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Tailback Maurice Clarett #13 of the Ohio State Buckeyes takes in the victory over the University of Miami Hurricanes in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl at Sun Devil Stadium on January 3, 2003 in Tempe, Arizona. Ohio State won the game 31-24 in double-overtime, winning the NCAA National Championship. (credit: Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

5 Sports Careers Busted By Legal Troubles

We take a look at five other athletes whose careers were wrecked by trouble with the law.

09/10/2014

Jean and Casey Kasem attend a Hollywood event in November 2003. (credit: Doug Benc/Getty Images Entertainment)

Casey Kasem’s Widow Sued By Lawyers Representing Her In Battle To Keep Radio Icon On Life Support

Haney & Young LLP filed a breach-of-contract suit against Jean Kasem Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming she owes $50,500 in legal bills.

CBS Los Angeles–07/30/2014

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Missing TV Legend Casey Kasem Reportedly Found In Washington State

The children of legendary broadcaster and producer Casey Kasem says he has been found.

05/14/2014

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City Council OKs Request To Pay For Up To $200K In Legal Fees For Huizar

The Los Angeles City Council Friday agreed to pay for legal fees for Councilman Jose Huizar following a sexual harassment lawsuit filed against him by a former staffer.

04/11/2014

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Reports: County Spent Nearly Half Of Litigation Costs On LASD Lawsuits

Lawsuits involving the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department accounted for $43 million in expenditures – nearly half the county’s overall litigation costs – last year, according to county officials.

01/10/2014

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‘Glut Of Attorneys’ May Mean Lower Legal Fees For Consumers

An excess number of attorneys working in California could mean lower legal fees for consumers – at least for now.

08/21/2013

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Google’s ‘Driverless’ Cars Are Now Legal On Calif. Roads

Google’s self-driving cars will soon be seen on California roads. Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Tuesday, officially making Google’s cars legal to drive on the street.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/25/2012

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Gun Rights Advocates Likely To Challenge Calif. Handgun Ban

Will a statewide ban aimed at California gun owners firearms backfire on lawmakers?

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/20/2012

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Report: LA County Spent $107M On Legal Claims In 2011

If you’ve ever wondered where your county tax dollars go, look no further than your local courthouse.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/15/2012

Former Bell council member Victor Bello (credit: Al Seib-Pool/Getty Images)

Case Against Ex-Bell Official Delayed After Lawyer Quits

A judge has given Victor Bello a little more time to apply for a public defender after a series of legal setbacks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–02/02/2012

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Lawmakers Question Cost Of Vernon’s Legal Bills

Lawmakers are questioning the cost of legal bills for the city of Vernon, which is under investigation for its financial dealings.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/28/2011

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2 Families Stake Legal Claim To Same Palmdale House

Only on CBS2 and KCAL9. Two families stake a legal claim to the same house in Palmdale. Both say they are entitled to live at this house on Victoria Street.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/13/2011

Former Bell City Manager Robert Rizzo  (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Rizzo Asks Judge To Order Bell To Reimburse Legal Fees

The former manager of the city of Bell says he should be reimbursed for legal fees spent defending himself against charges of defrauding taxpayers out of millions of dollars.

03/25/2011

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California Ferret Owners Want Their Pets Legalized

California ferret owners are ramping up their campaign to persuade lawmakers, wildlife regulators and the public that it’s time to overturn a ban that’s been in place for nearly 80 years.

03/07/2011

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Bell Leaders Want City To Pay Their Legal Bills

Three present and former Bell city leaders facing public corruption charges want the cash-strapped city to pay their legal bills.

01/11/2011

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