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Man convicted of first-degree murder in torture death of Palmdale 8-year-old

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| Isauro Aguirre is convicted of first-degree murder for killing Gabriel Fernandez, who died after being rushed to the hospital with burns, a broken skull and broken ribs on May 24, 2013.

Anaheim teen arrested over school shooting threats

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A freshman at Anaheim's Western High School was taken into custody Tuesday after a concerned student brought a social media post to the attention of authorities.

3 UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident

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Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley have returned home and are expected on Wednesday to make their first public comments about an alleged shoplifting incident.

Father suspected of abducting baby son last seen in Boyle Heights

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An Amber Alert has been issued for 15-month-old Noe Reyna. The suspect, 35-year-old Carlos Reyna, and the boy's mother this week lost custody rights for their son over narcotics-related issues.

Harvey Weinstein sued for sexual battery by unnamed actress

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An unnamed actress has sued Harvey Weinstein alleging he committed sexual battery against her in Beverly Hills hotel rooms in 2015 and 2016 after she agreed to meet the producer to discuss a television role.

Rancho Tehama shooting: At least 4 people killed at multiple locations

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The rampage began at a home and eventually led to an elementary school in Tehama County before the shooter was killed.

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​Man, 55, convicted in California cold case killing from 1988

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The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says Albert Clark faces 32 years to life in prison when he's sentenced Jan. 10.

Jury awards $5.5M to parents of man tased multiple times by LAPD

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Michael Mears was 39 and a Marine veteran. He suffered cardiac arrest and died two days after one officer stunned him six times with a Taser and others beat him.

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Hate crimes up in 2016, FBI statistics show

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FBI statistics released Monday show that the number of hate crimes reported last year rose by nearly 5 percent compared to the previous year.