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Health Officials Warning Of Incidents Of Ocular Syphilis Along West Coast

Los Angeles County health officials are warning doctors to be on the lookout for patients reporting unusual vision problems, after clusters of syphilis that cause blindness have been reported on the West Coast.

03/10/2015

Gavin Smith was last seen alive May 1, 2012; his disappearance is being investigated as a murder. (Photo by Los Angeles County Sheriffs Dept.)

Remains Found Of Movie Executive Missing For Two Years

Gavin Smith was last seen alive May 1, 2012; he was an executive at 20th Century Fox.

11/06/2014

Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo was shot and killed during an argument with his wife, explain authorities. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Mayor Of Suburban Los Angeles City Killed

Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo was shot and killed during an argument with his wife, explain authorities.

09/30/2014

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Dog Who Was Hit By A Van During A Police Chase Is Recovering Like A ‘Rock Star’ Says Vet

The driver of the van pleaded guilty to stealing a van and will spend the next two years in a state prison.

09/19/2014

Police found the kidnapped woman bound with duct tape in the dark garage of a Los Angeles County home. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Kidnap Victim Rescued After 2 Days Without Water

44-year-old woman was taken at gunpoint and held without food or water.

08/08/2014

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14 Teens Charged For $1 Million Mansion Break-In

Authorities have filed criminal charges against 14 teenagers who allegedly broke into a Southern California mansion while the owner was gone and held a party that caused more than $1 million in damage and losses.

03/18/2014

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Sheriff’s Dept.: Body Near Fire Died Years Earlier

Los Angeles County detectives say body parts discovered after a wildfire were those of a homicide victim who had most likely been killed years before the fire broke out.

03/16/2014

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Possible Human Remains Found Near CA Brush Fire

Detectives were investigating a possible homicide after remains that appeared to be a human skull and a shoe were found near a wildfire in northern Los Angeles County.

03/16/2014

The rain-swollen San Gabriel River brushes against a bridge in Los Angeles County. (Getty Images)

Storm Brings Short-Term Flooding But No Long-Term Drought Relief

Rain from Southern California storm not enough to ease the state’s drought.

03/01/2014

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Democrats Derail GOP Attempt To Expel Senator

Democrats in the Senate derailed an attempt Thursday by Republicans to expel a legislator convicted of perjury and voter fraud, prompting pointed comments by lawmakers from both parties.

02/27/2014

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Convicted State Senator Can Keep Serving, For Now

A state lawmaker found guilty of voter fraud and perjury this week will be allowed to keep serving until a judge enters a formal conviction, Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg said Thursday.

01/30/2014

Hot winds and dry conditions are hampering firefighting efforts across the state. (Getty Images)

Small Wildfires, Fears Of Worse Sweep California

Hot, dry winds are hindering firefighting efforts.

01/15/2014

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