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Bill Requires Prosecution Of Transferred Immigrants

SB 57 by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff, R-San Dimas, and Sen. Sharon Runner, R-Lancaster, would require that police confirm that prosecutors will pursue a felony charge before allowing a detainee to be released to a city or county from federal detention.


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Kasem’s Children Urge Elder Abuse Prosecution Against Widow

The children of Casey Kasem are urging Los Angeles police to make progress in an elder abuse investigation focusing on the radio legend’s widow.


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Local Civic, Religious Leaders Call For Calm In Preparation Of Grand Jury Decision On Ferguson Shooting

Civic and religious leaders in Southern California are calling for calm as a decision on whether to prosecute the police officer who killed Michael Brown is announced.

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Board Reinstates $10,000 Reward For Witnesses In Catholic Church Arson Case

A $10,000 reward to pay witnesses who helped convict a man for setting a fire that destroyed a Catholic church in Hacienda Heights has been reinstated by the Board of Supervisors.


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Border Prosecutions To Be Restored Amid Gov. Shutdown

U.S. Attorney Laura Duffy said late Thursday that prosecutions would return to normal after the Justice Department agreed restore staff.



Man Pleads No Contest In Fatal Hammer Beating Of Neighbor’s Dog

A Pasadena man entered a no contest on Friday to charges stemming from the fatal beating of a 16-month-old German shepherd last year.


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Ex-Long Beach Officer Guilty Of Assaulting Wife With Belt, Baton, Flashlight

Los Angeles County prosecutors say a former Long Beach police officer has been convicted of repeatedly assaulting his wife at their home using a belt, baton and flashlight in some attacks.

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Murray Defense To Say Michael Jackson Caused His Own Death

Attorneys for Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, are expected to open their case Friday morning.

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Councilman: Trutanich Wants To Silence Civil Disobedience

City Councilman Ed Reyes has some harsh words for recent efforts by the top attorney in Los Angeles to punish “professional” protesters.

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Judge: Bell Prosecution Political, Maybe Unlawful

A Superior Court judge questions whether corruption charges brought against Bell administrators by Attorney General and Governor-elect Jerry Brown are fueled by political motives.


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Anna Nicole Judge Cites Flaws In Prosecution Case

The judge overseeing the drug conspiracy trial of Anna Nicole Smith’s two doctors and lawyer-boyfriend says he thinks part of the prosecution’s case conflicts with state law.