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For cop shot in face 14 years ago, some scars remain

His wife and kids never really brought it up. Until this year. “Dad,”his 18-year-old daughter, Alexis, turned to him and said, “You have an anniversary coming up.” Thomas “Kasey”Geary...

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Fullerton PD honors man for saving toddler 

A La Mirada resident who saved a toddler from potential catastrophe after the child wandered into traffic on Orangethorpe Avenue was honored Wednesday by Fullerton Police at the monthly Community...

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Teens, detectives honored for finding weapon used in violent sexual assault

Late last year, detectives were scouring a condominium complex in search of a weapon used to bludgeon a Huntington Beach woman in a violent sexual assault. As they looked for the weapon, they...

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HBPD adds July 4 horsepower

An ideal place for a beach barbecue, a backyard party or a bike ride, Huntington Beach draws hundreds of thousands of people to celebrate the Fourth of July every year. Packed beaches and a bustling...

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‘Downtown Ambassadors’ to focus on safety and hospitality

In the coming weeks, Huntington Beach will launch a new Ambassador program, where trained security will patrol Downtown and provide a higher degree of safety and hospitality for visitors and...

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Fullerton officer helps homeless family off streets

A West Virginia couple and their five kids are heading to a brighter future in Florida rather than hardship on the streets thanks to the dedication of a homeless service organization and a Fullerton...

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Police, fire rally around girl with brain cancer

Doctors gave Adela Jauregui, 11, the devastating news a few weeks ago: she needed emergency surgery right away. The little girl who has suffered with brain cancer for nearly a decade refused to miss...

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After four decades on the job, she still finds it hard to retire

Irma Ashe was 23 when she took her mother’s advice. “She told me to get a government job,” Ashe said. More than four decades later, Ashe is still working the same job. After 39 years at the...

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‘You save lives,’ crash victim writes in emotional letter to HB police

Krystin Olson knows she owes her life today to others -- many, many others. It was 25 years ago this summer that she nearly burned to death after a driver speeding up Beach Boulevard collided into...

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HBPD surpasses 20K ‘likes’ on Facebook 

The Huntington Beach Police Department hit a milestone last month - 20,000 “likes” on its Facebook page. Social media has become a useful crime-fighting tool that is changing the way police...

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