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William Rick Singer, 58, of Newport Beach, Calif., owner of the Edge College Career Network and CEO of the Key Worldwide Foundation, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy and money laundering.,John Vandemoer, 41, of Stanford, Calif., the former sailing coach at Stanford University, was charged in an information with racketeering conspiracy.,Charged with racketeering conspiracy: read more

NORTH HOLLYWOOD (CBSLA) — Firefighters responded early Monday to an incident at an automotive business that left one person dead.,The Los Angeles Fire Department says its first responders were able to pull the victim from underneath the vehicle that had fallen from a floor jack.,They found that the victim was “beyond help” and declared that person dead at the scene.,Firefighters said they notified CAL OSHA per department protocol, but weren’t able to comment on what caused the deadly incident, which was reported just before 8 a.m. on the 7200 block of Laurel Canyon Blvd.

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Local transit agencies are offering free bus and train rides this New Year’s Eve so revelers can avoid driving drunk or paying “surge” pricing for ride-share services.,All Metro bus and rail lines will be free beginning at 9 p.m. and continuing until 2 a.m. Tuesday.,The fare gates at Metro rail stations will all be unlocked, including ones leading to festivities at Grand Park in Downtown Los Angeles.,Metro rail lines will operate every 10-12 minutes from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Tuesday.,Long Beach Transit also plans to offer free bus rides, beginning at 5 p.m. Its service will also be extended, with routes leaving the Transit Gallery on First Street between Long Beach Boulevard and Pine Avenue as late as 2:35 a.m. Tuesday, according to spokesman Michael Gold.