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LA County Prosecutor Launches ‘Conviction Review Unit’

Los Angeles County’s top prosecutor Monday unveiled a newly-formed unit of the District Attorney’s office to identify innocent people behind bars.

06/29/2015

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District Attorney’s Office, FBI Seize Documents, Computers From Beaumont Civic Center

Local and federal investigators seized documents, computers, and other items Wednesday from the Beaumont Civic Center, authorities said.

04/22/2015

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2 Would-Be Jewel Robbers Convicted Of Murder After Store Owner Fatally Shoots Their Accomplices

Authorities said two would-be jewel robbers were convicted of provocative act murder Thursday in the botched heist at a store where the owner fatally shot two of their accomplices in 2011.

04/09/2015

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Man Sentenced For Pimping 20-Year-Old Woman While He Babysat Her Child

Tashiri Wayne Williams of Los Angeles pleaded guilty to human trafficking charges on Tuesday

04/09/2015

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Man, 18, Charged With Murdering Stepfather’s Girlfriend In Case Of Mistaken Identity

Jose Alberto Perez was charged with one count each of murder and assault with a deadly weapon as well as special weapon allegations, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office.

03/23/2015

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Domestic Violence Suspect Found Hanging In La Habra Police Jail

The man’s identity was withheld pending notification of his next of kin.

01/03/2015

A male hiker is recovering after being airlifted to a hospital following an assault in Griffith Park. (CBS)

Encino Man, 54, Charged With Attempted Murder For Griffith Park Beating

The victim is now comatose and has paralysis, officials said.

11/05/2014

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Tensions Escalate Between Slain Mayor’s Brother, Wife At Memorial Service

Tensions escalated at Monday’s public memorial service for Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo.

10/13/2014

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South Pasadena High School Students Face New Charges In Shooting Plot

KCAL9’s Jeff Nguyen reports the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has now charged the teenagers one count of conspiracy to commit murder and a one count of conspiracy to commit assault with a deadly weapon.

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LA Man Gets Prison In Death Of Dog In Stolen Van

The district attorney’s office says 30-year-old Danny Fis pleaded no contest to one count each of animal cruelty and unlawful driving or taking of a vehicle and was sentenced Tuesday to 16 months in prison.

09/02/2014

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3 Charged In Torture Of Orange County Prostitute

Renice Stevenson Flores-Davis, 26; Oscar Gonzalez-Salinas, 33; and Sierra Rose Thompson, 26, were to be arraigned on charges of human trafficking, kidnapping and torturing the woman.

07/30/2014

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California Attorney General To Convene With Prosecutors From Mexico, El Salvador On Cross-Border Crime

California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday that the meeting will focus on human trafficking, money laundering and the gangs’ growing sophistication in digital piracy and computer hacking.

07/14/2014

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Parents Of Unarmed Teen Shot By Police Absolve City Of Pasadena In $1M Settlement

Nineteen-year-old Kendrec McDade was shot and killed by two officers in 2012 after a 911 call of an armed robbery.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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Fountain Valley Hospital Patient Charged With Attempted Murder Of Patient-Roommate

Thirty-six-year-old Ibrahim Yousef Battat, Laguna Niguel, is charged with one felony count of attempted murder, one felony count of elder abuse, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.

06/06/2014

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Challenger Mike Hestrin Takes Early Lead Against Incumbent Paul Zellerbach In RivCo DA Race

Hestrin held 54.17 percent of votes to Zellerbach’s 45.83 percent, with 103,000 ballots tabulated and 22 percent of precincts reporting, according to the Registrar of Voters’ website.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2014

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