Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.
The matter was referred to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office for possible misdemeanor prosecution.
Attorneys for a former Orange County public official accused of sexually abusing female employees said Tuesday the trial involving their client is “a waste of taxpayer money and time”.
A civil lawsuit has been dropped against a former Disney TV executive accused of sexual assault.
Prosecutors declined Wednesday to file charges against a driver for a ride-share company who was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping a woman and taking her to a Panorama City motel.
Four misdemeanor charges are expected to be filed Friday against a former Ukrainian TV reporter accused of assaulting Brad Pitt, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office.
Enoch Clark is charged with using excessive force against motorist Monique Hernandez during a traffic stop in February 2012 that led to her drunk driving arrest.
A preliminary hearing began Monday morning for a former Santa Ana City Councilman accused of sex assault.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will not file spousal battery charges against former NFL wide receiver and USC standout Keyshawn Johnson, it was reported Friday.
A 21-year-old Ontario man who allegedly set a 5-month-old puppy on fire was due in court Tuesday, prosecutors said.
CBS2’s Suzie Suh reports Carl Astrera held back tears shortly before his scheduled arraignment, when the deputy district attorney said her office was no longer pursuing the case.
Aleksandar Apostolovic, 26, is charged with one felony count each of murder, aggravated assault on a peace officer and hit-and-run causing death or permanent injury, among other charges.
The feud erupted over a pro-life poster that Mireille Miller-Young, an Associate Professor of Feminine Studies, allegedly took from a group of friends sharing their views against abortion on March 4.
Beck lightened a penalty for Shaun Hillman, the nephew of former LAPD Deputy Chief Michael Hillman and son of a retired LAPD officer who was accused of pulling a gun on a man at a bar in Norco in 2012.
Authorities in Temecula say a 32-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a controlled substance and other charges.