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  • Gloria Allred: Cosby should have $100 million ready for victims

    Gloria Allred: Cosby should have $100 million ready for victims

    Flanked by three women who say they were sexually assaulted by Bill Cosby, attorney Gloria Allred challenged the performer Wednesday to put $100 million in a fund for his accusers and let a panel of retired judges determine the truth about the claims. Allred made the proposal at a news conference...

  • San Marino mayor caught tossing bag of dog poo in neighbor's yard

    San Marino mayor caught tossing bag of dog poo in neighbor's yard

    The mayor of San Marino was caught on surveillance video tossing a small bag of dog poop into a neighbor's frontyard, and the homeowner is refusing to accept his apology. Resident Philip Lao said he discovered the small bag outside his home Saturday evening before going on a walk with his wife....

  • Man and woman found dead in Whittier

    Man and woman found dead in Whittier

    A man and a woman were found dead Thursday in a Whittier neighborhood, authorities said. Authorities were called to the 13500 block of Lanning Drive about 10 a.m., said Deputy Ryan Rouzan of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The man and the woman were pronounced dead at the scene, Rouzan...

  • Monterey Park adopts permit requirements for massage parlors

    Monterey Park adopts permit requirements for massage parlors

    Monterey Park will require all new massage businesses to obtain permits to operate under an ordinance adopted Wednesday night. The move is the latest in a series of tighter local controls on massage parlors adopted this year by San Gabriel Valley cities following a 2014 amendment to state law that...

  • Man found stabbed to death in Baldwin Park

    Man found stabbed to death in Baldwin Park

    A man was stabbed to death and a woman was injured Thursday at a San Gabriel Valley residence, authorities said. About 5:25 p.m., Baldwin Park police responded to a residence in the 4700 block of Maine Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The 23-year-old man died at...

  • Man charged in double stabbing in Covina says he's not guilty

    Man charged in double stabbing in Covina says he's not guilty

    A 19-year-old man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to two counts of attempted murder for allegedly stabbing two men in a Covina parking lot. Louis Vasquez of La Puente was arrested Saturday after police said he knifed a man as he walked through a parking lot in the 100 block of North Azusa Avenue. Shortly...

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