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VICTORVILLE, Calif. – A murder suspect wanted in Los Angeles was fatally wounded when he allegedly pointed a handgun at deputies, who fired upon him while he was holed up at a home in Victorville, authorities said Sunday. Deputies from the San Bernardino County Sheriff Department’s Specialized Enforcement Division assisted…

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COMPTON – Authorities were investigating the shooting death of a man in Compton Sunday. The victim was found at approximately 11:38 a.m. Sunday in the 700 block of North Kalsman Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Sheriff’s homicide detectives responded…

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RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – Fans and fellow colleagues were remembering Gardena-born comedian and actor Teddy Ray, who has died at age 32, authorities in Riverside County said. Ray, whose legal name was Theadore Brown, died Friday in the 40 block of Via Santo Tomas, the Riverside County coroner’s office reported.…

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MAYWOOD, Caif. – A man, approximately 25 to 35 years, was found shot dead on a street in Maywood, authorities said Sunday. Deputies dispatched about 11:45 p.m. Saturday to the 6100 block of Walker Avenue discovered the victim lying on the ground suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, the Sheriff’s…

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SANTA ANA, Calif. – An Orange County sheriff’s deputy has been arrested on suspicion of sex assaults on two women in Orange County Jail. Arcadio Rodriguez, 30, was booked Friday in the Santa Ana Jail. He is accused of molesting inmates and showing them explicit videos while they were in…

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LOS ANGELES – UCLA will drop its indoor masking requirement Monday, with the exception of areas where face coverings are still mandated by county health officials, such as health care facilities and on public transportation, campus officials announced. “As the pandemic evolves and the severity of illness seems to be…

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