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SoCal man confesses to molesting 50 children

Courtesy of the Riverside Police Department
| The 18-year-old turned himself in to Riverside police after allegedly telling his mother he had sexually assaulted two boys at a motel.

Los Angeles chases a growing mass of sex cases

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Police are untangling a growing number of sexual assault and harassment complaints against powerful men, creating challenges even for authorities used to handling celebrities

Arrest warrant issued for undocumented immigrant acquitted in Steinle murder trial

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Federal officials say they will seek custody of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate and ultimately deport him. The warrant says he violated terms of his supervised release by possessing a gun.

Trump: 'Disgraceful verdict' in pier shooting

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After a Mexican man was found not guilty of murder in a high-profile killing that touched off a fierce immigration debate, the president took to Twitter, calling the result a "travesty of justice."

Robbery suspect fatally shot by LA police after pursuit

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Police say the suspect led officers on a short pursuit, which ended in North Hollywood. They say at least one officer fired at the suspect, striking him.

New study to look at the poor's vulnerability to internet hacking

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Some low-income people might only have access to the internet through a smartphone. That could leave them more susceptible to hacking, identity theft and more.

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Mexican man found not guilty in San Francisco pier killing

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The San Francisco killing in 2015 became a focus of opponents of sanctuary city policies. The defendant said he had found the gun and it fired accidentally.

US frees African asylum-seeker who's on life support

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Saliou Ndiaye's story is tragic and exceptionally rare but raises questions about the U.S. government's responsibility for detainees' medical care in an immense immigration system.

LA Sheriff's antiquated computer system hinders data collection

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The department has fallen so far behind technologically that its communications center uses a 1980s-era analog radio dispatch system. A watchdog says a lack of data leads to bad policies.

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