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LAPD arrests one of its own in workers' comp fraud case

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| Officer John Bailey, 43, is accused of knowingly committing workers' compensation fraud and receiving benefits under false pretenses.

10,000 people shouldn’t have guns in California — but it’ll take at least 4 years to get them back

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The Department of Justice says it needs more money to beef up the team seizing weapons from people who are prohibited from owning them.

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Judge halts clearing of OC homeless encampments

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But OC Sheriff's deputies plan to continue to patrol the area for "criminal activity" even if they can't cite people for trespassing and camping.

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How the new sanctuary state law will affect local law enforcement

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The law takes effect Jan. 1 and restricts how local police can cooperate with federal immigration agents. Some agencies will see few changes.

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In LA County, white supremacist hate incidents rise

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The overall number of hate crimes reported in Los Angeles County in 2016 remained level. But there’s been a shift in who's targeted and who targets, a new county report says. Have a story about hate or bias? Share it as part of a national news project, "Documenting Hate."

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Santa Ana high schooler wounded in Vegas recounts terror

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Imagine your big sister buying you tickets to go hear your favorite country music stars in Las Vegas. Imagine the two of you getting split up as someone starts shooting.

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Ex-Santa Ana police chief sues city over 'forced' resignation

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Santa Ana’s former police chief filed suit against the city claiming he was forced to resign after raising questions about possible corruption among city officials.

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Anaheim declares homelessness emergency

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Anaheim City Council voted Tuesday to declare a public health and safety emergency because of the hundreds of homeless people living along the Santa Ana River.

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