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The latest on local crime and public safety.
Abducted Toddler Found in Arizona

Abducted Toddler Found in Arizona

Mariah Salguero had been the object of a so-called CARE Alert following her abduction Wednesday from a Superior Court courtroom.
Driver Rams Prius into Big Rig, Takes Off Running in Studio City

Driver Rams Prius into Big Rig, Takes Off Running in Studio City

The crash occurred about 5:30 a.m. at Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Moorpark Street.
Man Gets Community Service for Valley Village Crash that Electrocuted 2

Man Gets Community Service for Valley Village Crash that Electrocuted 2

The SUV Arman Samsonian was driving sheared a fire hydrant and downed a light pole. Stacey Lee Schreiber and Irma Zamora died when they rushed to help, stepping in the water. He'll also get
Man Gets 3 Years for Painting 'Kill Jews' Outside Valley Business

Man Gets 3 Years for Painting 'Kill Jews' Outside Valley Business

Amos Hason was convicted of three vandalism and hate crime counts.
Valley Men Facing 40 Counts for Scamming Elderly Throughout L.A.

Valley Men Facing 40 Counts for Scamming Elderly Throughout L.A.

Investigators have found victims in Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Northridge and Sherman Oaks.
Lawyers for Actress who Sued Donald Sterling Now Suing Her

Lawyers for Actress who Sued Donald Sterling Now Suing Her

Katz & Yoon say Robyn Cohen of Studio City owes the firm $760,000 in unpaid legal fees for a lawsuit she filed against the Clippers owner, who was also her former landlord when she lived in
PHOTOS: Fire Burns Studio City Home, Causes $600K in Damages

PHOTOS: Fire Burns Studio City Home, Causes $600K in Damages

Eighty-eight firefighters kept the blaze confined to the third floor and attic of the residence.
Man Shot in the Leg in Valley Village, Police Working to Unravel the Mystery

Man Shot in the Leg in Valley Village, Police Working to Unravel the Mystery

It doesn't appear the shooting was gang-related, officials said.
Glendale House Fire Causes $500K in Damage, Injures 1

Glendale House Fire Causes $500K in Damage, Injures 1

There are significant damages to the garage, kitchen and common area of the home.
UPDATE: Gunman Holed Up in North Hollywood Residence Surrenders to Police

UPDATE: Gunman Holed Up in North Hollywood Residence Surrenders to Police

Police fired tear gas into the residence and the suspect came out minutes later and surrendered.
Firefighters Douse Flames at Detached Garage in Valley Village

Firefighters Douse Flames at Detached Garage in Valley Village

It took 48 firefighters 22 minutes to put out the fire.
Studio City Acting Coach Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen

Studio City Acting Coach Accused of Sexually Assaulting Teen

Cameron Thor drove the 13-year-old victim to a secluded area in Agoura Hills and sexually assaulted her after consulting him about acting classes, deputies allege.
Studio City Woman Charged in Movie Investment Fraud Probe

Studio City Woman Charged in Movie Investment Fraud Probe

Prosecutors allege Cheri Brown and three others bilked about 750 victims out of almost $22.6 million.
Man who Fatally Stabbed Girlfriend in Studio City Park Gets 26 Years

Man who Fatally Stabbed Girlfriend in Studio City Park Gets 26 Years

Stephen Todd Joanou Jr. had stabbed his estranged girlfriend 19 times. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Studio City Brush Fire Burns Quarter-Acre

Studio City Brush Fire Burns Quarter-Acre

Fortunately, no homes were threatened.
Sprinkler System at Studio City Apartment Keeps Fire in Check

Sprinkler System at Studio City Apartment Keeps Fire in Check

It took 16 minutes to extinguish the flames.
Home Invasion at Studio City Apartment

Home Invasion at Studio City Apartment

None of the residents were injured.
Bus Crash: Humboldt President, CSU Chancellor Send Condolences

Bus Crash: Humboldt President, CSU Chancellor Send Condolences

Humboldt State University has been bringing students from the L.A. area up to the campus for a number of years on buses. "The soul of the CSU has been cut deeply by this horrific accident."