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Gun-related homicides are up in California

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| Reversing almost a decade of decline, the rate of people killed with guns in California rose 15 percent last year.

US Marshals shoot attempted murder suspect in Duarte

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 L.A. County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the circumstances that led to a fatal officer-involved shooting in Duarte on Friday afternoon.

Victim's family sues to freeze Las Vegas gunman's assets

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The petition says it's a necessary step to allow lawsuits to be brought against the estate. It would prevent Paddock's girlfriend and brother from inheriting his assets.

Rapper Nelly arrested on rape accusation

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Police arrested rapper Nelly early Saturday after a woman said he raped her on his tour bus in a town outside Seattle, an accusation the Grammy winner's attorney staunchly denied.

ICE to make immigration arrests in California neighborhoods

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Tthe nation's top immigration official said Friday his agency will have "no choice" but to arrest immigrants who are in the country illegally in California's neighborhoods and worksites.

More than half of Vegas shooting victims had ties to Southern California

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The Clark County Coroner's office late Thursday released the names of the 58 victims killed. Thirty-one lived, worked or had strong ties to Southern California.

Another dean out at USC med school

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After Dr. Rohit Varma was dismissed, USC is looking to fill the top spot at its medical school for the second time in less than two years.

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For many, the path to juvenile detention may start at home

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A new study finds that for most youth coming out of L.A. County juvenile detention, the child protective system had received a warning about their mistreatment as kids.

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Southern California victims of the Las Vegas shooting

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The local victims include a Simi Valley school office manager, a Manhattan Beach special education teacher and a Manhattan Beach civilian police employee.

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