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Pete Demetriou
June 24, 2019 - 9:55 am
Funeral services for a murdered LA Sheriff's deputy are underway this morning at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels and will be open to the public, though seating may be limited due to a large number of law enforcement personnel expected to attend. Several roads will be closed in the area...
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AP
June 22, 2019 - 2:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday said he was postponing a nationwide immigration sweep to deport people living in the U.S. illegally, including families, saying he would give lawmakers time to work out border solutions. The move came after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had called...
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AP
June 20, 2019 - 12:14 pm
SAN DIEGO — A Navy SEAL called by prosecutors to testify at the murder trial of a decorated comrade dropped a bombshell Thursday when he acknowledged killing a wounded militant in what he described as an act of mercy. Special Operator 1st Class Corey Scott, who got an immunity deal for his...
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June 18, 2019 - 1:29 pm
Authorities today were investigating the theft of a statue of Marilyn Monroe from its perch atop the Ladies of Hollywood Gazebo on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "I am calling this the great Marilyn caper of 2019," Los Angeles City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell told NBC4. The crime at the Hollywood and...
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June 14, 2019 - 1:09 pm
LOS ANGELES - An employee of an after-school program at Amestoy Elementary School in Gardena has been charged with molesting four students, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today. Daniel Ayon, 39, faces six felony counts, a statement said: one count of oral copulation or...
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AP
June 13, 2019 - 4:38 pm
SAN DIEGO - The wife of San Diego-area Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter pleaded guilty today to a federal conspiracy charge in a case in which she and her spouse were accused of misusing campaign funds for personal use. Margaret Hunter, 44, is scheduled to be sentenced Sept. 16. Her attorney, Thomas...
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June 13, 2019 - 12:09 pm
HERMOSA BEACH - A two-alarm fire damaged a three-story home under construction in Hermosa Beach and spread to four other nearby homes before it was extinguished. Hermosa Beach Police detained and later arrested a suspect who was found near the scene of the fire. He is Michael Christopher Kotva, age...
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Santa Ana Police Department
June 11, 2019 - 4:52 pm
In a shocking case in Santa Ana, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly violated by a man who broke into a home and climbed into the girl’s bed while she was sleeping. She woke up and started screaming. Her mother ran into the room and saw the man run out of the house to some nearby railroad tracks. “He...
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June 10, 2019 - 3:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - A former West Covina resident was sentenced today to 25 years behind bars for creating and publishing an advertisement that sought to exchange sexually explicit images of children on a Russian photo- sharing website frequently used to trade child pornography. Christopher Clay Roman-...
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AP
June 09, 2019 - 7:23 pm
ARCADIA, Calif.— A second horse in two days and 29th overall has died at Santa Anita, where management has chosen to continue racing for the rest of the current meet. Truffalino collapsed in the final stages of the third race on turf Sunday. A track spokesman says the 3-year-old filly died of a...
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