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2 former LA deputies accused of planting guns

Prosecutors say two former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies planted guns to justify arrests at a medical marijuana dispensary in 2011.

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UC settles with former surgical director for $10M

UCLA Medical Center

Robert Pedowitz sued the school, regents, fellow surgeons and university officials, saying they failed to act on his complaints that doctors were allowed to take payments from device makers and other companies that may have compromised patient care.

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DA won't use recordings in Orange County salon killings case

Salon Meritage

Prosecutors say they will no longer use secretly recorded statements to a jailhouse informant from a man charged with killing eight people at a SoCal hair salon.

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Mother of teen killed in Orland bus crash suing for $100 million

Bus Crash Kills 10 In Northern California

The mother of an L.A. teenager who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash is suing the bus company and FedEx for $100 million.

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Who's getting preschool right? Researchers point to Tulsa

Preschool student Stormy Frazier watches a science experiment unfold in Nikki Jones' classroom in Tulsa, Okla. You can learn more about preschool in Tulsa here.

A national debate over universal preschool has raised an important question: What does high-quality pre-K look like? Researchers say the preschool program in Tulsa, Okla., is among the nation's best.