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Oscar gown recovered, thief claims pearls are bogus

WEST HOLLYWOOD (CNS) - The missing pearl-covered $150,000 gown worn by Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong’o at the Academy Awards was apparently returned to the West Hollywood hotel from which it was taken, apparently by the thief who stole it. Investigators were notified about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday of the theft of the pearl-adorned dress from the London […]

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Estranged wife identified in Beverly Hills murder-suicide

BEVERLY HILLS (CNS) - Authorities today identified the 31-year-old woman who was shot and killed by her estranged husband at his Beverly Hills duplex before he then took his own life as Jennifer Oda of Sherman Oaks. The bodies were found about 4:25 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of South Elm Drive, said Beverly Hills police Lt. […]

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Multiple injury crash on La Cienega near Beverly Hills

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A motorist is in custody for his role in a three-vehicle crash on the outskirts of Beverly Hills today where two people suffered critical injuries, authorities said. Four people escaped with minor injuries and at least one vehicle rolled over. A police officer at the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic […]

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City to donate used computers to low-income families, groups

LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today that 3,000 computers the city no longer needs will be refurbished and donated to computer labs serving low-income communities or families who do not have access to high-speed Internet service. The nonprofit group human-I-T will update the computers and install Microsoft Windows 7, MS Office and […]

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