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Jan 6, 2018

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

A Look Back at the Heroes of 2017

Last year was filled of tragedies, natural disasters and heartbreaks but 2017 was also the year many heroes emerged to step up and remedy the devastations.

Dec 30, 2017

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

LAPD Sergeant Gives Back to Community Through Mentorship

Echo Park resident Letisia Ruiz was a troubled teen who dropped out of school and became a single mother. She endured several struggles throughout her life but proved you can turn it around with ambition...

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Average LA County Gas Price Drops For 10th Time in 11 Days
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Jurors reached a verdict Friday in the penalty phase of a man who killed two Southern California women and attacked a third in what became known as the "Hollywood Ripper" slayings. The jury's verdict is expected

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