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  • Man sentenced to prison in fatal shooting of Mexican actor in Downey

    Man sentenced to prison in fatal shooting of Mexican actor in Downey
    A 34-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison for shooting a Mexican actor to death in his Downey home, officials said.  Larry Paul Trujillo pleaded no contest in May to the murder of 53-year-old Hermilio Franco, whom he shot...
  • Jury deadlocked in Bryan Stow suit against Dodgers told to continue

    A Los Angeles jury said Wednesday it was deadlocked over whether the Los Angeles Dodgers organization was responsible for the devastating injuries suffered by a Giants fan beaten during the 2011 home opener at Dodgers Stadium. But the judge in the...
  • Sex offender sentenced for kidnapping girl at Signal Hill park

    Sex offender sentenced for kidnapping girl at Signal Hill park
    A registered sex offender was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in prison for kidnapping an 8-year-old girl who was walking with her family in a park. Robert Sok, 28, of Long Beach, pleaded no contest to kidnapping the girl and failing to update his sex...
  • Cameron Todd Willingham's ghost won't stop haunting Rick Perry

    Rick Perry’s Cameron Todd Willingham problem won’t go away. In fact, it got worse this week. Until recently, much of the outrage over the killing of Willingham — the convicted murderer-arsonist who was very likely innocent but executed...
  • Conservatives nationwide target Tennessee Supreme Court justices

    Most elections to retain Tennessee Supreme Court justices are bland affairs, but this year, Tennesseans have been inundated with mailings, vicious campaign ads and more than $1 million of in- and out-of-state money for the battle over three of the fives...
  • 19-year-old man stabbed to death near Azusa

    19-year-old man stabbed to death near Azusa
    A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death Tuesday afternoon in an unincorporated area near Azusa, authorities said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to the 5000 block of Orange Glen Street about 3:20 p.m., according to a...
  • One-eyed man arrested in connection with double murder at 7-Eleven

    One-eyed man arrested in connection with double murder at 7-Eleven
    A one-eyed man wanted in connection with a double homicide in Panorama City was arrested on suspicion of murder after gang detectives found him at a motel a half-block away from the incident. Witnesses connected Angel Santana, 29, with the July 17...
  • Better than Kozinski's firing squads: Let the prisoners decide

    To the editor: Have prisoners been asked what they think of the death penalty? I would not be surprised if a significant portion of those with very long sentences would prefer death to "suffering many levels of hell," as Alex Kozinski, chief judge of...
  • Soledad prison inmate slips handcuffs, stabs prison guard in the head

    Soledad prison inmate slips handcuffs, stabs prison guard in the head
    A state prison guard in Soledad was stabbed in the back of the head Friday by an inmate who allegedly slipped out of his handcuffs and went at him with a handmade shank, a spokesman said. The attack happened just before 1 p.m. as two guards took 48-...
  • Oscar Pistorius tweets about love, pain and the meaning of life

    Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, broke his five-month-long social media silence Sunday, tweeting four quotes about suffering, love and pain. His tweets prompted...
  • 1 hostage, 2 suspects dead after bank robbery, chase in Stockton

    1 hostage, 2 suspects dead after bank robbery, chase in Stockton
    A hostage and both of the suspects were killed Wednesday during a wild shootout and police pursuit following a bank robbery in Stockton. TV video showed images of an SUV riddled with bullet holes when the pursuit ended. Stockton police said on...