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The latest on local crime and public safety.
San Gabriel Smugglers of Knockoff Goods Sentenced to Federal Prison

San Gabriel Smugglers of Knockoff Goods Sentenced to Federal Prison

The counterfeit goods included fake Nike shoes labeled as garment hangers; counterfeit Coach, Gucci and Louis Vuitton handbags labeled as toilet paper; and bogus NFL, NBA, and NHL jerseys.
Cinco De Mayo Weekend DUI Crackdown Results for L.A. County

Cinco De Mayo Weekend DUI Crackdown Results for L.A. County

466 drivers were arrested for allegedly driving under the influence on Cinco de Mayo weekend in Los Angeles County.
Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Victim Confronts Burglary Suspect in Kitchen

Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Victim Confronts Burglary Suspect in Kitchen

Check here for incidents reported from Jan. 19-26.
Red Flag Warning Extended Through Friday

Red Flag Warning Extended Through Friday

Temperatures are expected to climb into the 80s.
Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Burglar Makes Off with Narcotics from Pharmacy

Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Burglar Makes Off with Narcotics from Pharmacy

Check here for incidents reported from Jan. 5-12.
Red-Flag Warning Issued as Strong Winds, High Temps Expected

Red-Flag Warning Issued as Strong Winds, High Temps Expected

Because of the fire danger, the Los Angeles Fire Department restricts parking along narrow, hillside roads abutting open areas.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
Holiday DUI Arrests Up From Last Year in L.A. County

Holiday DUI Arrests Up From Last Year in L.A. County

Drunken or drugged driving arrests from Dec. 13 through Christmas day have increased by about 100 arrests since last year.
Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Teams Find Missing Bikers

Sierra Madre Search and Rescue Teams Find Missing Bikers

Sheriff's office says the four mountain bikers are all OK after missing overnight in the Angeles National Forest.
Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Helicopter Search Fails to Locate Stolen Vehicle

Sierra Madre Police Blotter: Helicopter Search Fails to Locate Stolen Vehicle

Check here for incidents reported from Dec. 8-15.
100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

We looked at stories from across America in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook School to try to illustrate the scale of the problem.
Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

'Cell tower dumps’ are causing Americans to ponder their basic rights of privacy.
Sierra Madre Police Blotter: 2 Homes Burglarized Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Sierra Madre Police Blotter: 2 Homes Burglarized Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Check here for incidents reported from Dec. 1-7.
FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA issues new guidelines for first responders of mass attacks.