Christopher Hubbart, seen here in an undated photo, admitted to raping nearly 40 women between 1971 and 1982, according to the District Attorney's office. (credit: CBS)

DA Lacey Asks Court To Halt Release Of Convicted Rapist

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office took legal action Tuesday to prevent a serial rapist from being released from prison.


Christopher Hubbart, seen here in an undated photo, admitted to raping nearly 40 women between 1971 and 1982, according to the District Attorney's office. (credit: CBS)

Convicted Serial Rapist Scheduled To Be Released To LA County By End Of Year

A convicted serial rapist’s scheduled release from a state prison hospital to Los Angeles County has stirred up controversy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/08/2013

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Manny Ramirez, A’s Part Ways

Manny Ramirez is a free agent again after he asked the Oakland Athletics to release him and the team granted his request on Friday.


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Governor Brown Denies Parole For Prom Night Shooter

Governor Jerry Brown has reversed a parole board decision to release a prisoner convicted of shooting and killing a 17-year-old girl on prom night in Anaheim.


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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Camps Out In Century City For New iPad

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is one of thousands of customers who camped out overnight in hopes of scooping up the third version of the iPad, which went on sale at 8 a.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/16/2012

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Police: Spike In San Fernando Valley Burglaries May Be Linked To Early Inmate Release

Car break-ins have jumped to as high as three times the normal rate in cities like Tarzana, Encino and Van Nuys — and police say they may know why.


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Judge Denies Conrad Murray’s Release During Appeals Process

Michael Jackson’s doctor, Conrad Murray, will stay behind bars while he appeals his involuntary manslaughter conviction.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/24/2012

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Lohan’s Playboy Spread To Be Released Early After Internet Leak

Actress Lindsay Lohan’s Playboy spread will hit newsstands earlier than anticipated.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2011

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Jails Step Up Training To Delay Early Release Of LA County Inmates

Hundreds of jail inmates will soon be back on the streets across the Southland — except in Los Angeles County.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/09/2011

John Burgess pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of Donna Jou of Rancho Santa Margarita.

Sex Offender Convicted In Teen’s Death Freed

A man who admitted that he dumped an Orange County college student’s body into the ocean was freed from prison Wednesday after serving half of his sentence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/07/2011

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Thousands Of Moms Expected To Be Released From Calif. Prisons

As many as half of the 9,000 released inmates will be women with two years or less remaining on their sentence who are parents and non-violent offenders.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/13/2011

A family handout photo of the released kidnapped victim Jaycee Dugard dressed for Halloween, is shown at a news conference at the Federal Building in Los Angeles. (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

Dugard Case Spurs New Law To Limit Early Release For Calif. Parolees

A California lawmaker says that if convicted rapist Phillip Garrido had served a longer prison term, Jaycee Lee Dugard would not have lost her childhood years to captivity.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–08/03/2011

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Lindsay Lohan Released From House Arrest

Lindsay Lohan has been released from house arrest after serving 35 days for a probation violation.


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Bay Area Transit Officer Convicted In Killing Released From LA Jail

Protesters demonstrated in downtown Los Angeles after a white former San Francisco Bay area transit officer convicted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man was released from jail early Monday after serving 11 months of a two-year sentence.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/13/2011

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Report: California Freed 450 High-Risk Parolees

The California prison system’s independent inspector general says the state improperly freed more than 450 dangerous criminals without supervision last year as part of a controversial program designed to reduce prison populations and cut costs.