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Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders to leave

Originally Published: 25 JUN 19 12:52 ET Updated: 25 JUN 19 16:05 ET By Priscilla Alvarez and Geneva Sands, CNN (CNN) — Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, he said in a message sent to agency employees Tuesday, amid the dramatic increase in the number of undocumented migrants crossing the border,…MORE

When primary debates really matter (and when they don’t)

Originally Published: 25 JUN 19 16:01 ET Analysis by Harry Enten, CNN (CNN) — The first debates of the 2020 Democratic primary season are nearly upon us. Over the course of two nights on Wednesday and Thursday, 20 candidates will hope for a breakout moment. Sometimes a candidate hitting the right key at the right…MORE

Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize marijuana

Originally Published: 25 JUN 19 13:55 ET By Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN (CNN) — Illinois is now the 11th state in the United States to legalize the purchase and possession of recreational marijuana. Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill Tuesday that allows adults 21 and over in the state to buy and possess small amounts…MORE

There’s another reason why it’s so expensive to live in Los Angeles.

By Kevin Tripp, KABC Blame it on the car culture. A new study finds LA has the highest average car insurance rates among big California cities. LA drivers pay an average of twenty-two-hundred dollars a year. Long Beach, Lancaster and Anaheim are also near the top. The reasons for the higher rates include longer commute…MORE

Parents Learn About Son’s Death After Costco Shooting

By Jayson Campadonia, KABC Russell and Paola French were inside the store when the shooting happened.  The two were critically injured with Paola undergoing several surgeries and she had to be put in a coma.  The family’s attorney tells the L.A. Times the parents now know about their son’s death and they are devastated.  Their…MORE

Cops Find 20 Tons Of Pot

By Jayson Campadonia, KABC Law enforcement officials with the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Cannabis Compliance Team found the illegal grow operation after a two-month investigation.  Authorities say they seized about 20 tons of cannabis and 350-thousand plants last week and it took four days for all of the plats to be destroyed.  Investigators say the…MORE

Five Dead After Argument In Santa Maria

  By Jayson Campadonia, KABC The deadly argument started at a pitch-and-putt golf course Friday which led to a shooting and a fire at a mobile home park.  Responding officers found one man shot in the clubhouse and another man shot on the grass outside.  The alleged gunman reportedly ran back to his mobile home…MORE