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Dallas Raines' wife charged with beating, trying to strangle daughter during car ride

Dallas Raines' wife charged with beating, trying to strangle daughter during car ride

The wife of KABC-TV chief meteorologist Dallas Raines has been charged with assaulting their 25-year-old daughter during a drive home from a country club, authorities said.

Danielle “Dannie” Raines, 58, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Pasadena courtroom to the felony charge of assault likely to produce great bodily injury, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Raines and her defense attorney could not be reached for comment.

The case relates to an Aug. 31 incident that began at a country club in La Cañada.

Prosecutors allege Raines had been drinking wine with her daughter at the country...

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