LA Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas To Step Back From Council Meetings Following Corruption ChargesLos Angeles City Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas, who was indicted last week on federal bribery and conspiracy charges stemming from his time on the county Board of Supervisors, sent a letter to his colleagues Monday saying he will "immediately step back" from council and committee meetings, but he intends to remain in office and resume participating "at the earliest appropriate time."
Mayor Eric Garcetti Responds To Federal Indictment Of Councilman Mark Ridley-ThomasThe Mayor, as well as Councilman Paul Krekorian, made their comments at Thursday event in North Hollywood.
Councilman Mark Ridley-Thomas Indicted On Federal Charges Alleging Corruption, Along With Former USC DeanProsecutors contend a Ridley-Thomas relative received substantial benefits from the university in exchange for Ridley-Thomas supporting county contracts and lucrative contract amendments with the university while he served on the county board.
Woman Faces Federal Assault Charges After Allegedly Attacking Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant In MayThe incident occurred, according to prosecutors, after the flight attendant asked the woman to place her mask above her nose.
Scott Berkett, Beverly Hills Man Accused Of Trying To Hire Hitman, Ordered Held Without Bail Pending TrialA 24-year-old Beverly Hills man accused of making $13,000 in bitcoin payments to hire a supposed hitman to kill a woman he dated briefly was ordered held without bail Monday pending trial.
Beverly Hills Resident Scott Berkett Accused Of Trying To Hire Hitman To Kill Former GirlfriendA 24-year-old Beverly Hills man was arrested Friday on suspicion of attempting to hire a hitman to kill a woman he briefly dated and who had repeatedly tried to end the relationship, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Conception Dive Boat Captain Pleads Not Guilty To Seaman's Manslaughter ChargesThe captain of a Santa Barbara-based dive boat that caught fire in 2019 near Santa Cruz Island, killing 34 people, pleaded not guilty Tuesday to federal charges.
Conception Dive Boat Captain Charged With 34 Counts Of Seaman's ManslaughterThe captain of the P/V Conception, a dive boat that caught fire last year off the coast of Santa Barbara, was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury on 34 counts of seaman's manslaughter.
'Glee' Star Mark Salling Changes Lawyer In Child Porn CaseAn actor who starred on the musical dramedy "Glee" has a new lawyer to represent him in a federal child pornography case.
Criminal Charges To Be Filed Against Ex-Neighbor Of San Bernardino ShooterFederal prosecutors are expected to file criminal charges against the 24-year-old former neighbor of a radicalized couple who carried out the deadly shooting massacre in San Bernardino.
Tarzana Man Sentenced To Prison In Odometer-Rollback SchemeA Woodland Hills man was sentenced to prison Monday for his involvement in an odometer-rollback scheme.
Paris Hilton's Brother Conrad Charged With Disrupting FlightLos Angeles federal prosecutors have filed charges against Paris Hilton's brother Conrad for allegedly disrupting a flight from London.
FBI: 2 Men Face Federal Charges In Separate Serial Bank Robberies Two men that police suspect were involved in separate series of bank robberies were arrested and federally charged on Friday.
2nd Bryan Stow Attacker To Plead Guilty To Federal Weapons ChargeThe second of two men who beat Bryan Stow in a Dodger Stadium parking lot – leaving the San Francisco Giants fan with permanent brain injuries – is expected to plead guilty next week to a federal weapons charge.
OC Man Pleads Not Guilty To Passport Fraud In ISIS CaseAn Orange man Monday pleaded not guilty to federal charges after he was caught trying to board a plane using a fraudulent passport in an effort to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, or ISIS.