Charges

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Driver Charged With Murder In Hit-And-Run O.C. Crash

The charges were filed Tuesday against 20-year-old Alec Scott Abraham of Costa Mesa. He’d earlier been charged with vehicular manslaughter. The new charges carry a possible sentence of 30 years to life.

06/23/2015

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Chargers To Hold Town Hall In Carson After Waving Off Efforts To Keep Team In San Diego

The Chargers a little bit closer Thursday to leaving San Diego and moving north to Carson.

06/18/2015

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Father, Son Sentenced For Deadly OC Jewelry Store Robbery

Eddie Clark Sr. and Eddie Clark Jr. were each given 10 years in prison Friday.

06/13/2015

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22-Year-Old Stockton Man Accused Of Using Facebook To Lure Women Into O.C. Sex Trade

Prosecutors say Allen Kahrion Jackson got nine adult women and four underage girls to become sex workers.

06/11/2015

Activists Urge DA To File Charges In Police Shooting Of Shooting Ezell Ford

Civil rights activists urged the district attorney’s office Wednesday to file charges against a Los Angeles Police Department officer found in violation of fatally shooting Ezell Ford.

06/10/2015

Long Beach Man Charged With Sexual Assault Against Elderly Woman

Prosecutors say a man who allegedly broke into a Harbor City home and sexually assaulted an 88-year-old woman has been charged with multiple felonies.

06/10/2015

Francis Pusok's booking photo stemming from the April 9 incident. (credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff's Dept.)

Horse Pursuit Suspect Charged With Grand Theft, Animal Cruelty

Francis Pusok, whose videotaped chase on a horse and subsequent beating by deputies resulted in a $650,000 settlement, was charged with multiple counts Thursday.

05/28/2015

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2 Anaheim Terror Suspects Charged In Federal Court

Two men arrested in the Southland on terrorism charges were expected to appear in federal court Friday.

05/22/2015

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Prosecutors Decline To Charge Venice High School Students Accused In Sexual Assault Case

No charges will be filed against a group of Venice High School students who had been arrested on suspicion of sexual assault, prosecutors said Wednesday.

05/20/2015

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Federal Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Rim Fire Suspect

The Rim Fire burned more than 250,000 acres and nearly a dozen homes before it was contained late last October, more than two months after it was sparked.

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Apple Valley Man, 27, Accused Of Using His Vehicle To Run Estranged Girlfriend Off The Road

The two occupants of the Toyota sedan suffered major injuries, but reportedly refused medical attention and were described by officials as “uncooperative” with the investigation.

04/24/2015

A Venice cafe owner is recovering after having his finger bit off in the weekend attack. (CBS)

Venice Transient Charged In Biting Off Merchant’s Fingertip

Prosecutors announced charges Tuesday against a 31-year-old transient for allegedly biting off the fingertip of a Venice cafe owner in a dispute.

03/24/2015

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Former H.S. Teacher Pleads No Contest To Felony False Imprisonment Charges

When the driver attempted to also exit, John Edward Maust placed him in a choke hold with the pocket knife and demanded that he be taken to a Jack in the Box.

03/19/2015

The charges are linked to a boy who brought a gun to Nestle Elementary School in Tarzana last week. (credit: CBS)

Canoga Park Man Charged After 9-Year-Old Boy Brought Loaded Gun To School

City prosecutors were expected Thursday to announce charges against a San Fernando Valley man for allegedly allowing a 9-year-old boy to bring a loaded gun to his elementary school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2015

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Lancaster Officials Aim For Stiffer Fines To Support Law Enforcement Efforts

City Council members in Lancaster want to go after the pocketbooks of criminal offenders.

01/27/2015

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