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OC Murder Conviction Tossed Over Evidence Issues

An Orange County judge has tossed a murder conviction because evidence from a jail informant wasn’t turned over to the defense.


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Judge Rejects Bid For New Michael Jackson Trial

A judge on Monday rejected a bid by Michael Jackson’s mother for a new trial in her lawsuit claiming the promoter of her son’s ill-fated comeback concerts was negligent in his death.

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Retrial Begins In Battle For Giant Emerald

A dispute over an 840-pound emerald was renewed Monday in a Los Angeles courtroom with a judge trying to decide if a businessman is the rightful owner to the gem that has been appraised at $372 million.


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Retrial In Bell Corruption Case Unlikely Until Early 2014

An effort to retry former officials of the city of Bell on misappropriation charges moved forward Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/29/2013

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Family Still Pursues Justice For Woman’s Murder Decades Later

A SoCal woman was beaten with a beer bottle, raped and stabbed to death and, nearly 30 years later, her family is still looking for justice.


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Ventura Co. Prosecutors Moving Forward With McInerney Retrial

Ventura County prosecutors are moving forward in the retrial of a teenager accused of murdering a gay classmate three years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/05/2011

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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.