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Amber Alert Issued For Boy Abducted In Santa Maria

12350-14492 A car believed to have been used in the abduction of a 9-year-old boy in Santa Maria, prompting an Amber Alert in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, was found abandoned Tuesday, but the child and the suspect remained missing. Read More

Cosby Sexual Assault Trial Begins with Tearful Testimony

Unknown Bill Cosby's trial for sexual assault opened Monday in Pennsylvania with tearful testimony from one of his alleged accusers as prosecutors painted the megastar turned pariah as a sexual predator who established trust with younger women before incapacitating them with drugs and wine. Read More

Memorial Service To Be Held For Slain Long Beach Police Dog

A memorial service will be held today for a Long Beach police dog who was fatally shot while working to apprehend a knife- wielding suspect who was also killed in the gunfire. Credo, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, was killed June 28 as police were trying to arrest a suspect wanted in connection with a December 2014 gang-related shooting. Credo had been with the department for about two years. Read More

Man Arrested In Mission Hills Stabbing

A man was taken into custody today on suspicion of fatally stabbing another man in the Mission Hills area. The crime occurred at about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 13900 block of La Rue Street, according to the coroner's office and the Los Angeles Police Department. Read More

L.A. Police ‘Bewildered’ Over Police Shootings

Los Angeles police officers were left "bewildered" by the recent targeting of their colleagues in other cities -- including the attack in Baton Rouge that killed three police officers -- but they remain "motivated" to hit the streets daily to protect the public, police Chief Charlie Beck said today.   Read More