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Ex-Attorney Gets 10 Years For Bilking LA Metro

A disbarred attorney has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for stealing more than $3 million from his clients, including the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/26/2014

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Riverside Attorney Admits Social Security Theft

Deputy Public Defender Audrey Owens entered the plea Monday in federal court to two felony counts of theft of government property a week before trial was scheduled.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/03/2014

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Famed Attorney Ed Hookstratten Dead At 83

Ed Hookstratten, an attorney who represented a galaxy of entertainment and sports stars including Johnny Carson and Vin Scully during a career of more than 50 years, has died at 83.

01/23/2014

Kim Nguyen is accusing the LAPD of sexually assaulting her while in the back of a moving squad car. (credit: CBS)

Woman Caught On Camera Tumbling Out Of Police Car Says She Was Being Sexually Assaulted

A woman who was shown on camera tumbling out of a moving LAPD squad car last year said she fell out of the vehicle to avoid being sexually assaulted by her arresting officer.

01/09/2014

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Attorney: Casey Kasem Receiving Adequate Care

A judge said he did not see an urgent need to intervene in the affairs of Casey Kasem after a court-appointed attorney told him Tuesday the ailing radio host is receiving adequate medical care for advanced Parkinson’s disease.

10/15/2013

A woman is suing a hospital she once worked for after a doctor put a paper mustache on her while she was out cold. (credit: Veronica Valdez)

Patient Upset To Find Doctor Put Paper Mustache On Her During Surgery

A former patient at Torrance Memorial Hospital is still angry two years after learning that a doctor there decorated her face while she was out cold during surgery.

09/05/2013

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Elderly Man’s Alleged Beating By MTA Bus Driver Caught On Video

A jury in Long Beach is deliberating a verdict in the case of an alleged beating of an elderly wheelchair-bound man by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver more than three years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

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‘Glut Of Attorneys’ May Mean Lower Legal Fees For Consumers

An excess number of attorneys working in California could mean lower legal fees for consumers – at least for now.

08/21/2013

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Attorney Speaks Out On Behalf Of Teen Student Who Allegedly Fathered Ex-Teacher’s Baby

An attorney spoke out Wednesday on behalf of the teenage student who allegedly fathered the baby of a former Redlands high school teacher.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/17/2013

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Video Surveillance Catches Illegal Dumping Suspects

Two men faced misdemeanor charges Tuesday after they were caught on video illegally dumping waste in El Sereno, city officials said.

05/14/2013

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Conrad Murray Appeal Claims Legal Errors In Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial

Eighteen months after his involuntary manslaughter conviction, Michael Jackson’s doctor on Monday appealed his case, claiming there were multiple legal errors at his trial.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

Brett Shaad died several days after contracting meningitis. (credit: Facebook)

WeHo Attorney Who Contracted Meningitis Dies

Brett Shaad, the West Hollywood attorney who contracted meningitis, has died.

04/13/2013

Brett Shaad died several days after contracting meningitis. (credit: Facebook)

Brother Says WeHo Attorney Diagnosed With Meningitis Is On Life Support

A 33-year-old West Hollywood attorney sickened by bacterial meningitis earlier this week has been declared brain dead amid warnings to sexually active gay men about the deadly strain of illness, officials said.

04/12/2013

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Attorney Accused Of Smuggling Heroin In Greeting Card To Jailed Client

Los Angeles attorney faces conspiracy and other charge involving an alleged attempt to smuggle heroin inside a greeting card to one of his clients incarcerated in county jail, the District Attorney’s Office announced Friday.

04/12/2013

Manuel Diaz, 25, was fatally shot by Anaheim police on July 21 as he fled from officers. (CBS)

Family Of Man Killed By Anaheim Police Seeks More Info On Officer

The family of an Anaheim man killed by police in one of the shootings that sparked weeks of protest last summer will ask a judge Monday to recover more information from city officials.

01/07/2013

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