Jurors deliberated for 12 hours before handing down the guilty verdicts.
Prosecutors say Jason White stalked, harassed and attempted to extort as much as $300,000 from art world professionals.
The total value of the hydrants was estimated to be $21,000, Portillo said.
The two men accused of beating San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow agreed to a plea deal Thursday morning.
The convicted murderer faces a maximum sentence of 50 years, eight months to life in state prison.
One of two suspects in the fatal shootings of a pair of USC students from China pleaded guilty Wednesday to murder charges.
Disgraced former Bell city manger Robert Rizzo Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income-tax return.
Morales is facing one year in jail and three years probation.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy has been convicted of repeatedly assaulting a girlfriend after she discovered on Christmas Day last year that he was having an affair with another woman.
A man has been convicted of murdering an 84-year-old widow in her Orange County home after raping and torturing her.
A 24-year-old Anaheim Hills man was convicted Thursday of sexually assaulting a boy, then 13, in a Tustin library bathroom in 2012.
A Los Angeles police officer Tuesday pleaded no contest to sexually molesting one girl and attempting to molest another.
A Colorado man has pleaded guilty to pointing a laser at two helicopters operated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department and a local television station, the FBI announced Friday.
A San Clemente man was sentenced to nearly 22 years in federal prison on Monday for conspiring to sell pot out of nine illegal marijuana stores in Los Angeles and Orange counties.
A former University of California, Irvine professor pleaded guilty Tuesday to multiple counts of arson and other charges in a plea deal after setting fires at his teenage son’s high school and other locations following the boy’s suicide.