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Not-guilty plea entered on behalf of Maywood teacher

EAST LOS ANGELES — A former Maywood high school music teacher who was caught on widely circulated cell phone video punching a 14-year-old student during a classroom argument pleaded not guilty Jan. 4 to a misdemeanor charge. Defense attorney William Pitman entered the not guilty plea on behalf of Marston Riley, 64, of Anaheim, who Read More…

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Maywood teacher faces misdemeanor charge for hitting student

EAST LOS ANGELES — A Maywood high school music teacher who was caught on widely circulated cell phone video punching a 14-year-old student during a classroom argument has been charged with a misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a child. Marston Riley, 64, of Anaheim, is accused of hitting the boy during the Nov. 2 Read More…

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Residents near Exide fear health risks, survey says

VERNON — A majority of households near the closed Exide battery-recycling plant are concerned that someone in their home might get cancer or lead poisoning from hazardous materials, according to a survey released June 30. The Los Angeles County Health Agency announced the results of its door-to-door outreach effort, in which more than 1,500 workers Read More…