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A casket is loaded into a hearse at the Boyd Funeral Home as burials at cemeteries are delayed to the surge of COVID-19 deaths on Jan. 14, 2021 in Los Angeles. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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'We Have No Space': LA County Funeral Director Describes Virus's Toll

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A field hospital tent for suspected COVID-19 patient triage was set up outside the emergency department of Martin Luther King Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles, California. A surge in deaths has prompted the county to lift environmental limits on the number of cremations that can be performed each month. Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Colleagues, family and friends attend the August funeral of Los Angeles police Officer Valentin Martinez, the agency's first sworn officer to die of complications from COVID-19. Al Seib/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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As COVID-19 Ravages His Force, LAPD Chief Looks To Boost Confidence In Vaccine

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Hospital workers move a patient into the prone (face down) position, which can help increase the lung capacity of some COVID-19 patients. The medical team was photographed Nov. 19 at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Los Angeles. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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The Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner is opening an inquiry into the shooting death of 18-year-old Andres Guardado, which involved sheriff's deputies. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A firefighter works to put out flames of the Bobcat Fire in Juniper Hills, Calif. As of Sunday, the wildfire has grown to more than 99,000 acres and is 15% contained. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A store in Alhambra, California is stocked with Halloween decorations in September. Los Angeles County has issued health guidance discouraging people from trick or treating this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Robert Fuller was found dead and hanging from a tree on June 10 in Poncitlán Square in Palmdale, Calif. His half brother was shot by law enforcement Wednesday, a family attorney says. Robert Fuller Family via AP hide caption

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva tried to shut down gun shops, saying they were nonessential during California's statewide coronavirus stay at home order. He has now reversed course on that stance. Jae C. Hong/AP hide caption

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A woman and girl drop off flowers at a makeshift memorial in Central Park near Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, Calif., where a student shot five fellow teenagers Thursday. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A man embraces his daughter after picking her up at Central Park in Santa Clarita, Calif., after a shooting at Saugus High School on Thursday. At least two people died in the attack, according to local law enforcement. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A memorial for John Berry, who was shot and killed by Los Angeles sheriff's deputies in 2015. "I've known my brother long enough he didn't mean to hurt anybody," said his brother Chris Berry. "He was terrified." Courtesy of the Berry family hide caption

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New Policy In LA Cracks Down On Problem Of Police Shooting At Moving Cars

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County employees, media and mourners gather for the ceremony honoring the 1,489 people whose unclaimed remains are being buried in the LA County Cemetery this year. Arun Rath/NPR hide caption

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LA's Unclaimed Dead Receive Prayers, And A Final Resting Place

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