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Stepson, 40, Charged With Murder Of Former Lake Elsinore City Councilman

The victim had been stabbed repeatedly including a dozen lacerations to his neck.

03/19/2014

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Death Recommended For ‘Serial Baby Killer’

A jury recommended death for a man, called a “serial baby killer” by a prosecutor, who was convicted of killing his 2-month-old daughter and kept her body in a plastic container for a year.

12/19/2013

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SoCal Man Convicted Of Murdering Father, Sister Of His Ex-Girlfriend

A Southern California man was convicted Friday of the murders of the father and sister of his ex-girlfriend, and the attempted murder of her mother, in what prosecutors say was an ill-conceived attempt to reunite the couple.

11/22/2013

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Larry Flynt Fights To Save White Supremacist Who Shot, Paralyzed Him

Hustler publisher and President Larry Flynt, who has been confined to a wheelchair since being injured in a 1978 shooting in Georgia, is fighting to save the white supremacist who shot him from being executed.

11/12/2013

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Porn Publisher Larry Flynt Wants To Spare Life Of Man Who Left Him Paralyzed

Porn publisher Larry Flynt says he doesn’t want to see the serial killer whose gunshots left him paralyzed 35 years ago put to death for his crimes.

10/17/2013

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Jury Recommends Death Penalty For Man Convicted Of Rape, Murder Of Widow, 84

A jury has recommended the death penalty for a 28-year-old man convicted of raping and killing an 84-year-old widow.

CBS Los Angeles–10/07/2013

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LA Gang Member Sentenced To Death For 4 Murders

A gang member has been sentenced to death for the murder of four people, including a 10-year-old boy shot in an unprovoked attack aimed at children.

09/06/2013

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Mothers Of Slain Marine, Wife React To Their Killers Being Sentenced

The mothers of the victims spoke out in court Friday during sentencing.

08/16/2013

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Man Charged With Murdering Mother And Daughter, Man Walking Dog In Riverside County

A Perris man accused of killing a man walking his dog and a mother and daughter out for a walk nearly two months later has been charged with three counts of murder.

CBS Los Angeles–08/07/2013

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Death Penalty Recommended For Gang Member Convicted In 49th Street Massacre

Jurors recommended execution Monday for a gang member found guilty of killing a total of four people on two separate occasions in 2006.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/10/2013

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OC Jury Recommends Death Penalty For Man Found Guilty Of Murder, 3 Rapes

An Orange County jury has recommended the death penalty for a 29-year-old man convicted of raping and killing a woman, raping three others and assaulting another.

03/14/2013

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Death Penalty Remains In Calif. After Voters Reject Prop. 34

California voters defeated Proposition 34, which would have abolished the death penalty in the state.

11/07/2012

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Gang Member Sentenced To Death In 2008 Killing Of Jamiel Shaw

A gang member convicted of gunning down a Los Angeles High School football player has been sentenced to death.

11/02/2012

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Accused Seal Beach Massacre Gunman Back In Court For Pre-Trial Hearing

Accused Seal Beach massacre gunman Scott Dekraai was in court Friday for a pre-trial hearing.

10/19/2012

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North Hollywood Man, 25, Charged With Murdering Parents

A 25-year-old man was charged with capital murder Tuesday for allegedly beating his parents to death in North Hollywood last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/11/2012

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