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USA Gymnastics severs ties to Karoyli Ranch where Olympians say they were abused

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| Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles, who is competing in the 2020 Tokyo games, said on Monday it would break her heart to return to the training facility where she says she was abused.

Accusations of 'frat house' behavior trail LA Times publisher's career

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Los Angeles Times CEO and Publisher Ross Levinsohn has been a defendant in two sexual harassment lawsuits; female colleagues have repeatedly challenged his conduct in the workplace at various firms.

Parents of starved children plead not guilty to torture

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Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin announced multiple charges of torture and abuse against David and Louise Turpin, saying "the victimization appeared to intensify over time."

Parents of killed college student not focused on motive

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Blaze Bernstein's parents say they they're not focused on suggestions their son was attacked because he was gay and just want a fair trial.

A son’s search for his mother after the Montecito mudslides

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Robert Riskin's 61-year-old mother was missing. He and a friend put on wetsuits and waded chest deep through mud searching for her, calling out her name in the dark.

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Murder charge filed in college student's killing

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A complaint filed in Orange County Superior Court Wednesday morning alleges 20-year-old Samuel Woodward used a knife to kill 19-year-old Blaze Bernstein.

LA County deputy charged with running drug-trafficking ring

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Federal prosecutors say FBI agent arrested Deputy Kevin Collins on Tuesday in a sting operation. They say Collins thought he was arriving to provide security for a drug deal when he was taken into custody in Pasadena.

Parents say Blaze Bernstein's killing may have been hate crime

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"If it is determined that this was a hate crime, we will cry not only for our son, but for LGBTQ people everywhere that live in fear or who have been victims of hate crime."

Mother of Perris children shackled to beds 'perplexed' by deputies' visit

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Deputies checking on the home of David and Louise Turpin found at least three children chained and padlocked to their beds in "dark and foul-smelling surroundings," according to sheriff's officials.