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La Luz del Mundo church leader charged with child rape

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| The leader of the Guadalajara, Mexico-based church La Luz del Mundo was facing arraignment Wednesday in Los Angeles on charges including rape and human trafficking.

Hate groups try for mainstream appeal as they recruit in SoCal

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White supremacist propaganda has been showing up at an alarming rate throughout Southern California and around the country. It's been found on local college campuses, high schools, and in local communities. Experts say one reason is because some hate groups are eager to recruit new members.

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Orange County plans to stop housing ICE detainees

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Orange County has announced that it will stop housing detainees from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to free up more space for inmates requiring mental health services.

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Police investigating anti-Semitic posters at San Fernando Valley schools

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Police are investigating anti-Semitic posters left around several schools in the west San Fernando Valley this week.

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Santa Anita Racetrack suspends races after multiple deaths

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The track has had to euthanize more horses since the start of the winter/spring season. Horse racing professionals are baffled by the trend.

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Family of Justin Perkins sues Anaheim police for his death

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The family claims Perkins was doing nothing wrong when police beat him. The city says the police were responding to a call of alleged assault and that two officers were seriously hurt arresting him.

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LA County opens new parking lot to homeless to sleep overnight

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The Board of Supervisors is expanding the county's participation in Safe Parking LA, a nonprofit that finds lots for people to park while they sleep in their cars.

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3 killed, 4 injured in Torrance bowling alley shooting

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Witnesses say shots were fired after a fight broke out in Gable House Bowl late Friday night. Police have made no arrests or named any suspects so far.

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