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Brown Announces Pardons For Murderer, 64 Others

Gov. Jerry Brown, who has been criticized for granting parole to more murderers than his predecessors, announced Saturday he has granted Easter Weekend pardons to 65 people, including one convicted killer.

03/30/2013

(L-R) Jay French was shot and killed in 1984. (credit: CBS)

Convicted Murderer Who Maintained His Innocence Released After 27 Years

A convicted murderer, who has maintained his innocence for the past 27 years, was freed from prison Saturday morning after a judge ruled that his right to a fair trial had been violated.

04/21/2012

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Fontana Mayor Demands School Board Official Resigns After Concealing Marriage To Convicted Murderer

Leticia Garcia campaigned for transparency while serving as vice president of the Fontana school board while concealing the fact that she was married to a convicted murderer in prison. Garcia went public with the information in October and residents are now demanding that Garcia step down from her position.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/02/2011

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Adult Children Of Murdered Woman Speak Out About Killer’s Pending Release

The adult children of a murdered woman spoke only to CBS2’s Joy Benedict about a board’s decision to grant their mother’s killer parole.

10/08/2011

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Illinois Convict Faces Charges In 5 SoCal Deaths

A former U.S. Marine convicted of three murders in Illinois has made his first court appearance in California to face charges that he killed five more women.

10/07/2011

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