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  • Perjury, fraud charges refiled against Richard Alarcon and wife

     
    Moving swiftly after a judge dismissed its case, the district attorney's office refiled 24 perjury and voter-fraud charges late Thursday afternoon against Councilman Richard Alarcon and his wife, Flora Montes De Oca Alarcon. The new charges make the...
  • State attorney general says LAPD impound policy is legal

     
    The Attorney General’s opinion issued this week says that a police department can establish guidelines allowing an impounded vehicle to be released in less than 30 days. “In our view, it is entirely appropriate for various agencies to adapt...
  • Carmen Trutanich's request for probe of D.A.'s office rejected

     
    This post has been corrected. See the note below for details. The California attorney general's office announced Thursday that it plans to take no further action in response to Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich's call to investigate what he......
  • Supervisor calls on embattled Noguez to resign

     
    A Los Angeles County supervisor called Tuesday for Assessor John Noguez to resign....
  • Assessor corruption probe widening, grand jury expected, D.A. says

     
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Tuesday that the corruption investigation of Assessor John Noguez has grown to include other individuals and that he intends to seek grand jury indictments in the near future....
  • Trutanich seeks probe of district attorney's office [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich asked state authorities Friday to investigate what he called "suspicious political activity" in the district attorney's office, including how his personnel file from his work as a county prosecutor during the...
  • $172 million in property values unlawfully lowered, D.A. says

     
    A former Los Angeles County property appraiser was taken into custody in Oregon on Monday, accused of falsifying documents and unlawfully lowering property values by $172 million on multimillion-dollar homes and businesses. Scott Schenter, 49, allegedly...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey leads in L.A. County D.A. race

     
    Veteran L.A. County prosecutor Jackie Lacey held a comfortable lead Tuesday in her bid to become the county's first African American and first female district attorney, with her colleague Alan Jackson narrowly edging out City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for a....