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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

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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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Prosecutors Drop Murder Charges Against Former Tournament Of Roses Director

Prosecutors decided Friday not to file charges against a former Tournament of Roses Association director who was arrested this week in a 2004 cold case murder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2012

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County Prosecutors Won’t File Charges Against Shopper Who Used Pepper Spray On Black Friday

Los Angeles County prosecutors will not file a felony case against a woman who allegedly used pepper spray while shopping at a Walmart store in Porter Ranch during a Black Friday sale.

12/08/2011

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San Bernardino Prosecutors Asking Residents To Report Cockfighting Crimes

County prosecutors are targeting local cockfighting rings and are asking residents to report the crime.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2011

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DA To Ask For Retrial In McInerney Murder Case

Southern California prosecutors say they will ask a judge to set a date for a new trial for a teen accused of killing a gay classmate three years ago.

09/02/2011

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Attorney: Jail Prosecutors Who Kept Deadly OC Dentist In Prison

A former dentist who served nearly three decades in prison for killing three patients is a free man — and his lawyer is claiming a victory for the taxpayers of California.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/03/2011

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