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Southern California teens arrested over school shooting threats

Apr 22 2015

LOS ANGELES Three teenagers at two high schools in the Southern California city of Rancho Cucamonga have been arrested on suspicion of making threats on social media to shoot other students, authorities said on Wednesday.

Union seeks labor board injunction over Wal-Mart store closings

Apr 20 2015

PICO RIVERA, California/CHICAGO A union on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to force Wal-Mart to reinstate employees at five stores, accusing the retailer of closing the locations to retaliate against workers for attempts to organize for better pay and benefits.

Union seeks labor board injunction over Wal-Mart store closings

Apr 20 2015

PICO RIVERA, California/CHICAGO A union on Monday asked the National Labor Relations Board to force Wal-Mart to reinstate employees at five stores, accusing the retailer of closing the locations to retaliate against workers for attempts to organize for better pay and benefits.

Nevada brothel offers to host Sen. Harry Reid's retirement party

Apr 02 2015

A brothel in Nevada has offered to host U.S. Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid's retirement party to thank him for efforts during his more than three decades in the U.S. Congress it says have "positively affected" the lives of legal sex workers in the state.

Los Angeles train hits car on tracks and derails, 21 hurt

Mar 28 2015

LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles commuter train struck a car that turned in front of it near the University of Southern California campus on Saturday, derailing into a major thoroughfare and injuring 21 people, two of them seriously.

Los Angeles train hits car on tracks and derails, 21 hurt

Mar 28 2015

LOS ANGELES A Los Angeles commuter train struck a car that turned in front of it near the University of Southern California campus on Saturday, derailing into a major thoroughfare and injuring 21 people, two of them seriously. | Video

Woman arrested in plot to kidnap babies and kill mothers

Mar 26 2015

LOS ANGELES A California woman was arrested on Wednesday for plotting to kidnap two babies, including one found dead in a dumpster, and attacking their mothers in a bizarre scheme to fool her boyfriend into thinking she birthed their twins, police said.

Suge Knight bail set at $25 million in fatal hit-and-run case

Mar 20 2015

LOS ANGELES A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount requested by prosecutors who had described the rap mogul in court papers as being "incapable of stopping his violent criminal behavior."

Suge Knight bail set at $25 million in fatal hit-and-run case

Mar 20 2015

LOS ANGELES A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount requested by prosecutors who had described the rap mogul in court papers as being "incapable of stopping his violent criminal behavior." | Video

Bail set at $25 million for Suge Knight in fatal hit-and-run case

Mar 20 2015

LOS ANGELES A judge set bail on Friday at $25 million for Suge Knight in a murder case, agreeing on the amount requested by prosecutors who had described the rap mogul in court papers as being "incapable of stopping his violent criminal behavior."

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