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LA Gang Member Facing Life For 4 1990s Killings

A former Los Angeles gang leader who took part in a 1990s kidnapping and murder spree has been sentenced to 218 years to life in prison.

CBS Los Angeles–08/24/2012

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Jury Urges Death In Murders Over Paternity Results

A California jury has recommended the death penalty for a man convicted of murdering his wife and her daughter after a paternity test showed he wasn’t the child’s father.

08/10/2012

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Death Penalty Sought For Gang Member Convicted Of Murdering Football Star

Prosecutors on Tuesday sought the death penalty for Pedro Espinoza, who was convicted last week of killing Jamiel Shaw.

CBS Los Angeles–05/15/2012

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Former LAPD Detective Sentenced To 27 Years In Prison For 1986 Love Triangle Murder

Retired LAPD detective Stephanie Lazarus is scheduled to be sentenced Friday in a decades-old love triangle murder.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/11/2012

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Man Sentenced In Human Smuggler Murder Case

An Orange County judge has sentenced a man to 25 years to life in prison for the murder and attempted murder of two smugglers of illegal immigrants during a human-trafficking exchange.

03/17/2012

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$100K Arrest Warrant Issued After Griffin O’Neal Misses Sentencing Hearing

A $100,000 arrest warrant has been issued for Griffin O’Neal after the 47-year-old son of actor Ryan O’Neal missed a sentencing hearing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2012

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Ex-Covina Police Worker Guilty Of Stealing $342,000

A former records supervisor with the Covina Police Department has pleaded guilty to stealing $342,000 and hiding a drunken-driving report that involved her son-in-law.

12/23/2011

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Actress Foster’s Estranged Dad, 89, Convicted As ‘Bernie Madoff Of Sherman Oaks’

The estranged elderly father of actress Jodie Foster was convicted of bilking thousands of dollars from homeowners in a home-building scheme.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/07/2011

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Man Sentenced To 17 Years For Brutal Kidnapping

A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for participating in the brutal kidnapping of a man who was shot, beaten and held captive for days while his tormentors tried to negotiate a $1 million ransom payment.

04/26/2011

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Lawmakers Push For Inmates To Notify Families Of Early Release

Legislation calling for prisoners applying for early release to notify prosecutors and families 30 days before the governor can act is one step closer to becoming law.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/23/2011

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Chandra Levy’s Killer Sentenced

The man convicted of killing Washington intern Chandra Levy nearly a decade ago has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/11/2011

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Sentencing Postponed In Ralphs Overcharging Case

Sentencing in the overcharging case against Ralphs Grocery Co. has been postponed until March.

02/09/2011

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Convicted Killer Gets 88 Years Added To Life Sentence For Strangling 2 Cellmates

An inmate already serving a no-parole life prison term was sentenced Tuesday to an additional 88 years to life for strangling two cellmates.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/08/2011

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Marine Sentenced to Prison For Fraud

A Camp Pendleton Marine has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after pleading guilty to fraud charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2011

LA Business Owner Gets Prison Time For Medicare Fraud

The owner of a medical equipment company who pleaded guilty to one count of health care fraud has been sentenced to 46 months in prison.

10/05/2010

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