Presiding Judge Extends Deadlines For LA Criminal TrialsThe presiding judge of Los Angeles County's court system issued an order Thursday authorizing a new set of emergency continuances in criminal cases as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Santa Ana Police Officer, Steven Lopez, Pleads Guilty To Federal Bribery ChargeA Santa Ana police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday to accepting $128,000 in bribes from a person who was seeking to obstruct law enforcement activities against his illegally operating businesses in Orange County.
Judge Rules LA Tattoo Parlors Will Remain ClosedTattoo parlors in Torrance and Long Beach will remain closed during regional stay-at-home orders issued by Gov. Gavin Newsom, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, denying a bid by attorneys to reopen them.
Man Charged With Murder In Body Dumpster CaseThe Orange County man accused of killing a mother of three and then dumping her body in a trash bin came face-to-face with a judge Friday.
Judge Tentatively Rules Against High-Speed Rail OpponentsA judge has tentatively rejected arguments by the opponents of California's high-speed rail project that the state is improperly spending voter-approved bond money.
Colorado Judge Denies Defense Request To Test Murdered Mother, Children For DNAAutopsies were completed Friday on Shanann Watts, 34, and her daughters, 4-year-old Bella and 3-year-old Celeste.
Judge Orders Man's Mouth Taped Shut During His SentencingAn Ohio judge had enough of being repeatedly interrupted by a chatty defendant and had the man's mouth taped shut during a sentencing hearing.
Judge Who Gave Light Sentence In Brock Turner Case Removed By VotersVoters recalled a California judge over a sexual assault sentence that garnered national attention.
Parents Go To Court To Boot 30-Year-Old Son From HomeIn a real-life case of "Failure to Launch," an upstate New York judge Tuesday ordered a 30-year-old man to move out of his parents' house after they went to court to have him ejected.
CA Appeals Court Plans Review Of Its Workplace Rules After ClaimsThe nation's largest federal appeals court has announced plans to review its workplace protections following the resignation of a judge facing sexual misconduct allegations.
Prominent CA Circuit Judge Accused Of Sexual MisconductAppellate court judge Alex Kozinski's Former clerk claims he asked her to look at pornographic images on several occasions in his chambers.
Target To Remain Unfinished After Judge Rules No To Resuming ConstructionThe city first gave Target permission to build on the site in 2012.
Lawmakers Denounce Trump After Candidate's Comments On Federal JudgeLeaders from L.A.'s African-American and Mexican-American communities spoke out Friday against presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the wake of Trump's comments suggesting that a federal judge is not qualified to preside over a case because of his Mexican heritage.
Judge Gives Torrance ExxonMobil Refinery Go-Ahead To Restart Operations, Rebuffing Environmental Group's EffortsA Los Angeles judge Monday rebuffed an effort by an environmental group to delay the planned restart of the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance that was damaged by an explosion more an a year ago.
Judge Orders Force-Feeding Of Anaheim Man In Islamic State CaseA federal judge has ordered the force-feeding of a California man suspected of trying to aid the Islamic State group.