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Extra, Extra: Distracting Burglars, Manny Ramirez and LiLo on SNL

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  • Three women were arrested on charges of working together to distract victims, then rob them.
  • A missing woman was found dead in her car at the bottom of a cliff off Angeles National Highway.
  • A man wearing a hockey mask and gloves was arrested outside a Wells Fargo in Woodland Hills on suspicion of attempted robbery.
  • One-time Dodger Manny Ramirez has signed a minor-league deal with the Oakland A's.
  • Lindsay Lohan will host an upcoming episode of "Saturday Night Live."
  • A Metrolink train fatally struck a man in Orange County what officials believe may have been a suicide.
  • Patricia Arquette and Thomas Jane sold their Hancock Park house for over $2 million.