LA County Court Order Delays Non-Jury Trials Into Fall; Civil Jury Trials Postponed Until Next YearSome criminal trials that do not require a jury may be able to start as early as September, but civil jury trials will be postponed into January under a new order issued by Presiding Judge Kevin C. Brazile.
LA County Expands Audio, Video Court Appearances To All Criminal CourtroomsHearings via audio and video provided by Webex have been in place in 32 courtrooms throughout the county since April. The service will expand to nearly two dozen courthouses Monday.
Due Dates For Traffic Tickets, Minor Infractions Extended 90 DaysThe due dates for traffic tickets and minor infractions have been pushed back 90 days, and many citations can be resolved online or by phone, the Los Angeles Superior Court announced Monday.
Coronavirus: LA Courts Partially Reopen Friday For 'Essential' Functions36 of the 38 courthouses reopened Friday, but all civil and criminal jury and non-jury trials remained suspended.
Outdoor Kiosks Now Available For Traffic Ticket PaymentsPaying for a traffic ticket no longer means having to take time from work to stand in a line, waiting anxiously for an open window inside the courthouse.
Prominent LA County Judge Killed While Crossing Street In Pico-Robertson AreaFriends and family were mourning the loss Tuesday night of man who served as a judge in Los Angeles County.
Doctor Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison After Pleading No Contest To Sexually Molesting PatientsA jury earlier convicted Arturo Vargas, 44, of two counts of felony sexual exploitation.
Baby Born In Los Angeles CourthouseA woman has given birth in the hallway of a downtown Los Angeles courthouse.
Expert Doubts V. Stiviano Contributed $1M Toward Duplex That Shelly Sterling Argues Is Communal PropertyThe trial has put the Sterlings and V. Stiviano together in the same room about a year after the recording of Donald Sterling telling Stiviano not to publicly associate with blacks culminated with his lifetime ban from the NBA and the record $2 billion sale of the team.
Attorneys Say They Are Ready For Hearing In Sharper's Alleged Rape CaseLawyers say they are ready for a preliminary hearing next week for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper on charges that he drugged and raped two women in Los Angeles County.
Court Commemorates 1946 'Mendez V. Westminster' Trial For Hispanic Heritage MonthA 1946 case that helped to dissolve the path of segregation in California schools was commemorated Monday by the Los Angeles Superior Court, as well as by one of the plaintiffs in the historic case.
Family Files Wrongful Death Suit In Alhambra Police Station ShootingThe family of a 35-year-old man who was fatally shot by officers at the Alhambra police station has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
5 Accused Of Torching Long Beach Man's RV After Beating Him To Death Plead Not GuiltyAuthorities said Thursday that five people accused in the beating death of a 60-year-old Long Beach man have pleaded not guilty.
Man Files Suit After Allegedly Getting Hurt While Building Tongue-Shaped Slide For Miley TourA man is suing a Santa Fe Springs-based equipment supply company after he allegedly got hurt while helping to build a fabricated tongue-shaped slide for a Miley Cyrus tour.
LA Judge Acquitted Of Battery In Dispute With Woman Over Dog WasteA jury Thursday acquitted a Los Angeles Superior Court judge of misdemeanor battery in connection to a dispute over the disposal of dog waste.