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  • Former CEO of CalPERS pleads guilty to fraud, corruption charge

    A former chief executive of the country's biggest public pension fund admitted that he took more than $250,000 in bribes and other valuable gifts from a friend and co-defendant in an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the pension investment world five...
  • Florida movie theater shooter wins release from jail on bond

    TAMPA Fla. (Reuters) - A retired Florida police officer charged with murder in the shooting death of a fellow moviegoer during a dispute over texting is expected to go home on Friday night after being released from jail on bond, his lawyer said. Bail was...
  • Shooting of trooper's dog, burglary nets 23-year sentence

    Shooting of trooper's dog, burglary nets 23-year sentence
    Ivins Rosier blamed drugs and alcohol for turning him into a person who, at age 16, would be charged with breaking into a Florida Highway Patrol trooper's home near West Palm Beach and shooting his retired police dog. "That's not the person that I am,"...
  • Former councilman sentenced to a year in Bell corruption scandal

     Former councilman sentenced to a year in Bell corruption scandal
    One of the former council members blamed for the corruption that left one of Los Angeles County's poorest cities headed toward bankruptcy was sentenced Friday to a year in the county jail, but he could be a free man in just weeks. George Mirabal is...
  • Village's new cop fired in 1st week on job, then arrested

    Village's new cop fired in 1st week on job, then arrested
    In the days after he started work as a police officer in a small McHenry County village, Ryszard Kopacz was fired, investigated by the state police, arrested and charged with several felonies. Kopacz had been on the job less than a week when a...
  • Lawyers for Colorado theater gunman oppose videotaping sanity exam

    DENVER (Reuters) - Attorneys for an accused mass murderer who claims he was insane when he shot 12 moviegoers to death at a Colorado cinema two years ago oppose the videotaping of their client as he undergoes a new psychiatric examination, court records...
  • LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks

    LAUSD asks judge to OK teacher abuse settlement after family balks
    The Los Angeles Unified School District on Friday requested that a judge approve a settlement agreement with the family of a student who alleged that he was molested by a onetime Telfair Elementary School teacher. District officials contend that they...
  • U.S. appeals court sides with gay marriage proponents in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court on Friday denied Utah's bid to further block legal recognition of about 1,300 same-sex weddings performed after the state's gay marriage ban was briefly lifted by a federal judge in December. But the 10th...
  • Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

    — A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall...
  • UCLA settles claim by African American judge over traffic stop

    UCLA settles claim by African American judge over traffic stop
    UCLA has agreed to pay $500,000, including $350,000 in scholarships, to settle a claim by a prominent African American judge over alleged mistreatment and racial profiling by campus police during a traffic stop last year, officials announced Friday. Los...
  • Belvin Perry went beyond his courtroom to make a difference

    Belvin Perry went beyond his courtroom to make a difference
    When Judge Belvin Perry announced last week that he was soon leaving office, the world took notice. For the wrong reasons. Yes, Orange County's chief judge achieved worldwide fame for deftly presiding over the grotesque mix of tragedy and...