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  • Manti Te'o hoax: Uncle says linebacker manipulated by 'liar'

     
    The girlfriend hoax involving Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o took a new twist when the football star's uncle uncle unleashed on the alleged mastermind of the plot....
  • Manti Te'o tells Katie Couric: 'I was scared. That’s the truth.'

     
    Former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o said was "hurt" by the hoax allegedly created by a Palmdale man he barely knows and Te'o also admitted Wednesday that he was "scared" when he received a phone call from the girlfriend he......
  • Manti Te'o hoax: Family of accused man asks for privacy

     
    The bizarre story of the hoax involving Notre Dame's star linebacker Manti Te'o and his supposedly dead girlfriend led reporters to an Antelope Valley neighborhood where the scheme allegedly was hatched....
  • LAPD on guard after Tom Cruise, Chris Brown 'swatting' incidents

     
    Los Angeles police are recalibrating their response to some emergency calls in light of a series of prank “swatting” calls reporting violent incidents at the homes of celebrities such as Ashton Kutcher, Justin Bieber and now Chris Brown....
  • 20 students sexually abused by ex-school teacher, LAPD says

     
    A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of committing lewd acts and sexually abusing 20 children and an adult, law enforcement authorities said....
  • Manti Te'o hoax: Suspect's father says 'truth will take its course'

     
    The bizarre hoax involving Notre Dame's star linebacker Manti Te'o and his supposedly dead girlfriend was playing out in part Thursday in the Antelope Valley. A deadspin.com report released Wednesday linked a Palmdale man to the hoax that fooled media.......
  • Manti Te'o hoax: Woman at center of scandal not talking 'right now'

     
    A new Southern California character has emerged in the hoax involving Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o. A deadspin.com report Wednesday linked a Palmdale man to the hoax that fooled media outlets across the nation. The man allegedly was involved........
  • Manti Te'o says he continued to lie briefly after learning of hoax

     
    In his first on-camera interview since news broke that his supposed girlfriend did not exist, Notre Dame star linebacker Manti Te'o admitted he briefly lied about the woman after learning of the hoax....
  • Woman leaps from hotel balcony to escape sex assault, police say

     
    A woman jumped from a second-story balcony of an Anaheim hotel to escape a man who was sexually assaulting her, police said Wednesday night....
  • Manti Te'o hoax: Diane O'Meara says she was hounded for photos

     
    Diane O'Meara, whose photos were apparently used to personify Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend, tells the Los Angeles Times that Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, a former high school classmate, repeatedly asked for photos and videos from her in the weeks before the hoax...
  • Kardashians may be victims of 'swatting,' sheriff says

     
    Authorities on Saturday said they were investigating whether the Kardashian family is the latest victim of a celebrity "swatting" incident, in which a crank caller alleges violence is occurring at a star's home. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department...