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Immigrant rights activists slam LA sheriff over ICE cooperation

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| L.A. County's inspector general finds that Sheriff Jim McDonnell failed to reveal the extent to which his department cooperates with federal immigration agents.

​Texas Tech police officer killed, campus on lockdown

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A student sought in the shooting death of a campus police officer at police headquarters has been captured. Officials lift campus lockdown.

California woman killed at Vegas concert remembered for huge heart

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Carrying cream-colored candles, at least 200 people gathered outside an elementary school that Nicol Kimura attended when she was a child in the community of Placentia.

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.