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'You can't even walk anywhere without fearing you may get caught': Immigrants in U.S. illegally prepare for possible deportation

New details about President Trump’s immigration crackdown have heightened fears among people in this country illegally, with some saying they are now preparing for the possibility of deportation.

The Trump administration swept aside nearly all restrictions Tuesday on targeting for removal the 11 million people in the U.S.

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Video appears to capture off-duty LAPD officer firing gun during confrontation with teens

An off-duty Los Angeles police officer fired a gun Tuesday during a confrontation with at least two teenagers in Anaheim, authorities said.

No one was struck, and two teens were later arrested, according to Anaheim Police Sgt. Daron Wyatt.

A video purporting to show portions of the incident was posted on YouTube.

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Worst flooding in 100 years hits San Jose, forcing 14,000 to evacuate

As mandatory evacuations continued for a second day, San Jose officials said Wednesday they could still not provide a timetable for when thousands of residents would be allowed to return after the city was hit by what officials described as the worst flooding in 100 years.

By Wednesday morning, city officials said the creek was stable and no longer rising.

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An arts nonprofit closes shop after 'constant attacks' by anti-gentrification activists

Citing harassment and online trolling, the co-founders of an art space in Boyle Heights announced Tuesday that they will close the nonprofit, calling it a casualty of a raging fight over gentrification.

PSSST, which opened on East 3rd Street last year, came under fire from some residents and activists concerned about a new wave of galleries moving into the largely Latino Boyle Heights neighborhood.

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8-year-old Pomona homicide victim was an adoptee from Taiwan

Jonah Min Hwang, the 8-year-old who was killed in a Pomona shooting Monday evening, was a playful brother whose family adopted him from Taiwan.

“We welcomed Jonah into our family less than three years ago, after adopting him from an orphanage in Taiwan,” a statement from his family read.

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Police find a body in burned home where shooting suspect was believed to be hiding

Police found a body in a burned Riverside home that they believed was the hiding spot for a man who shot at police.

As SWAT teams surrounded the house on the 9300 block of Sage Street in Riverside around 7:30 a.m.

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