Conviction

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Judge Frees Man Who Spent More Than 13 Years In Prison For Crime He Says He Didn’t Commit

A San Fernando Valley man who spent more than 13 years in prison for a crime a federal judge said he didn’t commit was released Tuesday while an appeal on his case is pending.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/19/2013

Frank O'Connell (credit: CBS)

Man Wrongly Convicted Of Murder Files Suit Against LA County, Detective

Nearly one year after his release from prison for a wrongful murder conviction, Frank O’Connell is striking back at the justice system.

CBS Los Angeles–03/18/2013

Christopher Dorner (credit: Facebook)

If Dorner Is Dead, Who Gets The $1.1M Reward Money?

If Christopher Dorner is dead, who will get the $1.1 million reward that was being offered for his arrest? Officials say it’s complicated.

02/13/2013

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Convictions Of Howard K. Stern, Anna Nicole’s Psychologist Reinstated

A state appeals court panel has overturned a judge’s 2011 decision to throw out convictions for Anna Nicole Smith’s longtime companion, Howard K. Stern.

CBS Los Angeles–10/18/2012

Brian Banks at an undisclosed training facility in Southern California. (courtesy of
Heidi Cruise / California Western School of Law)

Exonerated Ex-Football Star Signs Pro Contract With Las Vegas Team

Brian Banks, a former Long Beach Poly High School football star falsely accused of rape, has been signed to a professional football team, CBS2 learned Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/18/2012

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Man, 23, Convicted Of Raping 3 Women, 2 He Met On MySpace

A 23-year-old man was convicted for the second time on Thursday of raping three women, two of whom he connected with on the social networking website MySpace.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/30/2012

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Jurupa Valley Man, 20, Convicted In Rape Of Babysitter

A 20-year-old Jurupa Valley man who sexually assaulted a teenager as she was babysitting two young family members was convicted Thursday of rape and other felonies.

07/05/2012

Brinda Sue McCoy (credit: Orange County District Attorney's Office)

Wife Of Police Chief Hospitalized After Felony Assault Conviction

The wife of an Oceanside police chief who was convicted for firing a gun from her Cypress home was hospitalized on Monday.

06/25/2012

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Man Gets 15 Years To Life For Fatally Striking Malibu Teen On PCH

A man who was despondent over losing his job and drove recklessly along Pacific Coast Highway, crashing his car and killing a 13-year-old Malibu girl, was sentenced Friday to 15 years to life in prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2012

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Newport Beach Woman Sentenced To Life For Convincing Lover To Murder Her Wealthy Boyfriend

Nanette Ann Packard McNeal has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after being convicted, along with her lover, of murdering her wealthy live-in boyfriend.

05/18/2012

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Man Convicted In Hit-And-Run That Killed Girl, 13, Walking Along PCH

A jury found a man guilty of second-degree murder in a hit-and-run crash that killed a 13-year-old girl walking along Pacific Coast Highway.

05/17/2012

Reseda Man Charged In Massive Movie Poster Theft

A Reseda man accused of stealing an estimated 3,000 movie posters worth more than $450,000 and selling them on an online auction site pleaded not guilty Thursday.

03/29/2012

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Appeals Panel Tosses Prison Sentence Given To Chino Guard Convicted Of Abusing Inmates

A federal appellate panel Thursday threw out a four-year sentence given to a former Chino prison guard convicted of abusing inmates.

01/26/2012

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Former CHP Officer Denied Parole For 1986 Murder

A former California Highway Patrol officer convicted of murdering a woman motorist while on duty 25 years ago has been denied parole.

01/11/2012

Sloan Briles ( courtesy Orange County Sheriff's Department)

Irvine Dad Convicted Of Child Endangerment After Tossing Son Into Newport Harbor

The Irvine dad accused of throwing his 7-year-old overboard from a Newport Beach boat was convicted Monday of felony child abuse and resisting arrest charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/09/2012

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