Murder Charges

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Mexican Chef Deported From LA To Face Murder Charges

A Mexican chef who had been twice deported is being sent back to Mexico to face charges that he fatally stabbed a woman with a sushi knife.


Marion 'Suge' Knight (R) with his lawyers Thomas Mesereau (C) and Shawn Holley (L) makes a court appearance for assault and robbery charges at Criminal Courts Building on July 7, 2015.   California.  Knight is charged with robbery and criminal threats after allegedly stealing a photographer's camera during an incident September 5, 2014 in Beverly Hills.  (credit: Patrick T Fallon-Pool/Getty Images)

Suge Knight’s Lawyers Provides Court With New Video Of Attack

Attorneys for Marion “Suge” Knight say in court filings that a new video of a fatal parking lot confrontation shows the former rap music mogul was being attacked by a man with a gun.


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Court Rules Man Can Sue LAPD In Framing Of Him For Mom’s Murder

A Los Angeles Times investigation a decade ago called into question much of the evidence in Bruce Lisker’s trial.


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Man. 21, Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Charges In Connection With Deadly Chatsworth Crash

A 21-year-old man accused in last week’s deadly street racing crash in Chatsworth pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder charges.


Music producer Suge Knight attends the Belvedere Ultra Lounge Day 4 At Club OPM  on February 17, 2007 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (credit: Chad Buchanan/Getty Images for Moet USA)

‘Suge’ Knight Charged With Murder, Hit-And-Run

Rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight was charged Monday with murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges for allegedly running over two men with his truck in Compton, authorities said.

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Convicted Killer Charged With Murders Of 2 Women, Fetus

A man serving 110 years to life for murdering a teenage runaway in Hollywood will be arraigned Monday on three new capital murder charges for killing two women, one of whom was pregnant.



Teenager Charged With Murder In Boyle Heights Carjacking

A 17-year-old male suspect was charged on Wednesday for stealing a vehicle and killing a man in Boyle Heights.

CBS Los Angeles–11/26/2014

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Prosecutors: No Death Penalty For Former Raider Accused In 4 Murders

Prosecutors will not seek the death penalty for former Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith, who is charged in four killings nearly a decade apart, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said Monday.


Javier Bolden was found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder in connection with the deaths of two Chinese graduate students at USC. (credit: CBS)

Trial Resumes For Man Charged In USC Grad Student Deaths

Jurors in the case of a man charged with the murders of two Chinese students at the University of Southern California were played a videotape Thursday where he purportedly discussed the shootings.


Authorities say Christopher Brandon Lee, 24, was arrested Sunday in Anchorage.(credit: San Bernardino County Sheriff)

Murder Charges Filed Against Man In Death Of Fellow Marine’s Pregnant Wife

Murder charges were filed Tuesday against a 24-year-old marine accused of killing a fellow marine’s pregnant wife, the San Bernardino County District Attorney announced.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2014

Officer Roberto Sanchez was killed in the line of duty on May 3, 2014. He is survived by his wife. (credit: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck via Twitter)

LAPD: Suspect Accused In Fatal Hit-And-Run Intentionally Rammed Patrol Car

Police said Thursday that the man accused of killing an LAPD officer did so intentionally by ramming his SUV into a patrol car in order to help a friend.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/08/2014

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Babysitter Pleads Not Guilty To Killing 4-Year-Old Girl

A 53-year-old babysitter pleaded not guilty Tuesday to murder and other charges in connection to the death of a 4-year-old girl.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

Six people have been killed in a wrong-way collision on the 60 Freeway. (credit: CBS)

Suspected Driver In Fatal Wrong-Way Crash Charged With Murder

A 21-year-old suspected driver in a fatal wrong-way crash that killed six people on the Pomona (60) Freeway was charged with murder Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/13/2014

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Pro Tennis Referee Sues LAPD, Coroner’s Office Over Murder Arrest

A local tennis umpire who was once charged with murdering her husband is now suing the L.A. Police Department, four of its officers and the L.A. County Coroner’s Office for reportedly creating a “media circus” to bolster a case against her.


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Apple Valley Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Murder Of Toddler Who Died After Eating Chili Powder

A 21-year-old woman has pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the death of a toddler who died after eating chili powder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/10/2013