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Jodie Foster’s Father Gets 5 Years For Defrauding Homebuyers

Jodie Foster’s estranged father was sentenced Friday to five years in jail for defrauding dozens of low-income homebuyers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2011

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Porter Ranch Man Sentenced To 7 Years Prison For Shooting NBCUniversal Executive

A Porter Ranch businessman has been sentenced to seven years in prison for fatally shooting a childhood friend who worked as an NBCUniversal executive.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/30/2011

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Murray Will Only Serve Half Of 4-Year Jail Sentence

Dr. Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s 2009 death, was sentenced Tuesday to four years behind bars. He will also lose his medical license.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2011

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What’s Wrong With this Picture?: the 3x Ax-Murderer’s New Job

Thomas McCulloch and his lover chopped up a cop, a nurse and a patient at a state hospital in England. Now, McCulloch gets to leave prison on day trips to chop up bushes and trees.


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Trucker To Get At Least 7 Years In Crash That Killed Father, Daughter

A big rig driver will be sentenced Thursday for causing an accident that killed a man and his daughter.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/08/2011

Sean Westgate #11 of the UCLA Bruins breaks up a pass intended for Jordan Cameron #84 of the USC Trojans during the first half at the Rose Bowl on December 4, 2010 in Pasadena, California. USC defeated UCLA 28-14. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Man Sentenced For Brawl Outside USC-UCLA Football Game

A Winnetka man who pleaded no contest to attempted murder charges stemming from a fight outside the Rose Bowl before the USC-UCLA football game last December was sentenced Monday to 15 years and four months in state prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/29/2011

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Jamie Pressly Sentenced To Probation For DUI Case

Actress Jaime Pressly has been sentenced to three years of informal probation after pleading no contest to drunken driving.


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Bellflower Woman Sentenced For Nearly Starving Her Dog To Death

An Orange County judge has sentenced a Bellflower woman, who let her dog nearly starve to death.



IRS Agent Gets 3 Years For Cheating On His Taxes

A California-based Internal Revenue Service agent has been sentenced to three years in prison for cheating on his taxes and must repay $127,000 to the IRS.


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Lohan Begins Serving House Arrest In Theft Case

Lindsay Lohan surrendered to authorities early Thursday morning to being serving time under home detention.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/26/2011

In this Wednesday, March 18, 2009, file photo, former California Assembly Speaker Fabian Núñez, right, and his son Esteban Núñez, left, leave a hearing in Superior Court in San Diego. (credit: AP Photo/ Denis Poroy, File)

Nunez Speaks Out On Schwarzenegger Commutation

The former Assembly speaker said that his biggest mistake and regret was interfering with his son’s legal team when Esteban Nunez was to be tried for his role in the 2008 killing of Luis Santos.


Former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger (right) and former Assembly speaker Fabian Nunez. (credit: Getty Images)

DA Wants Court To Overturn Schwarzenegger Commutation

The San Diego District Attorney has filed a civil lawsuit to try to reinstate the full 16-year sentence for Esteban Nunez.

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Mexican-Born Actress Sentenced In ‘Sham’ Marriage Case

A Mexican-born actress accused of entering a sham marriage to remain in the United States has been sentenced to 15 consecutive weekends in jail and five years on supervised release, after admitting she lied during an immigration proceeding.



Former Executive Gets 16 Months In Prison For Insider Trading

A former executive for an investor relations firm has been sentenced in Los Angeles to prison for an insider trading scheme that generated nearly $2 million in illegal profits.


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Serial Killer Sentenced To 7 Life Terms In Prison

A 74-year-old man pleaded guilty Friday to the killings of seven women in the Southland in the 1970s and 1980s and was immediately sentenced to seven life prison terms, one without the possibility of parole.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2011