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South Pasadena dad gets 25-to-life for son's killing

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| Aramazd Andressian Sr. did not speak during the sentencing hearing Wednesday in the Alhambra branch of Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Father shot, son safe after mom's slaying spurs Amber Alert

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Konstantin Morozov, 48, and his son Daniel Morozov had been the subjects of a manhunt Tuesday after they disappeared from Santa Barbara County and the boy's mother was found dead from gunshot wounds.

5 things to think about as the LAPD plans to launch a drone

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If approved by the police commission, the LAPD would fly a seven-and-a-half foot drone in similar situations during a one-year pilot program.

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LAPD to host community meetings on drones

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According to information from the LAPD, "the proposed pilot program will be for a period of one year and will be monitored by the Board of Police Commissioners."

Police kill Montebello man wanted for wife's death

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Authorities had been looking for the suspect since his pregnant wife was shot almost two weeks ago.

Did a bail reform algorithm contribute to this man's murder?

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The July murder of Ed French is raising concerns about a risk assessment tool used by many county and city courts.

Gov. Brown commutes 9 lengthy prison sentences

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Eight who received commutations were from Southern California. The governor said each showed exemplary behavior. They earned degrees, trained rescue dogs or mentored at-risk youth.

Seal Beach shooting victim's husband hopes judge rules out death

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The fate of Scott Dekraai, the perpetrator of the 2011 Seal Beach beauty salon massacre, could become clear on Friday. Victims' family members want closure.

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5 takeaways from the state crime report

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Violent crime ticked up, property crimes fell, and the rate at which cops solved crimes went down, according to the state attorney general's annual report on crime.

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