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Concern over hepatitis outbreak

Health officials announced this week that Los Angeles County has a hepatitis A outbreak based on

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Rescue team heads to Mexico

A Los Angeles County Urban Search and Rescue team was activated this week and is in Mexico City today

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Barger backs bid to secure Amazon

The Board of Supervisors voted this week to coordinate a regional bid for Amazon's proposed second headquarters site, joining a nationwide scrimmage for the jobs the giant e-retailer will bring.

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Former probation officer pleads guilty in sexual assault case

A former Los Angeles County deputy probation officer pleaded guilty this week to assault under the color of authority for inappropriately touching two teenage girls at a juvenile camp in Santa Clarita.

Sentence in kidnap/murder case

A woman was sentenced this week to 13 years in prison for kidnapping the three young children of her murdered half-sister, whose body was found last year in northern Los Angeles County.

‘Overwhelming evidence’ may lead to conviction in homeless killings

A prosecutor told jurors this week that there is overwhelming evidence against two reputed gang members charged in the 2008 killings of

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City Council moves ahead with marijuana zone regulations

The Los Angeles City Council's Planning Commission has approved a proposed ordinance that sets zoning regulations and land-use guidelines on marijuana sales and cultivation in preparation for

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New funding for South LA schools

The Los Angeles Unified School District will pay more than $150 million to 50 schools in primarily low-income areas to resolve a lawsuit accusing the district of misspending funds that should

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Boys found safe after interstate kidnapping

A woman who triggered an Amber Alert when she took her three boys from Albuquerque, N.M., to Lancaster was not initially placed under arrest but her children were in the custody of the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, authorities said.

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Man injured in roof jump

A shooting suspect was injured earlier this week when he jumped from a roof while being chased by deputies in Palmdale.

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