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  • Teacher accused of inappropriate conduct got job at another school

    A teacher accused of inappropriate conduct at a prestigious private school immediately got a job at another one last year, leading to internal investigations at both campuses. The teacher taught for more than a decade at Marlborough School, an elite...
  • 3 charged in alleged plot to extort $20 million from Saudi sheik

    The young Saudi man had been in Los Angeles for about a year studying English when the horrific accusations came to his door. A woman he'd met during a 2012 family trip to Vienna had come to visit him in L.A. But not long after she arrived, the woman...
  • Alarcon scheduler testifies he often spent time at Panorama City home

    Alarcon scheduler testifies he often spent time at Panorama City home
    The defense in the perjury and voter fraud trial of Richard Alarcon called the former Los Angeles City Councilman's longtime scheduler as its main witness Monday to testify that Alarcon often spent time at his Panorama City home. Alarcon and his wife...
  • Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release

     Serial rapist's search for housing underscores challenges of release
    Ending a 13-month ordeal to reintroduce him to society, a man who admitted sexually assaulting more than 40 women over about 12 years is scheduled to move this month into a small, white house in the blustery desert east of Palmdale. On a dirt road...
  • John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest

    John Duran endorses Bobby Shriver in L.A. County supervisor contest
    West Hollywood City Council member John Duran, who finished third in the June primary for Los Angeles County Supervisor, formally endorsed second-place finisher Bobby Shriver on Tuesday. At a Shriver news conference, Duran said some in the gay and...
  • Man convicted in fatal bus shooting didn't get fair trial, judges say

    — A man convicted of a 1997 gang-related murder of a Los Angeles girl riding a bus home from school must either be retried or released, a federal appeals court ordered Friday. A U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals panel ruled 2 to 1 that Randall...
  • UCLA settles claim by African American judge over traffic stop

    UCLA settles claim by African American judge over traffic stop
    UCLA has agreed to pay $500,000, including $350,000 in scholarships, to settle a claim by a prominent African American judge over alleged mistreatment and racial profiling by campus police during a traffic stop last year, officials announced Friday. Los...
  • Politicians testify against Alarcons in perjury, fraud trial

    Politicians testify against Alarcons in perjury, fraud trial
    With just a few prosecution witnesses left to call, the perjury and voter fraud case against former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon focused Tuesday on testimony from two fellow politicians. Alarcon and his wife have been accused of lying...
  • Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections

    Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections
    The way Gov. Jerry Brown sees it, California has upended the nation's practice of shortchanging the schools of poor and minority students. "Those who have the biggest challenge, they need the most money," Brown told an American Federation of Teachers...
  • Prosecution in Alarcon fraud trial focuses on activity at two homes

    Prosecution in Alarcon fraud trial focuses on activity at two homes
    With its last witnesses Friday, the prosecution in the perjury and voter fraud trial of former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon focused on what was happening at two homes owned by Alarcon and his wife in the final months before they were served...
  • L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension

    L.A. police officers vote to reject one-year contract extension
    Voicing their frustration over issues surrounding pay and discipline, Los Angeles police officers have rejected a proposed one-year contract extension that avoided raises for most workers. Officials with the Police Protective League, the union that...