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  • D.A. sends Andrea Alarcon child investigation case to Trutanich

     
    Prosecutors in L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey's office concluded that the child endangerment investigation focusing on city commissioner Andrea Alarcon does not rise to the level of felony charges -- but should be sent to the city attorney's...
  • Local professionals among those sanctioned by licensing boards

     
    These disciplinary and licensing actions were announced recently by Pennsylvania's licensing boards against professionals who live and work in the Lehigh Valley area. The information is taken verbatim from the PA Department of State's website, where you...
  • 2 ex-Coliseum workers plead not guilty to embezzlement, conspiracy

     
    Two former employees of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum pleaded not guilty Monday to theft and conspiracy charges in their first court appearance since being charged last month by city prosecutors. Ulises Luna, 33, and former payroll clerk Maria De........
  • Missouri Governor Nixon vetoes bill that nullified federal gun laws

    Missouri Governor Nixon vetoes bill that nullified federal gun laws
    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has vetoed legislation that would have made it a crime for federal agents to try to enforce gun control laws.   Nixon announced the veto Friday. He noted that the U.S. Constitution generally gives...
  • Third-striker to be released over prosecutor's objection

    A man who was serving 25 years to life in prison under the state’s three strikes law after a conviction for unlawful taking of a vehicle will be released from custody after a judge determined Monday that he does not pose an unreasonable risk of...
  • Law against mass violence threats debated

    Law against mass violence threats debated
    When a judge dismissed the case against a Crofton man accused of making mass-violence threats against co-workers, the losing prosecutors didn't criticize the judge's decision, defense attorneys or even Neil Edwin Prescott, the suspect who walked free....
  • Lindsay Lohan won't face charges in club fight case, lawyer predicts

     
    Lindsay Lohan's attorney predicted Monday the actress wouldn't face charges stemming from allegations that she assaulted a woman in New York last year. The New York case has complicated the star's legal problems in Los Angeles, where she faces charges.......
  • Actor Nick Stahl lewd conduct allegation under review

     
    Los Angeles prosecutors expect to receive an LAPD report on actor Nick Stahl's arrest on suspicion of lewd conduct at an adult movie shop in Hollywood on Monday and will then make a decision whether to file misdemeanor charges against......
  • D.A. seeks to revoke Chris Brown's probation in Rihanna beating

    L.A. County prosecutors are seeking to revoke the probation of singer Chris Brown in the 2009 beating of his then-girlfriend Rihanna and possibly send him to jail. Brown is facing new charges of driving without a driver's license and a hit-and-run...
  • Chris Brown due in court today -- twice, in different cases

    Singer Chris Brown was set to be arraigned Monday morning for two misdemeanor charges stemming from an alleged hit-and-run -- and is due back in court later in the day for another case. The first hearing, in a Van Nuys courthouse, comes from charges the...
  • Chris Brown speaks out as judge revokes probation

    Singer Chris Brown expressed outrage Monday as a judge revoked his probation in his 2009 conviction for beating then-girlfriend Rihanna after prosecutors said he violated the terms by committing an alleged hit-and-run while driving without a valid...