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Robbery Suspect Holes Up On Rooftop Before Being Arrested

FLORENCE (CBSLA) – A robbery suspect that Gardena Police and Los Angeles Police Departments were trying to take into custody refused, for a time, to surrender Sunday afternoon. The suspect holed up on a building rooftop off of South San Pedro Street between Manchester Avenue and East 87th Street for an hour. The man was eventually taken into custody by a team of LAPD officers. Another suspect in the robbery was arrested earlier.  
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Financial Schemer Sentenced – Over 6 Years for Skimming IDs at Nationwide Gaspumps

GLENDALE – A theft scheme using stolen credit/debit-card information has a Southern California man slapped with a heavy federal-violation sentence. For credit-card skimming fraud at the gaspumps, the Department of Justice (DOJ) U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Pennsylvania has announced that Verzh Movsisyan (43), of Glendale, was sentenced to six years and three months in prison, five years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $599,000 in restitution.
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17 Feet Below: The CFA 2020 Project of the Year

California-based Ekedal Concrete takes on jobs others shy away from — the type of projects that require years of experience and sophisticated skills. The company received the Concrete Foundation Association’s (CFA) 2020 Overall Grand Project of the Year Award for Single Family Homes Over 5,000 Square Feet for just such a project. Ekedal constructed a 9,000-sq.-ft. basement foundation, with the bottom of the slab sitting at -17 ft. below sea level along the bayfront in Newport Beach, Calif.
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Thomas Wu To Go Pro, Inks Managerial With Tim VanNewhouse

Tim VanNewhouse has signed 21-year old Thomas Wu to a managerial contract. Wu, who resides in Arcadia, CA, is of Chinese and Vietnamese heritage. He is a four-time amateur national champion, and had an overall amateur mark of 85-11. “Aside from his incredible talent, he brings an outside ring presence...
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50 Years-to-Life Sentence for Setting a Double-Murder Fire

STUDIO CITY – A 2018 confrontation on April 13th between three men led to the death of two of the men and greatly harmed a teenaged girl. The purchase of a lighter and gasoline, bought at a gas station across the street from a recording studio, fueled the incendiary tragedy. Efrem Zimbalist Demery (31), of Los Angeles, used the items bought on the 3700 block of Caheunga Blvd. to set a structure fire on the morning of April 14th.
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BbyAfricka Is Her Own Biggest Inspiration

This article previously appeared on Audiomack World. Listening to BbyAfricka rap is like stumbling into the structured chaos of a MadLibs game. The Inglewood, California, artist first took an interest in music when her father bought her an iPad so she could make her own beats. She only made a handful before becoming overwhelmed with the process, which encouraged her to put her own twist on singing and, eventually, rapping. Her 2018 debut, Brain Damage, is a blend of R&B, emo, and indie rock reflective of the deep depression she experienced during its recording.
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LAPD Report On Echo Park Protest Says Better System For Tracking Projectiles And Dealing With Independent Journalists Needed

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – In a new report, the Los Angeles Police Department admits that they need a better system for tracking the use of projectiles and for dealing with the rise of independent journalists. The report is related to a March protest in Echo Park in which 182 people were arrested on charges of failure to disperse. Clashes between protestors and police that day had to do with the closure of Echo Park Lake and the clearing of homeless encampments. LAPD’s report also blamed the city for a lack of park rangers, claiming that rangers could’ve prevented some of the problems by preventing the encampment from growing so large. The Police Commission will review the report further at a Tuesday meeting.
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LASD investigating East L.A. shooting that left one man dead

Homicide detectives are investigating a deadly shooting in East Los Angeles that left one man dead early Sunday. The shooting was reported at around 3:20 a.m., on the 1200 block of South McDonnell Avenue. East Los Angeles Station deputies responded to reports of a person down. When deputies arrived, they...
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Exclusive Video: Glenn Allen Brooks, 61, Of Huntington Beach Arrested Thursday In Connection To Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol Riot

HUNTINGTON BEACH (CBSLA) – A Huntington Beach man was arrested Thursday morning in connection to the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. Security camera video shows the moment just before the FBI raided the home of 61-year-old Glenn Allen Brooks, who owns a home remodeling firm, in Huntington Beach. Federal agents descended on Brooks’ residence just before 6 a.m. with shields up and weapons drawn. Federal agents ready to raid the home of Glenn Allen Brooks, wanted for participation in Jan. 6 Capitol riots, Thursday morning in Huntington Beach. (CBSLA) One of Brooks’ neighbors who did not want to be identified told CBSLA that...
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