A ballot measure passed by voters this week is already freeing California suspects from jail as their felony charges are reduced to misdemeanors, and people previously convicted of the charges receive reduced sentences as they appear in court.
The matter was referred to the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office for possible misdemeanor prosecution.
Officials in the city of Carson were set Tuesday to introduce an ordinance that would impose criminal penalties for anyone convicted of bullying school children and young adults.
A former official from the small Los Angeles County city of Irwindale has pleaded no contest to a conflict of interest count and agreed to pay more than $9,000 in fines and restitution.
A felony property damage charge against a friend and former housemate of Justin Bieber was reduced Wednesday to a misdemeanor.
Dave Wohlman and Felicia Edelman are believed to have operated Uncle Dave’s Sober Living facility at 389 Ashtabula St. from April 9 through last Thursday.
A judge revoked singer Chris Brown’s felony probation Monday, opening the singer up to possible jail time.
A Norco man is being held by police after authorities suggest he allegedly grabbed a boy and exhibited “abnormal interest” in him.
Actress Lindsay Lohan Monday agreed to a plea deal in order to avoid a trial in her misdemeanor lying case.
A 33-year-old Los Angeles man was slapped with a seven year prison sentence Friday for being a pimp in Anaheim.
Lindsay Lohan’s attorney, Mark Heller, tried unsuccessfully Friday to get misdemeanor lying charges against his client dismissed.
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged country star Emmylou Harris with misdemeanor hit-and-run related to an accident last year.
Actress Lindsay Lohan’s attorney entered a not guilty plea Tuesday morning on behalf her client for three misdemeanor charges stemming from a crash on Pacific Coast Highway in June.
The Orange County DA has filed charges against a man they suspected of dumping soiled adult diapers around Laguna Beach and Newport Beach.
A Riverside woman is facing misdemeanor charges following her arrest Tuesday for speaking too long at Riverside City Council meeting, the Riverside Press-Enterprise reported.