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Former City Councilman Richard Alarcon (R) and Flora Montes de Oca Alarcon entered not guilty pleas in October 2012 on perjury and voter fraud charges. (CBS)

Ex-Councilman Alarcon, Wife Found Guilty On Perjury, Voter Fraud Charges

A former Los Angeles City Councilman and his wife Wednesday were convicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud, but cleared on several other counts.

07/23/2014

Hundreds came to rally on the anniversary of the controversial George Zimmerman verdict a year ago. (credit: CBS)

Rally Held In Crenshaw In Support Of Trayvon Martin On Anniversary Of Zimmerman Verdict

In Los Angeles Saturday, a large group of about 200 — including stars like Kobe Bryant — rallied for peace and justice.

07/19/2014

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Bryan Stow Awarded $18M In Dodger Stadium Assault

Jurors awarded about $18 million in damages to Giants fan Bryan Stow in a verdict that found negligence of the Dodgers organization caused “substantial harm” to Stow.

07/09/2014

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$19M Judgment Upheld Against ‘Girls Gone Wild’ Founder

An appellate court has upheld a $19 million judgment against “Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis in a slander case filed over his claims that casino mogul Steve Wynn threatened to kill him.

06/23/2014

(L-R) Jonathan Jarrell, Steven Aguirre and Clifford Henry were arrested in January in connection with recklessly starting a campfire that allegedly sparked the nearly 1,900-acre Colby Fire. (Photo credit: Glendora Police Department)

Jury Convicts 2 Men Accused Of Starting Colby Fire

A federal jury Friday returned guilty verdicts on all counts against two men for starting the Colby Fire earlier this year.

05/16/2014

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Ex-Fullerton Officers Found Not Guilty In Beating Death Of Kelly Thomas

An eight-woman, four-man jury found two former Fullerton police officers not guilty in the beating death of a homeless man.

01/13/2014

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Calif. Judge Ups Lead Paint Verdict To $1.15B

A California judge has increased by $50 million the amount that paint makers will have to pay into a fund to remove lead paint from homes across the state.

01/08/2014

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OC Bible Study Leader Convicted Of Sexually Molesting 2 Young Male Relatives

A self-appointed pastor who hosted regular “church” meetings and Bible studies in his Westminster home was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting two young male relatives.

11/27/2013

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Conrad Murray Says He Cried When He Heard Verdict In Jackson Wrongful Death Trial

Conrad Murray, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter in Michael Jackson’s death, is speaking out one day after a jury cleared AEG Live of wrongdoing in the pop star’s demise.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2013

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AEG Cleared Of Wrongdoing In Michael Jackson’s Death

The 12-person jury found that AEG Live did hire Dr. Conrad Murray to care for Jackson but did not find the physician unfit or incompetent.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2013

Katherine Jackson sketched during AEG trial (credit: CBS)

Jury Instructions Read In Michael Jackson Wrongful Death Suit

A judge issued jury instructions Monday in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of the late Michael Jackson against entertainment promoter AEG Live.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2013

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Elderly Man’s Alleged Beating By MTA Bus Driver Caught On Video

A jury in Long Beach is deliberating a verdict in the case of an alleged beating of an elderly wheelchair-bound man by a Metropolitan Transportation Authority bus driver more than three years ago.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013

George Zimmerman was found not guilty by a jury. (credit: Joe Burbank/Getty Images News/Pool)

11 Arrested When Zimmerman Protest Turns Violent In San Bernardino

Police said a march protesting the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin turned violent in San Bernardino Thursday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/19/2013

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Would Zimmerman Acquittal Spark Riots? LA Author Says ‘No’

As the nation awaits the jury’s verdict in the George Zimmerman trial, one Southland author and commentator said Friday he believes local reaction to the case is unlikely to result in violence.

07/12/2013

Bell California City Council Members Arraigned On Corruption Charges

5 Of 6 Defendants Found Guilty In Bell Corruption Trial

Jurors have convicted five of the six defendants in the Bell corruption trial, but remain deadlocked on 10 charges.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/20/2013

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