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IVF Clinic Involved in Embryo Mixup Has History of Sexual Misconduct Allegation

The CHA Fertility Center in Los Angeles made headlines earlier this month when two families filed suit following the alleged mixup of two couples' genetic material, resulting in one woman giving birth to two boys who were not related to her or each other. Its since been revealed that CHA's then medical director was sued in 2006 and accused of having a sexual relationship with a patient and lying about the egg retrieval process to keep seeing her. 

New Laws Could Target Racist 911 Calls

Grand Rapids, Michigan is considering a law that would regulate 911 calls that are a result of racial profiling; joining state legislators in New York, Oregon and other areas of Michigan who have advocated similar laws. The proposed measure would make it illegal to call 911 on people of color who are "participating in their lives."

DUI Facts, Myths, and Tips

It's widely known that Memorial Day Weekend is a popular time for vacations and parties; along those lines, it also results in an increase in DUI numbers. The California Highway Patrol reported 941 arrests for suspected DUI violations statewide over Memorial Day Weekend in 2018, up from 818 in 2017. 

Felicity Huffman Pleads Guilty in College Scandal

Actress Felicity Huffman appeared in court in Boston Monday morning to plead guilty to fraud conspiracy charges in connection with the college admissions scandal that has dominated recent headlines. Huffman has admitted to paying $15,000 to William Rick Singer in an attempt to raise her daughter's SAT score. 

3 Arrested After Carjacking Ends in Fiery Crash

The Torrance Police Department arrested three suspects after they crashed a stolen care into a retaining wall near Carson Street and Merrill Drive in Torrance. The suspects are believed to have stolen the Nissan Sentra at gunpoint from a woman in the Torrance Target parking lot, less than a mile from the scene of the crash. 

Suspect in Nipsey Hussle Murder in Custody

Following the fatal shooting of Grammy-nominated rapper Nipsey Hussle in South Los Angeles on Sunday, police have confirmed suspect Eric Holder is in custody after being caught in the Bellflower area. Hussle, whose legal name was Ermias Asghedom, leaves behind his longtime girlfriend, actress Lauren London, and two children. 

All Charges Dropped Against Jussie Smollett

Chicago prosecutors have dropped all 16 criminal charges against actor Jussie Smollett as part of a deferred prosecution agreement. Smollett was previously charged with 16 counts of disorderly conduct in connection with filing a false police report and allegedly paying two brothers to stage a hate crime against him. According to reports, Smollett reported the false crime because he was unhappy with his pay for his role on television series Empire. 

Fallout Continues for Lori Loughlin and Others Involved in College Admissions Scandal

Early last week, 50 people were charged in what federal prosecutors have said is the largest college admissions cheating scheme ever prosecuted. The 50 defendants, of which include two SAT/ACT administrators, an exam proctor, nine coaches, one college administrator, and 33 parents are accused of using illegally funneled funds to gain admission to certain universities. Two of those parents include Hollywood stars Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.