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Man, 27, Pleads Not Guilty To Killing Friend’s Dog In Long Beach

If convicted, Rubin Powell III faces a maximum sentence of three years in jail.

11/21/2014

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Bieber Pays $80K In Calabasas Vandalism Case

Justin Bieber’s attorney says the singer is on schedule to finish his sentence in a misdemeanor vandalism case by early next year.

11/10/2014

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Capital Murder Charge Filed Against Man Accused Of Killing Pomona SWAT Officer

A suspected member of a motorcycle gang accused of fatally shooting a Pomona SWAT officer appeared in court Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2014

Ximena Meza (credit: William Meza/CBS)

2 Charged In Shooting Death Of Anaheim Girl, 9

Alfredo Aquino, 20, of Anaheim, California, and Ricardo Cruz, 19, of Buena Park, California, were expected to make a court appearance Tuesday and enter a plea.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/28/2014

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Woman, 59, Released After Wrongful Murder Conviction Overturned

The wrongful conviction of a woman who spent 17 years in prison for a murder she didn’t commit was overturned Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/10/2014

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Court Commemorates 1946 ‘Mendez V. Westminster’ Trial For Hispanic Heritage Month

A 1946 case that helped to dissolve the path of segregation in California schools was commemorated Monday by the Los Angeles Superior Court, as well as by one of the plaintiffs in the historic case.

09/29/2014

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Chris Brown Pleads Guilty In Washington, D.C. Assault Case

Singer Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to simple assault and will not receive jail time for an incident last fall in which he was accused of punching a fan in the face.

09/02/2014

Officials approved the controversial Target location back in 2010 before it faced several legal challenges. (CBS)

Judge Halts Construction On Partially-Built Target Store In Hollywood

A judge has ordered Target Corp. to stop work on a partly built Hollywood store that exceeded height regulations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/21/2014

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South Pasadena Teens Charged In Alleged School Shooting Plot

Two teenaged boys were charged Wednesday for allegedly planning a shooting “massacre” at South Pasadena High School, authorities said.

08/20/2014

Authorities say Jonathan Koppenhaver was arrested last Friday at a Simi Valley hotel. (credit: Las Vegas Police Department)

MMA Fighter Accused Of Brutally Beating Girlfriend Due In Court

Jonathan Koppenhaver – aka “War Machine” – is accused of brutally beating his porn star girlfriend in Las Vegas and then fleeing to Simi Valley.

08/19/2014

Skylor Atilano accepted a plea deal on Friday and admitted to killing his 11-year-old half brother last year. (credit: CBS)

Half-Brother Of Murdered Menifee 11-Year-Old Admits To Killing Him

In court an emotionless Sklor Atilano only answered yes or no to the judge’s questions.

08/15/2014

Riverside County Sheriff's Department says this man has scammed women on an online dating site. (credit: Riverside County Sheriff's Dept.)

Lawyer: Man Accused Of Sexual Assault, Fraud, Scamming Ex-Lovers Is Victim Of ‘Bad Breakups’

The attorney says Andrew Hernandez is simply the victim of angry ex-lovers and jealous ex’s.

07/31/2014

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Judge Sides With Mayor’s Office In DWP Trust Fight

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday granted a pair of victories to lawyers for Mayor Eric Garcetti in an ongoing bid to force a union leader to disclose how $40 million was spent at two Department of Water and Power trusts.

07/18/2014

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Federal Judge In OC Rules California Death Penalty Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Orange County on Wednesday declared California’s death penalty system unconstitutional and so “dysfunctional” that it constitutes cruel and unusual punishment.

07/16/2014

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LA County Approves Full Implementation Of Laura’s Law To Address Treatment Of Mentally Ill

CBS2’s Cristy Fajardo reports the county Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 to fully implement Laura’s Law, which allows families and counties to get court-ordered outpatient treatment for the seriously mentally ill.

CBS Los Angeles–07/15/2014

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