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March 17, 2014 | By Ari Bloomekatz, Rong-Gong Lin II and Matt Stevens, This post had been corrected. See note below for details
Seismologists say Monday's magnitude 4.4 temblor near Westwood could mark the beginning of the end for L.A.'s years-long "earthquake drought. " Typically, they would expect a 4.4-sized earthquake about once a year in the Los Angeles Basin, but that hasn't happened for years. “We don't know if this is the end of the earthquake drought we've had over the last few years, and we won't know for many months,” said Caltech seismologist Egill Hauksson. FORESHOCK? What the odds are The magnitude 4.4 earthquake that struck near Westwood at 6:25 a.m. is the most significant shake in Southern California since a 5.5 earthquake hit Chino Hills in 2008.
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March 13, 2014 | By Los Angeles Times Staff
Authorities were searching Thursday for an L.A. County jail inmate who escaped from the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in downtown Los Angeles. Christopher Lee Brown, 37, was being sought after escaping from jail on Wednesday. He walked out of the release area in the jail about 10 p.m. after staff apparently failed to follow security practices, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Capt. Mike Parker said, according to KTLA-TV . Brown, who was sentenced Wednesday to four years, eight months in jail for stealing computers from a medical center, was able to impersonate another inmate and escape, Parker said.
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August 23, 2013 | By Paloma Esquivel
A man was shot and killed in Compton on Friday night, according to sheriff's officials. Deputies were called to the 900 block of West 134th Street about 8 p.m., according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No further information was immediately available. ALSO: Homicide Report: Track killings in L.A. County¿¿¿ Tour bus crash: Company has logged numerous safety violations Filner resignation: San Diego council to vote on harassment settlement Twitter: @PalomaEsquivel paloma.esquivel@latimes.com
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November 20, 2013 | By Chris Foster
UCLA tackle Torian White was released from Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Twin Towers correctional facility late Tuesday night. White was arrested on suspicion of felony sexual assault Sunday. The district attorney's office has returned the case for further investigation. Charges have not been filed. White was released without bail. White has been indefinitely suspended from the team. ALSO: Tiger Woods could have benefited from new golf rule Clippers face tough games at Minnesota, Oklahoma City LeBron James talking soccer partnership with David Beckham in Miami
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August 17, 2013 | By Carla Rivera
A man was fatally stabbed in Rowland Heights early Saturday, authorities said. The incident was reported about 1:25 a.m. in the 1400 block of Gloriosa Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The victim's name was not released pending notification of next of kin. No arrests have been made and the investigation into the stabbing is continuing. ALSO: Rockefeller impostor reasserts innocence after sentencing Gang rape victim's letter tells attackers: 'I forgive both of you' Letters from Hannah Anderson, handcuff boxes found at DiMaggio's home carla.rivera@latimes.com Twitter: @CarlaRiveraLat
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March 6, 2014 | By Ruben Vives
A 43-year-old former middle school teacher was found guilty this week of committing lewd acts against a student and possession of child pornography, prosecutors said. Steven Andrews -- a former teacher at Lorbeer Middle School in Diamond Bar -- was convicted Wednesday of 17 felony counts: six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor, two counts of oral copulation of a person under 16, five counts of sexual penetration by a foreign object, three counts of lewd act upon a child and one count of possession or control of child pornography, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
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May 19, 2013 | By Corina Knoll
Authorities were searching Sunday for three men suspected of fatally shooting a man in La Puente in what is believed to be a gang-related incident. The shooting was reported Saturday about 11:15 p.m. in the 100 block of 2nd Street, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. The suspects were last seen fleeing the scene in a silver Honda Accord. The victim, whose name and age were not given pending notification of next of kin, was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
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February 14, 2014 | By Samantha Schaefer
A camel that escaped from a Palmdale property and began charging people and cars has been captured, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. A call reporting the camel, which broke loose at about 8:38 a.m., came from a person in one of the cars the animal charged, said sheriff's Deputy John Cereoli. The camel was caught and penned up by about 9:15 a.m., he said. No one was injured during the incident, which Cereoli said was a first for the area.  ALSO: Man found standing over dead mother with knife, police say Suspect in salon death offered 'vampire face lifts,' police say CHP: 17 callers saw wrong-way driver on 2 freeways before fatal crash samantha.schaefer@latimes.com Twitter: @Sam_Schaefer
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January 21, 2014 | By Samantha Schaefer
One suspect was taken into custody after a deputy-involved shooting Tuesday in Compton, officials said. The shooting occurred about 2:43 p.m. in the 300 block of Magnolia Street , according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. No one was hit, and one suspect was taken into custody, according to the department. No deputies were injured. The Departmental Internal Affairs Bureau is investigating the incident. No additional information was available, the department said.  ALSO: Santa Ana businesses offer reward for leads in nightclub beating Alhambra vice principal quits after YouTube sex abuse allegation Jahi McMath family attorney: 'They are not fools.
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