under his coat. How did he manage to...
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April 04, 2019 - 8:28 am
(KNX 1070) -- Once again, the National Transportation Safety Board is urging California to ban all cell phone use in cars, even by drivers using hands-free devices. A federal safety expert is calling on California to pass a new law to ban all cell phone use in cars, even of hands-free devices...
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April 02, 2019 - 2:10 pm
(KNX 1070) -- No, it wasn't an April Fool's Day joke -- a sales tax hike did, in fact, go into effect Monday in 51 cities in California. The average statewide sales tax is 7.25 percent. Most of these increases are from 0.5 to 1 percent. As a result of a 2018 Supreme Court decision, out-of-state...
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April 02, 2019 - 1:31 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Robert Mueller's Special Counsel report concluded that President Trump and his campaign did not collude with Russian agents to win the 2016 election, or so we're told by the attorney general. But that does not matter to Tom Steyer. The hedge fund billionaire remains singularly focused...
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