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  • D.A.: Conrad Murray unlikely to serve 'appropriate' sentence

     
    It is unlikely that Dr. Conrad Murray will serve a lengthy stint behind bars, L.A. County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley said Monday after the physician’s conviction in the death of Michael Jackson. Cooley said legislation that calls for some state......
  • D.A. Cooley's office won't file misdemeanors against Kinde Durkee

     
    Los Angeles County prosecutors said Thursday they will not pursue misdemeanor charges against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee for allegedly claiming to be an accountant when she did not have a license. Durkee already has been charged in federal court...
  • 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....
  • 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......
  • Councilman Zine criticizes candidate's negative campaign for D.A.

     
    Los Angeles City Councilman Dennis Zine announced Monday that he had pulled his endorsement of county prosecutor Alan Jackson in this year’s election for district attorney and faulted Jackson for running what he described as a campaign aimed at &#...
  • Doctor faces three murder charges over painkiller prescriptions

     
    Doctor faces three murder charges over painkiller prescriptions...