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Palmdale couple to be arraigned for toddler’s beating

A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend are set to be arraigned next month on charges stemming from the beating of her 22-month-old son.

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What really happened to Josh Shaw’s ankles?

USC player admits ‘hero’ story was a lie

USC football senior cornerback Josh Shaw admitted Wednesday he fabricated a story about injuring his ankles by leaping from a second-floor balcony to save his 7-year-old nephew from a swimming pool.

Black producer detained for six hours for mistaken identity

Suspected of armed bank robbery

Beverly Hills police apologized Wednesday for handcuffing and holding for about six hours a Black television/movie producer on suspicion of armed robbery.

CHP beating investigation sent to District Attorney’s Office

The California Highway Patrol announced Wednesday it has forwarded its investigation into the beating of a 51-year-old homeless woman by an officer alongside the Santa Monica (10) Freeway to the District Attorney’s Office, and the probe outlines “potentially serious charges” against the officer.

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Retired administrator wins school board special election

McKenna embarks on next ‘educational’ experience

Retired Los Angeles Unified School District administrator George McKenna is pledging to “help every student reach their God-given potential and give every teacher the support they need to fulfill their calling to education” as the newest member of the district’s Board of Education.

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LAPD Chief Beck accepts second term

Tenure will extend another five years

Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck was re-appointed Tuesday by the city Police Commission and will serve another five years as head of the department.

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Byron Scott named new Lakers coach

Byron Scott was introduced this week as the Los Angeles Lakers new coach, returning to the team he played with for 11 seasons, including as the starting shooting guard on three NBA championship teams in the 1980s.

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‘Pillowcase Rapist’ released near Palmdale

Plans in place to insure public safety

The so-called “Pillowcase Rapist,” who admitted raping 40 women between 1971 and 1982, was released Wednesday to a home in an unincorporated area near Palmdale.

Adopt-a-Plane program in service at airpark tomorrow

Dozens of volunteers will descend upon the Joe Davies Heritage Airpark at Palmdale Plant 42 tomorrow at 7:30 a.m. to take part in Palmdale’s Adopt-a-Plane program.

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Beach themed block party planned

The city of Santa Clarita prepares to kick off its 2014 Summer Bash block party on Friday, July 25 from 6-10 p.m. in a new Canyon Country location at Luther Driver between Soledad Canyon Road and Mandan Street.



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