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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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Mother Accused Of Fatally Stabbing 3 Young Daughters Formally Charged

Carol Ann Coronado was charged with three counts of murder and one charge of attempted murder.

05/23/2014

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Store Clerk, Fiance Accused Of Trying To Scam California Lottery

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office has announced the arrest of a couple — a convenience store clerk and her fiance — for trying to scam the California Lottery.

05/16/2014

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Convicted Killer Charged In Old LA Jail Slaying

The District Attorney’s Office reported Thursday that Jaime Vidales has been charged with killing Miguel Sanchez in July 1997. If convicted he faces life in prison without possibility of parole.

05/01/2014

Riverside County District Attorney Paul Zellerbach (credit: Riverside County DA's Office)

Law Enforcement Officials Call For DA To Step Down Over Tampering Allegations

The heads of several Riverside County law enforcement organizations Monday called for District Attorney Paul Zellerbach to resign in the wake of allegations that he pulled down signs belonging to an opponent’s campaign.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/28/2014

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DA Seeking Death Penalty In Canoga Park Double Murder

Mario Estrada Ochoa, 36, is awaiting trial for the May 14, 2010, killings of his sister-in-law, Martha Carmona, and her daughter, Valerie Camacho,

02/26/2014

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LA County DA Announces Program To Help Young Sex Trafficking Victims

District Attorney Jackie Lacey Wednesday announced a diversion program aimed at getting young victims of sex trafficking off the streets.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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Boy, 17, Charged With Abusing Family Dog After Allegedly Posting Videos On Social Media

The two-year old Weimaraner, which animal control officers renamed “Charlie,” has been removed from the home and has now been adopted.

02/11/2014

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Samaritan Cleared Of Charges After Fatally Shooting Assailant Of Young Boy Scout

Prosecutors are not pursuing a gunman, who shot and killed a man who was attacking a young boyscout.

01/22/2014

Sid Landau (FILE/CBS)

Child Sex Offender’s Bid For Freedom Rejected By OC Jury

Seventy-four-year-old Sid Nathaniel Landau will remain at a mental hospital in Coalinga after the jury said he continues to pose a threat to society.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/18/2013

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24 Students Arrested After Drug Investigation At Riverside County High Schools

The investigators identified a total of 23 juvenile students and two adult students between the two schools that were involved in the illegal drug sales.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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Former Deputy Sentenced To 3 Years Probation For Leaving Scene Of DUI Crash

Michael Anthony Grundy pleaded no contest to drunken driving and leaving the scene of the January 29 accident after striking a deal with prosecutors.

12/04/2013

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey (CBS)

Kamala Harris, Jackie Lacey Unveil Initiative To Curb Inmate Recidivism

The initiative specifically bolsters programs to keep people like the mentally ill, veterans who suffer from PTSD and people who are addicted to drugs or alcohol from returning prison.

11/20/2013

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Family Seeks Justice For Honeymooner Killed In Venice Car Rampage

A preliminary hearing is set to begin Tuesday for the suspect involved in August’s deadly vehicular rampage along the Venice Beach boardwalk, which claimed the life of a young woman on her honeymoon.

11/18/2013

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After Charges Dropped in Inglewood Slayings, Onetime Suspect Maintains Innocence

The D.A.’s office Tuesday dropped murder charges against Justin Scott in the Oct. 8 shooting deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend’s grandmother.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/30/2013

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