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A report says that the probation department failed to adequately monitor a suspect in the fatal stabbing of 23-year-old Christine Calderon in Hollywood two months ago. The report says the woman’s death was preventable. Suraya Fadel reports. Read more…

Southern California Gas Company is installing new high-tech communication devices that could soon render meter-readers obsolete. According to the company, customers will receive a notice 30 days before crews arrive. The changeover takes 15 minutes. Suraya Fadel reports.

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A man tried to kidnap an 11-year-old girl and force her into the trunk of his car in the Wilmington area on Wednesday. The suspect tried to throw the girl into his truck in the 1100 block of Marine Avenue. Suraya Fadel reports from the scene.

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A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses CalPERS of intentionally misleading over 100,000 retirees over the past 18 years by selling them long-term insurance that turned out to be insufficiently funded and under duress for a decade. CalPERS is reportedly raising rates as a result of the underfunding, despite consistent promises to the contrary, and some policy holders will reportedly see their rates increase as much as 1000 percent over the duration of the policy Read more…

A man was in custody Monday on suspicion of running down a dozen people along the Venice Beach boardwalk, including an Italian tourist on her honeymoon. Suraya Fadel reports.

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A woman, casually dressed shocked a store owner because the girl next door was actually a shoplifter. The woman took two dresses worth $185 each. Suraya Fadel reports.

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An 8-year-old Castaic boy was rescued from a filled washing machine Wednesday evening. Investigators are still trying to determine how the unidentified boy got trapped in the machine. Suraya Fadel Reporting

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A father is desperate to find his 18-year-old daughter who went missing early Monday morning. Dr. Ardeshir Karimi told KCAL9 that he last saw his daughter, Caroline, around 7 a.m. at their residence in the 2900 block of Queensbury Dr. in Cheviot Hills. He said she was headed to work as a San Gabriel Valley Medical Center volunteer, but never showed up. Caroline’s last known stop was two miles away from her home at the Vons at the Cheviot Hills Shopping Center. Security cameras showed her walking in, grabbing food, going back to her car and then driving away. Suraya Fadel Reporting

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A 34-year-old man is recovering Monday from several injuries he said he sustained from a violent encounter with Los Angeles Police Department officers late last week. Suraya interviews the alleged victim Brian Cisneros. Suraya Fadel Reporting 

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The Monterey Park City Council has proposed that all businesses and eateries in the city, where 67 percent of the population is of Asian descent, have at least one sign in the “modern Latin alphabet.” The zoning code amendment, which could likely be adopted Aug. 7, seeks to enhance traffic safety and help emergency services. Suraya Fadel reporting.

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