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Founder Of LA-Based Christian Stanley Gets 10 Years In Prison For Investment Scam

Prosecutors say Powell founded the Los Angeles-based Christian Stanley, Inc. telling investors he’d buy out peoples’ life insurance policies and later collect the death benefits when they died or by selling them on the life settlement market.

06/08/2015

Marion 'Suge' Knight appears in court with his Lawyer Matthew P Fletcher (L) for his bail hearing at Criminal Courts Building on March 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. Knight collapsed during the court proceedings. Knight is charged with murder and attempted murder after a hit-and-run incident following an argument in a parking lot on January 29.  (Photo by Robyn Beck-Pool/Getty Images)

Suge Knight Pleads Not Guilty, Murder Trial Set To Get Underway In July

A judge on Thursday set a July trial date for a murder case against Marion “Suge” Knight that was filed after the former rap music mogul ran over two men earlier this year.

04/30/2015

Christopher Hubbart, AKA the Pillowcase Rapist, was released from a mental facility on Wednesday. He's now living in a home near Palmdale. (credit: CBS)

Antelope Valley Residents Hoping Pillowcase Rapist Will Be Sent Back To Mental Hospital

Hubbart’s home was empty Wednesday — and that’s how many neighbors want it to remain.

04/29/2015

Christopher Hubbart, seen here in an undated photo, admitted to raping nearly 40 women between 1971 and 1982, according to the District Attorney's office. (credit: CBS)

Northern California Judge To Reconsider Release Of ‘Pillowcase Rapist’

Prosecutors are seeking to revoke the release of a serial rapist whose residence in a rural neighborhood has upset a remote Southern California desert community.

04/29/2015

Marion "Suge" Knight and his lawyer David E Kenner, front, attend court at the Criminal Courts Building on March 2, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.    (Photo by Mark Boster-Pool/Getty Images)

‘Suge’ Knight Transported To Hospital Following Hearing In Murder Trial

Marion “Suge” Knight stood trial on murder and attempted-murder charges, a judge ruled Thursday.

04/16/2015

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Controversial OC Judge In Crossfire Of Lenient Child-Rapist Ruling Has His Defenders

“To attack Judge Kelly who spent his lifetime serving this county as a fearless prosecutor and an excellent judge is just terrible,” said defense attorney John Barnett.

04/10/2015

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OC Judge At Center Of Leniency Accusation In Child-Rape Case Was Accused Of Another Light Sentence 5 Years Ago

On Thursday, several OC Supervisors joined the fracas asking Kelly to voluntarily step down.

04/09/2015

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OC Supervisors Join Call For Resignation Of Judge Behind Lenient Sentence For Child Rapist

Orange County officials are joining an effort to get Judge Marc Kelly to resign after sentencing a man convicted of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old family member to less than half the minimum sentence.

04/09/2015

Hundreds of mostly Central American immigrants wait for processing at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Nogales Placement Center in Nogales, Ariz. (credit: CBS)

Federal Judge Stalls Obama’s Executive Action On Immigration, Gov’t To Appeal

The Justice Department will appeal a federal judge’s ruling that temporarily blocked President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, the White House said Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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Judge Revokes Probation For Singer Chris Brown

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Thursday revoked singer Chris Brown’s probation stemming from his 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna in Hancock Park.

01/15/2015

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California Ordered To Speed Up Inmate Releases

The three-judge panel on Friday gave the state a Jan. 1 deadline to start considering parole for nonviolent second-strike inmates.

11/15/2014

Officials approved the controversial Target location back in 2010 before it faced several legal challenges. (CBS)

Judge Halts Construction On Partially-Built Target Store In Hollywood

A judge has ordered Target Corp. to stop work on a partly built Hollywood store that exceeded height regulations.

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Parents Rally To Save LA Charter Schools At Risk Of Closure

Parents rallied outside a downtown L.A. courthouse Thursday in support of two campuses run by Magnolia Public Schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/24/2014

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Judge Sides With Mayor’s Office In DWP Trust Fight

A Los Angeles Superior Court judge Friday granted a pair of victories to lawyers for Mayor Eric Garcetti in an ongoing bid to force a union leader to disclose how $40 million was spent at two Department of Water and Power trusts.

07/18/2014

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UCLA To Pay $500K Over Judge’s Claim Campus Police Roughed Him Up

An African-American Los Angeles judge who says he was roughed up and handcuffed by UCLA police has settled his assault and civil rights claim for about $500,000.

07/12/2014

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