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  • California's 'wobbler' bill on sentencing drug users makes sense

    In June, The Times editorialized in favor of a bill to make simple possession of most illegal drugs in California a “wobbler” -- punishable as either a misdemeanor or a felony. Currently, prosecutors can charge possession of cocaine, heroin...
  • Liquor store attacker gets prison term

    The Costa Mesa woman who attacked a liquor store clerk after being denied a bottle of beer pleaded guilty to felony assault with a deadly weapon and other misdemeanor charges last week. An Orange County Superior Court judge on Aug. 29 sentenced Teresa...
  • Actor Edward Furlong charged in alleged domestic violence case

     
    In the latest in a string of legal scrapes, actor Edward Furlong was charged Tuesday with misdemeanor battery, prosecutors said. The incident involving the actor, best known for his performances in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" and "American History X,"...
  • Lindsay Lohan mug shot: Latest police photo joins growing list

     
    Linday's Lohan latest mug shot is garnering lots of attention after she turned herself in to Santa Monica police following a no-contest plea to misdemeanor charges stemming from a crash on Pacific Coast Highway. The booking was largely a formality......
  • Lindsay Lohan avoids jail again with last-minute plea

     
    Lindsay Lohan avoided jail again Monday when she pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges related to a June 2012 car crash, a last-minute deal that will instead send the troubled 26-year-old to 90 days in a locked rehabilitation facility....
  • Lindsay Lohan avoids jail time but is headed to locked rehab

     
    Although prosecutors for weeks had offered Lindsay Lohan 90 days in jail or locked rehab as a plea deal, the troubled actress did not agree to the terms until the last minute. Yet prosecutors said Monday they were pleased with......
  • Lindsay Lohan finds herself back on trial, this time for lying

     
    Barring a last-minute plea deal, Lindsay Lohan on Monday will go on trial on charges that she lied to police in the wake of a car crash....
  • Lindsay Lohan has until Monday to turn herself in to police

     
    Lindsay Lohan has six days to turn herself into Santa Monica police after she pleaded no contest Monday to misdemeanor charges stemming from a June 2012 car crash....
  • Judge's advice to Lindsay Lohan: 'Don't drive'

     
    "Don't Drive." That was the advice to Lindsay Lohan from a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge as he sentenced Lindsay Lohan to 90 days in a locked rehabiltation facility on Monday for reckless driving and lying about driving a Porsche that crashed on...
  • Lindsay Lohan heads to trial in lying case after plea deal fades

     
    Lindsay Lohan's trial on charges she lied to police in the wake of a car crash is set to begin Monday -- with no signs of a last-minute plea deal. Lohan's attorney had asked that the trial be postponed, but......
  • Lindsay Lohan plea deal: 90 days in locked rehab facility

     
    Lindsay Lohan will spent 90 days in a locked rehabilitation facility as part of a last-minute plea deal the actress reached Monday, the morning she was set to go on trial on charges that she lied to police in the......