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  • D.A. says Assessor Noguez should resign amid scandal

     
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley on Wednesday called for the resignation of Assessor John Noguez, whose office has been the target of a corruption probe. Cooley made the comments to reporters for several news organizations, a day after......
  • Assessor will keep $192,000-a-year salary while on leave

     
    Embattled Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez said Friday that he was stepping aside, taking an indefinite leave of absence in response to the wide-ranging investigation of influence peddling at his office. Noguez will continue to receive his...
  • L.A.-area arson suspect 'motivated by rage against Americans'

     
    Hollywood arson suspect Harry Burkhart was "motivated by rage against Americans" and sought to terrorize as many people as possible when he torched dozens of Los Angeles-area cars, homes and garages over New Year's weekend, the Los Angeles County...
  • L.A.-area arson suspect waged a 'campaign of terror,' D.A. says

     
    Hollywood arson suspect Harry Burkhart appeared Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court looking agitated and unkempt to face 37 felony charges of torching cars and property across a broad swath of Los Angeles over the New Year's weekend. Judge........
  • Judge won't put former Bell police chief on the stand

     
    He sat in the back of the courtroom, dressed in a dark blue suit with a dour expression. But that was the closest former Bell police Chief Randy Adams came to the witness stand Tuesday....
  • First wide-open race for D.A. since -- when? [Coffeebreak Quiz]

     
    At least six candidates, perhaps as many as eight, are running for Los Angeles County district attorney in the June 5 primary. Incumbent Steve Cooley is retiring and leaving an open seat. When was the last time that happened?...
  • First open seat for D.A. since 1964 [Coffeebreak Quiz answer]

     
    It has been 48 years since the last open-seat election for district attorney. That's when Evelle J. Younger defeated Manley Bowler to succeed William B. McKesson in the 1964 race....
  • Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey takes early lead in D.A. race

     
    Veteran L.A. County prosecutor Jackie Lacey took a quick lead in early voting returns Tuesday in the race for district attorney, with her colleague Alan Jackson narrowly edging out City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for a place in a November runoff....
  • Embattled assessor's leave of absence a ‘good thing,’ D.A. says

     
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley praised John Noguez's decision to take a leave of absence, and suggested that might aid the ongoing corruption probe into the assessor's office....
  • Verdict on a veteran judge, Joan Dempsey Klein -- 'smart, funny, fearless'

     
    Just about everyone knows at least something about the Supreme Court justices, even though they may not be as famous to most Americans as those judges on TV. But there are state benches and state judges as well as federal......
  • Trutanich: I am a liar

     
    This post has been corrected. See note below. Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich officially announced his candidacy for county district attorney Thursday. That took a good deal of chutzpah because during his 2008 campaign, he signed a pledge to......