Prosecutors

Radio personality Casey Kasem speaks on stage at The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Casino Resort October 27, 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

AP: Prosecutors Won’t File Criminal Charges Against Casey Kasem’s Widow

Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday they will not file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem’s widow.

05/22/2015

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Federal Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Rim Fire Suspect

The Rim Fire burned more than 250,000 acres and nearly a dozen homes before it was contained late last October, more than two months after it was sparked.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/01/2015

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Suge Knight Collapses After Judge Sets Bail At $25M In Murder Trial

Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight’s bail was set at $25 million on Friday during a hearing in the murder case filed against him.

03/20/2015

L.A. County DA Jackie Lacey (left) and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State William Brownfield (Photo courtesy LA County District Attorney's Office)

LA County To Provide Training To Foreign Prosecutors, Law Enforcement

Los Angeles County is teaming up with the U.S. State Department to provide training to foreign prosecutors and law enforcement personnel.

02/09/2015

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Prosecutors Unite Nationwide To Fight Gun Violence

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is teaming up with Manhattan’s city attorney to rally prosecutors across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.

09/17/2014

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Ex-Compton Fire Official Sentenced For Theft

Prosecutors say Marcel Melanson was sentenced Monday to three years and four months in prison. He also must pay more than a half-million dollars in fines and restitution.

06/10/2014

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OC Prosecutors: Shooting Of Unarmed Man Justified

The district attorney released a statement Monday saying Officer Jessica Guidry feared for her life when she fired on 22-year-old Hans Arellano at a Santa Ana strip mall last July.

06/09/2014

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LA Prosecutors Consider Felony Vandalism Case Against Justin Bieber

Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators have presented evidence to prosecutors for a possible felony vandalism case against Justin Bieber.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/06/2014

Lonnie Kocontes booking photo. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Judge Rules Prosecutors Can Try Former OC Attorney Accused Of Throwing Wife Overboard

A judge Monday rejected the argument of defense attorneys that Orange County prosecutors lack jurisdiction in the case of a local man accused of killing his ex-wife on a cruise and throwing her body overboard.

CBS Los Angeles–07/29/2013

Five former Bell City Council members, George Mirabal (C), (2L-R) Teresa Jacobo, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez and Victor Bello, were found guilty last year of stealing public money by paying themselves extraordinary salaries in one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities. (Photo credit: Irfan Khan-Pool/Getty Images)

Prosecutors Want Retrial In Bell Corruption Case

Los Angeles County prosecutors said Tuesday they plan to retry five former Bell officials convicted of misappropriating public funds.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/21/2013

Lonnie Kocontes booking photo. (credit: U.S. Marshals)

Former OC Attorney Accused Of Throwing Wife Overboard Extradited To California

The former Orange County attorney charged with strangling his ex-wife and throwing her overboard during a May 2006 cruise to Italy was extradited to Orange County Friday.

03/08/2013

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Man Sentenced For Breaking Into OC Bedrooms, Touching Girls

Prosecutors say a convicted felon who had been deported to Mexico then returned to California has been sentenced to 30 years to life in prison for breaking into Orange County bedrooms and touching women and girls as they slept, including sexual assaults on girls 11 and 13 years old.

01/25/2013

Suspect Martin Springer (credit: LASD)

Former Miramonte Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Molestation To Stand Trial

A former teacher at Miramonte Elementary School near South Los Angeles will stand trial on charges that he molested a student.

09/28/2012

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Prosecutors Will Seek Death Penalty For Marine Accused In 6 Murders

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty against a former Marine accused of murdering four homeless men and a woman and her son in California, authorities said.

05/23/2012

Lindsay Lohan Probation Hearing

DA Declines To Press Charges Against Lohan For Alleged Brush With Pedestrian

Los Angeles County prosecutors announced Friday that they would not file a case against actress Lindsay Lohan over an alleged brush with a pedestrian in a parking lot outside a Hollywood lounge in March.

05/04/2012

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