In this handout photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Rick Springfield is pictured in a booking photo May 1, 2011 in Malibu, California. Springfield was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after being pulled over for a traffic violation on the Pacific Coast Highway near Malibu. (credit: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department via Getty Images)

Pretrial Hearing For Singer Rick Springfield To Be Held Monday

A pretrial hearing is scheduled Monday morning for singer Rick Springfield. He is charged with two misdemeanor counts of driving under the influence in connection with his arrest in Malibu last May.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/15/2011

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New Study Says Dyslexia May Also Be A Hearing Problem

A surprising new study shows that adults with dyslexia have a hard time recognizing voices. The finding fits with research to uncover the building blocks of literacy and how they can go wrong.


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Bail Hearing Postponed For Suspect In Bryan Stow Beating

A bail hearing for one of the suspects in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants’ fan Bryan Stow has been postponed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2011

California Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Case After Labor Day

California’s highest court says it will hear arguments right after Labor Day on an issue that is likely to prove decisive for the fate of the state’s voter-enacted ban on same-sex marriages.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/28/2011

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‘We Can’t Afford This Merger’: Hearing Set For Proposed AT&T, T-Mobile Deal

The California Public Utilities Commission will hold a public hearing in Culver City on a proposal that opponents warn could stifle competition in the telecom business.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/21/2011

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Lohan In Court For Progress Report Hearing

A judge told actress Lindsay Lohan to speed up her community service obligations during a probation progress report hearing Thursday morning.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/21/2011

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Ex-Deputy Sentenced In DUI Crash That Injured Woman, 78

A judge Friday sentenced a former Orange County Sheriff’s deputy to two years and eight months in prison for driving under the influence of prescription drugs.


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Judge Orders Lohan To Stop Partying At Probation Hearing

A judge has ordered Actress Lindsay Lohan to stop having parties at her Venice home while she is on house arrest for a probation violation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/23/2011

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Man Suspected In Dodger Stadium Beating Sent To Prison For Parole Violation

The man suspected in the beating of a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium on opening day was ordered Monday to spend 10 months in prison for violating his parole.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/20/2011

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Suspect In Stow Beating Will Remain In Jail

The man suspected of beating a San Francisco Giants fan into a coma at Dodger Stadium will remain jailed after a hearing with parole officials.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/03/2011

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Attorney: ‘Grim Sleeper’ Trial May Not Happen For Another Year

The district attorney’s office has turned over 15,000 pages of information to Lonnie Franklin’s defense team, who said the actual trial could be over one year away.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–06/01/2011

Former and current Bell city employees, Robert Rizzo (L), former city manager, Angela Spaccia (2L), former assistant city manager, Victor Bello (3L), former council member, and Oscar Hernandez (R), mayor, attend a bail reduction hearing on September 22, 2010. (AL SEIB/AFP/Getty Images)

Bell Officials To Learn If They Will Stand Trial

The former city manager of Bell will soon learn whether he must stand trial on dozens of charges of looting the modest city’s treasury.


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Rizzo Back In Court; Witness Recounts Bell Pay Raises

Monday’s testimony from a former colleague could make chest pains a fond memory for Robert Rizzo.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/28/2011

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Bell Defendants Reject Plea Deals In Court Appearance

The “Bell 8” were arrested Sept. 21 on charges that they bilked taxpayers out of roughly $5.5 million through hefty salaries, benefits and illicit loans of public money.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2011

Former Bell council members Lorenzo Velez, Vice Mayor Teresa Jacobo and Mayor Oscar Hernandez listen to residents asking them to resign during a council meeting on July 26, 2010, in Bell, California. (AFP PHOTO / ROBYN BECK)

8 Bell Officials Due In Court Monday

Eight current and former Bell city officials are due in court Monday for a hearing to determine if there is enough evidence to require them to stand trial on charges that they misappropriated public funds.