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Los Angeles News Roundup ~ August 20th, 2007

Elvira Arellano and Son
Elvira Arellano and Son. Photo from Daniel Hernandez.

The top stories making news in your city today and over the weekend...

TOP STORY: Elvira Arellano Deported to Mexico, Arrested Outside Our Lady Queen of Angels
Elvira Arellano, an illegal immigrant from Mexico who became a symbol in the nation's immigration wars after she took sanctuary in a Chicago church last year, was deported late Sunday, authorities said. She has left her 9 year old US-born son with friends. UPDATE: more info plus promises of cosmic justice from Daniel Hernandez.

Man Killed on 101 at Cahuenga

Sick Dentist Charged With Rape-- Of Own Daughter

Ties to Criminals Don't Hurt Son of County Executive

Valley Man Dies of West Nile Virus

Valley Vice Busts 20 Prosties and Johns on Sepulveda Blvd.

More Digital Billboards Coming to LA

Hundreds of Lees Party in Chinatown

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