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Outside linebacker K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks warms up prior to facing the Denver Broncos during preseason action at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on August 7, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Seahawks 21-16. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Defenses To Draft

Will new “points of emphasis,” which may limit how defensive backs defend receivers, affect the physical Seahawks? Check back at midseason for an answer. For now, there’s no reason to think the Seahawks will surrender the top spot.

08/11/2014

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Bill Would Ban ‘Gay Panic’ Defense In Slayings

A bill making its way through the Legislature would prevent defendants from using a so-called “gay panic” defense to escape murder charges.

05/28/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks gets caught by linebackers Patrick Willis #52 and NaVorro Bowman #53 of the San Francisco 49ers after a gain of six yards early in the first quarter on December 8, 2013 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 19-17. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

49er Defense Must Stop Run, Create Turnovers To Defeat Seattle

When the 49ers and Seahawks meet for the third time this season the stakes could not be higher. The winner will move on to the Super Bowl, while the loser will have to deal with falling just short of the big stage and to make matters worse at the hands of their hated division rival.

01/14/2014

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Closing Arguments Continue In Kelly Thomas Beating Trial

Prosecutors claim Thomas, 37, died because of the beating he suffered at the hands of officers.

01/08/2014

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.

08/16/2013

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Local Black Chef, Paula Deen Friend Rushes To Her Defense

An African-American woman who lives in the Southland is rushing to Paula Deen’s defense even as the celebrity chef lost more business partners Thursday.

06/28/2013

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Small Businesses Set To Bear Brunt Of $45B In Spending Cuts

Small business owners across the Southland were preparing for reductions in staffing and other economic challenges after automatic federal budget cuts began taking effect Friday.

03/01/2013

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LAUSD, Airports, Defense Firms Brace For Budget Cuts

Several local agencies are already preparing for less money from the federal government come Friday.

02/26/2013

The transfer case containing the remains of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Gregory T. Buckley is moved by a U.S. Marine carry team. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Opinion: National Security Shouldn’t Get Lost In This Campaign

Our economy is on a slow recovery – slower than anyone wants. But the lack of serious discussion about national security and the world we live in is troubling.

08/27/2012

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Blog: Defensive Guru Mike Brown Needs a PLAN Offensively

I’m sure the Defenders aren’t too thrilled about having to share their new digs with the Lakers, now that this whole lockout thing is done.

12/05/2011

Paul White Testifies In Conrad Murray's Involuntary Manslaughter Trial

Judge Fines Defense Expert $250 For Comment To Jury During Murray Trial

A defense expert in the trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician was ordered Wednesday to pay a $250 sanction for telling jurors he had been asked by the judge not to testify about his own conversations with the singer’s doctor.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/16/2011

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Murray Defense Key Witness Threatened With Contempt of Court

Defense attorneys for Dr. Conrad Murray could wrap up their case as early as Monday. Murray is accused of involuntary manslaughter in the 2009 death of Michael Jackson, who overdosed on the anesthetic propofol.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/31/2011

Dr. Conrad Murray appears at Los Angeles Superior Court with his his attorney Ed Chernoff on April 5, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Murray is charged with involuntary manslaughter in connection with the death of pop singer Michael Jackson. The doctor was personal physician to Jackson when he died from an overdose of a powerful prescription sedative at the age of 50 on June 25, 2009.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Doctors Will Be Final Witnesses In Conrad Murray Trial

The final witnesses testifying for Dr. Conrad Murray will be fellow doctors. Addiction and propofol experts are expected to testify Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/27/2011

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Murray’s Defense Attorneys Call Character Witnesses To Testify

Defense attorneys representing Dr. Conrad Murray called a series of character witnesses to the stand.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/26/2011

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Nurse Practitioner Says Michael Jackson Asked Her For Propofol

A nurse practitioner took the stand Tuesday for a second day in the Conrad Murray trial.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/25/2011

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