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Ariana Grande Won’t Face Charges For Licking Doughnuts

Pop star Ariana Grande won’t face criminal charges for licking merchandise on a tray left on top of a display case.


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City Officials Crack Down On Illegal Fireworks Before 4th Of July

City officials Wednesday announced efforts to crack down on illegal fireworks just days before the Fourth of July.


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AP: Prosecutors Won’t File Criminal Charges Against Casey Kasem’s Widow

Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow.



Former Juvenile Camp Therapist Pleads Not Guilty To Molestation Charge

A former therapist of a juvenile camp, who is accused of sexual conduct with a minor, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to criminal charges.


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PG&E: Federal Criminal Charges Likely In Fatal Gas Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday the company will likely face federal criminal charges for its role in a fatal gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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7 Teens Charged In $1M Mansion Break-In Deny Criminal Charges

The charges stem from a party that was held at the $7 million home overnight, between November 23 and 24, while the owner was away.


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Lawmaker Scandals Prompt Ethics Bills From Senate Democrats

Stung by criminal charges against two colleagues, the leader of the state Senate and other Democratic lawmakers are seeking tighter rules on lawmakers and lobbyists.


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Kanye West Won’t Be Charged In Alleged Punching Incident At Chiropractor’s Office

Kanye West will not face criminal charges over an incident in which he apparently punched a man in a Beverly Hills chiropractor’s office, prosecutors determined Friday.

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CSUN Student Accused Of Filing False Police Report About Campus Prowler

Criminal charges have been brought against a female student at California State University, Northridge for allegedly filing a false police report last month.


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Former U.S. Commerce Secretary Won’t Face Charges In Hit-And-Run Crashes

Criminal charges won’t be filed against former Commerce Secretary John Bryson, who was involved in a series of hit-and-run collisions in the San Gabriel Valley area last month.


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District Attorney Refiles Criminal Charges Against Richard Alarcon, Wife Over Residency

Criminal charges were dismissed Thursday against Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon, who had been accused of perjury and voter fraud for allegedly living outside the district he represents and lying about his address.


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KNX 1070: Criminal Trial Of Dr. Ehab Mohamed To Begin

The trial of a former Beverly Hills plastic surgeon accused of trying to sell medical equipment he did not own is scheduled to begin next week.



LA County Sheriff’s Say They Won’t Seek Criminal Charges Against The Game Over Tweet Prank

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says it will not seek criminal charges against The Game after a tweet from the rapper’s account incited a telephone flash mob that overwhelmed the emergency phone system at a sheriff’s station.

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New Charges For Alleged Faria Beach House Killer

New criminal charges have been filed against a man accused of killing a couple and their unborn child at a Ventura County beach house.


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State Narcotics Agent Charged With Stealing $33,000

Authorities have filed criminal charges against an agent with the state’s Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, alleging he stole $33,000 during an internal investigation last week.