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Las Vegas shooter said to be a restless retiree who liked to gamble

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| Stephen Paddock, who authorities say killed scores of people at a concert on the Las Vegas Strip, with hundreds more injured, reportedly had "no religious affiliation. No political affiliation."

1 in 5 of LA's jail inmates are homeless

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L.A.'s jails are full of inmates who have nowhere to go once they're released. An expanding program aims to find housing for individuals with complex cases.

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Supreme Court to open a whirlwind term

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On the docket: digital privacy, partisan gerrymandering, sports betting and same-sex discrimination.

O.J. Simpson is a free man

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After serving nine years for armed robbery, the former football star was released in the middle of the night from a Nevada prison.

2 people shot to death after Lancaster party

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Authorities are investigating the gruesome double-homicide of a man and woman who were found shot to death in the street.

Federal court says LA police coerced teen's murder confession

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Detectives threatened 14-year-old Jessie Rodriguez by violated his rights by denying his request for a lawyer and telling him he was going to be charged with murder.

Suspect arrested decades after pregnant woman's slaying

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For 37 years, Ronnie Fematt wondered: Who killed his wife in 1980 and dumped her nude body on a Palos Verdes beach?

Oversight commission asks LA Sheriff to halt drone program, but he refuses

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After the civilian panel's 5-4 vote, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said the department's lone unarmed drone "is too important as a public safety tool to ground the program."

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LAPD employee arrested as DUI suspect in crash that killed 3

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The three vehicles collided around 10:30 p.m. Tuesday near Washington Boulevard in Whittier, and one of at least three cars burst into flames in the collision.