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California Supreme Court Weighs In On Marriage Separation

The court’s unanimous ruling clarified what it means for a couple to separate. Under state law, income and property each spouse has during the marriage is considered community property to be divided between them in a divorce.

07/20/2015

Marion 'Suge' Knight appears in court with his Lawyer Matthew P Fletcher for a preliminary hearing in a robbery charge case at Criminal Courts Building on April 8, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  Knight is charged with robbery and criminal threats after allegedly stealing a photographer's camera during an incident September 5, 2014 in Beverly Hills.  (Photo by David Buchan/Getty Images)

Judge Denies Bail Reduction For Suge Knight

A Los Angeles judge has refused to lower bail for former rap music mogul Marion “Suge” Knight from $10 million in a murder case.

07/17/2015

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Suspect In Massive Da Vinci Apartment Fire Pleads Not Guilty To Arson Charges

A man accused of starting a massive fire at an apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles plead not guilty to arson charges 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

Charles "Chase" Merritt was arrested in late 2013 in connection with the killings of Joseph and Summer McStay and their sons. (Photo credit: CBS)

Judge Postpones Hearing For Suspect In McStay Murders

A judge has delayed a hearing for prosecutors to lay out their case to determine if there is enough evidence to try a man charged with killing a Southland couple and their two young sons over five years ago.

05/19/2015

Kings defenseman Slava Voynov in court earlier this year. (CBS)

Wife Of Kings’ Voynov May Face Contempt Ruling If She Opts Not To Testify

A Superior Court judge says Marta Varlamova could be held in contempt of court if she refuses to testify in the pending domestic violence case against Slava Voynov.

05/04/2015

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Sandra Bullock’s 911 Call Played During Alleged Stalker’s Court Appearance

The man accused of breaking into actress Sandra Bullock’s Bel Air Estates home appeared in court Thursday.

04/09/2015

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Lawmaker Wants To End Driver’s License Suspensions For Unpaid Traffic Tickets

A San Fernando Valley lawmaker wants to keep millions of drivers in Southern California who have had their licenses suspended for not paying traffic tickets behind the wheel.

04/09/2015

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Little Tokyo Seafood Processor Shut Down Over Alleged Unsanitary Conditions

Prosecutors say a downtown Los Angeles food processor and distributor has been ordered to stop producing ready-to-eat smoked and pickled fish over links to listeriosis and botulism.

03/30/2015

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AP: Court Ruling Opens Door For Federal Execution Of Murderer

Joseph Edward Duncan III was convicted of killing several members of a Coeur d’Alene family before snatching their two young children.

03/29/2015

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LAPD Chief Testifies In Discrimination Lawsuit Filed By Latino Officers

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck testified Monday in the trial of a discrimination lawsuit filed by two Latino LAPD officers.

03/16/2015

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Calif. Judges: Juries Should Hear Driver Vs Uber, Lyft Suits

Juries will have to decide whether drivers for Uber and Lyft were independent contractors, or employees of the ride-hailing companies with all of the protections and benefits the state affords regular workers.

03/12/2015

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Jury Awards $7.4M To Marvin Gaye Family In ‘Blurred Lines’ Case

Jurors awarded over $7 million to the Marvin Gaye family Tuesday in a court battle over the hit song “Blurred Lines”.

03/10/2015

Marion 'Suge' Knight appears in court for his bail hearing at Criminal Courts Building on March 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Knight collapsed during the court proceedings. Knight is charged with murder and attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident following an argument in a parking lot on January 29.  (Photo by Robyn Beck-Pool/Getty Images)

Suge Knight’s New Attorney: Video Of Fatal Hit-And-Run Shows Rapper Was Attacked

Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight appeared in court Monday hours after graphic security video of the fatal hit-and-run surfaced.

03/09/2015

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Sheriff’s Deputies To Undergo Training To Handle Photographers In Public Places

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies will undergo training for interacting with photographers or members of the public who are taking photos in public places as part of a court settlement.

03/05/2015

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