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1 person killed in Monrovia bar shooting

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| Two others wounded in a shooting at the Gem City Bar and Grill after an argument broke out and someone pulled a gun.

Cyntoia Brown case highlights how child sex trafficking victims are prosecuted

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Cyntoia Brown received a life sentence for killing a man who hired her for sex — when she was 16. Activists want to change how courts treat children who have been trafficked into sex work.

Arrest warrant issued for undocumented immigrant acquitted in Steinle murder trial

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Federal officials say they will seek custody of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate and ultimately deport him. The warrant says he violated terms of his supervised release by possessing a gun.

Trump: 'Disgraceful verdict' in pier shooting

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After a Mexican man was found not guilty of murder in a high-profile killing that touched off a fierce immigration debate, the president took to Twitter, calling the result a "travesty of justice."

Robbery suspect fatally shot by LA police after pursuit

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Police say the suspect led officers on a short pursuit, which ended in North Hollywood. They say at least one officer fired at the suspect, striking him.

Mexican man found not guilty in San Francisco pier killing

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The San Francisco killing in 2015 became a focus of opponents of sanctuary city policies. The defendant said he had found the gun and it fired accidentally.

New study to look at the poor's vulnerability to internet hacking

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Some low-income people might only have access to the internet through a smartphone. That could leave them more susceptible to hacking, identity theft and more.

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US frees African asylum-seeker who's on life support

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Saliou Ndiaye's story is tragic and exceptionally rare but raises questions about the U.S. government's responsibility for detainees' medical care in an immense immigration system.

LA Sheriff's antiquated computer system hinders data collection

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The department has fallen so far behind technologically that its communications center uses a 1980s-era analog radio dispatch system. A watchdog says a lack of data leads to bad policies.

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