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Amanda Bynes Pleads Not Guilty To Two Hit-And-Run Charges

Actress Amanda Bynes pleaded not guilty Thursday to two hit-and-run charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2012

Kent and Jill Easter (courtesy OC District Attorney's Office)

Married Attorneys Plead Not Guilty To Drug Planting Charges

An Orange County husband and wife pleaded not guilty Monday morning to planting drugs and paraphernalia on a parent-volunteer at their child’s school.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/24/2012

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Chad Johnson Pleads Not Guilty To Domestic Battery

Former Miami Dolphins player Chad Johnson has pleaded not guilty to a domestic violence charge.

CBS Los Angeles–09/13/2012

UCLA chemistry professor Patrick Farran (credit: CBS)

Judge Enters Not Guilty Plea For UCLA Professor Charged In Fire

The plea was entered by Superior Court Judge Shelly Torrealba after the defense attorney for Patrick Harran objected to entering a plea at this time.


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Pro Tennis Referee Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering Husband

A professional tennis referee accused of beating her 80-year-old husband to death with a coffee mug pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2012

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LL Cool J’s Alleged Intruder Pleads Not Guilty

The transient who allegedly broke into LL COOL J’s home last week pleaded not guilty to a residential burglary charge.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2012

Cudahy Mayor David Silva, left, and Councilman Osvaldo Conde (

Ex-Cudahy Officials Plead Guilty To Bribery, Extortion

Two former Cudahy city officials pleaded guilty Thursday to federal extortion and bribery charges for shaking down a businessman who wanted to open a marijuana dispensary.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2012

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Former Raider Pleads Not Guilty To Four Murders

Former Raiders defensive end Anthony Wayne Smith pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder charges stemming from four killings nearly a decade apart.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/01/2012


Santa Ana City Councilman Pleads Not Guilty To Sex Assault Charges

Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante pleaded not guilty Thursday to sexually assaulting seven women when he worked in the county’s public works department.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/26/2012

(L-R) Cpl. Jay Cicinelli and Officer Manuel Ramos entered not guilty pleas Friday morning.

Ramos, Cicinelli Plead Not Guilty To Charges Stemming From Kelly Thomas Beating Death

Two Fullerton police officers pleaded not guilty Friday morning to charges stemming from the beating death of a homeless man.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/13/2012

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Beaumont Cop Accused Of Blinding Woman With Pepper Gun

A Beaumont police officer accused of firing a pepper spray gun so close to a woman’s face that it permanently blinded her pleaded not guilty Thursday to assault resulting in great bodily injury and other felonies.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2012

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Menifee Man, 31, Pleads Not Guilty To Murdering His Girlfriend, 38

A Menifee man accused in his girlfriend’s shooting death pleaded not guilty Friday to a murder charge.


Virginia Valdez (courtesy Palm Springs PD)

Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Castration Attempt

A 69-year-old Palm Springs woman accused of trying to cut off her husband’s penis with heavy-duty scissors pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/31/2012


Pinkberry Co-Founder Pleads Not Guilty To Assault Charge

One of the founders of the Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain pleaded not guilty to assaulting a homeless man Monday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/30/2012

(clockwise from top left ) Stephen Finger of Palm Desert, Ryan Cartwright of Palm Springs, Mary Walker and Dustin Powell of Palm Desert (courtesy Riverside County Sheriff's Department)

Coachella Valley ‘Occupy’ Protesters Plead Not Guilty To Unlawful Assembly Charges

Four people are facing misdemeanor charges stemming from arrests at Occupy Coachella Valley protests in Palm Desert.