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A multi-million dollar settlement has been reached after residents fell victim to stray voltage from a local Edison substation. The substation sits right next to Knob Hill, a neighborhood in Redondo Beach.

Simona Wilson filed a lawsuit against Southern California Edison after suffering from low-voltage electrocution due to her shower-head becoming electrically charged. Her home’s gas line was reportedly also carrying a charge.

A jury ruled in her favor, and Wilson was awarded $4.05 million for her damages.

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Lupe Ontiveros, best known for her roles in movies like Selena, The Goonies, and the TV show Desperate Housewives, was not included in the “In Memoriam” segment of the Oscars. Suraya interviews Lupe Ontiveros son, Nicholas about the omission. Suraya Fadel reports.

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Christopher Dorner made several references in his manifesto to a friend named J.Y. Suraya Fadel went to Las Vegas to track J.Y. down.

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Police continued to search in the snow for former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner, who is accused of killing three people including an officer. Suraya Fadel reports

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The massive manhunt for a disgruntled former Los Angeles police officer turned accused killer entered its second day Friday in the San Bernardino Mountains. KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel reports

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Residents of Big Bear are edge Thursday with triple murder suspect Christopher Dorner in their backyard. Suraya Fadel reports.

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Friends, family and community leaders held a candlelight vigil outside Pasadena City Hall Thursday night for a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department employee and youth advocate who was killed in a Christmas Day shooting. Victor McClinton, 49, was fatally shot standing outside of his home in Pasadena Tuesday morning. Suraya Fadel Reporting from the vigil.

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More disturbing details emerged today in the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Suraya Fadel reports from Connecticut.

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A heartbreaking and unforgettable tragedy beset the town of Newtown, Conn., on Friday morning as 26 people, including 20 children, were killed at an elementary school by a lone gunman. That shooter also took his own life and the life of his mother in the rampage. Suraya Fadel reports.

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A man is holding his ex-girlfriend and her two children hostage at a home in Baldwin Hills Tuesday night. Police responded to a domestic dispute between the former couple around 7 p.m. on the 7100 block of Don Ricardo Drive. The armed suspect reportedly came over to the woman’s residence and assaulted her. He then held the victim and her kids, aged 3 and 6, against their will. Suraya Fadel reporting from the scene.

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