'Corrupt Lawyer' Michael Avenatti Arrested In Alleged Nike Extortion SchemeNewport Beach attorney Michael Avenatti was arrested on charges of bank fraud, embezzling a client's money and attempting to extort more than $20 million from athletic equipment giant Nike
Celebrity Attorney Mark Geragos Named Co-Conspirator In Avenatti Extortion Case; CNN Cuts TiesGeragos appeared on CNN this month to discuss the case against his client Jussie Smollett, an actor accused of fabricating a racist, anti-gay attack in Chicago.
Nationally Recognized LAUSD Teacher Faces Termination In Wake Of Misconduct ProbeLos Angeles Unified school district officials have voted to fire a nationally recognized teacher following a misconduct investigation, according to reports Thursday.
Valencia Woman Files Suit Alleging She Was Punched By Police In Front Of Her KidsA Valencia woman has sued the city of Carlsbad and several of its officers over allegations that she was pinned to the ground and punched by police in 2013.
LAUSD 'Will Not Be Rushed' Into Deciding Teacher's Fate Despite Threat Of LawsuitRafe Esquith, a teacher at Hobart Elementary in Koreatown, became the subject of controversy after a fellow teacher reportedly complained about Esquith reciting a passage from Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” in the classroom.
Judge Dismisses 2 Remaining Counts Against Man Whose Rottweiler Fatally Shot By Hawthorne PoliceVideo of the dog being shot (at least four shots were fired) went viral and sparked international outrage.
Chris Brown's Lawyer Asks Judge To Block Jail Transfer Chris Brown's attorney has asked a Los Angeles judge to block an order that would transfer the jailed R&B singer to Washington, D.C., for his upcoming misdemeanor assault trial.
Family Of Man Who Died After Falling Out Of Party Bus On 101 Freeway Files SuitThe family of a 24-year-old man who was killed last September when he fell out the door of a party bus on the Hollywood (101) Freeway has filed a wrongful death suit.
Judge Says Chris Brown Should Remain In TreatmentA judge says Chris Brown should remain in a rehabilitation facility and turned down a prosecutor's motion to have the R&B singer jailed over an arrest in Washington, D.C. last year.
Chris Brown Heading To Rehab After Assault ChargeTroubled singer Chris Brown is heading to rehab a day after he was released from jail following his arrest for allegedly punching another man.
Chris Brown Calls LA District Attorney 'Racist' In Twitter Rant Chris Brown called the LA District Attorney "racist" in a Twitter posting late Thursday.
State Sen. Ron Calderon Promises He’ll Be Cleared In FBI ProbeDemocratic State Sen. Ron Calderon of Montebello returned to the Capitol Monday, nearly a week after FBI agents searched his Sacramento offices to investigate alleged criminal wrongdoing.
FBI Looking At State Sen. Ron Calderon's Water LegislationA Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the alleged criminal wrongdoing of California state Sen. Ron Calderon was reportedly in connection to legislation he introduced for a Los Angeles-area water district that used his brother as a consultant.
Conrad Murray's Defense, Judge Spar Over Witnesses A judge overseeing the upcoming Michael Jackson trial questioned defense attorneys Thursday about why they were not preparing reports and statements on possible witnesses and said he may penalize them if more information isn't turned over to prosecutors.
Judge To Consider New Lawyer For Conrad MurrayThe judge overseeing the case of the doctor charged in Michael Jackson's death will hear arguments Thursday on whether a new attorney with ties to the singer should be allowed to join the defense team.