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42-year-old John Lenzie Creech has been charged in the killing of Gavin Smith. (CBS)

Man Charged In Murder Of Fox Exec Pleads Not Guilty, Claims Self-Defense

A man charged with murdering a 20th Century Fox distribution executive plead not guilty during a court appearance Thursday.

02/26/2015

Pomona Man Convicted Of Plans For ‘Violent Jihad’ Sentenced To Prison

Two men convicted of planning to commit “violent jihad” against American troops by joining terrorist groups in Afghanistan were scheduled Monday to be sentenced in Riverside.

02/23/2015

Marion "Suge" Knight escorted by Los Angeles Sheriff Deputy appears for a hearing at the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center March 9, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.  The hearing was scheduled to determine if the two criminal cases against Knight, one for murder and attempted murder when Knight allegedly ran over two men in a Compton parking lot after an argument and another case involving an alleged robbery and criminal threats to a photographer in Beverly Hills, should be moved to the downtown Los Angeles courthouse.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Suge Knight Bail Hearing Continued

Murder suspect Suge Knight remained in custody Monday after appearing in court for a bail hearing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/09/2015

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Opposing Groups Present Arguments To Appeals Court In Santa Monica Nativity Case

Two opposing groups Friday gave their arguments to an appeals court in the case against the city of Santa Monica for banning the display of nativity scenes in Palisades Park.

02/06/2015

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Suge Knight Taken To Hospital After Pleading Not Guilty To Murder Charges

Marion “Suge” Knight was taken to a local hospital Tuesday shortly after he pleaded not guilty to charges of murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run after prosecutors said he ran over two men with his truck in Compton.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2015

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Suspect In McStay Family Murders Drops Lawyer, Says He Only Has Months To Live

The man suspected of murdering the McStay family appeared in court Friday and asked if he could represent himself in the case.

01/30/2015

Paul Anthony Ciancia Paul Anthony Ciancia (Photo courtesy US Attorney's Office)

Prosecutors Undecided On Seeking Death Penalty For Alleged LAX Shooter

The U.S. attorney general has not yet decided whether to seek the death penalty against the man charged in a deadly shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport.

12/08/2014

Viatcheslav 'Slava' Voynov was arrested in October. (Photo courtesy Redondo Beach PD)

Kings’ Slava Voynov Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic-Violence Charge

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov pleaded not guilty Monday to one count of felony domestic violence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2014

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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

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