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  • John McCain, Pete Wilson back Kuykendall for Congress

     
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and former Gov. Pete Wilson are heading an honorary host committee for former Rep. Steven T. Kuykendall. He is one of several candidates running for the 47th Congressional District in Long Beach and Orange County....
  • 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....
  • Attorneys say new reports suggest wrongful conviction in 'Shaken Baby' case

     
    New reports from the Los Angeles County coroner's office and a prominent UCLA pediatrician have cast doubt on the reliability of forensic evidence used to convict a grandmother of shaking her 7-week-old grandson to death in Van Nuys 15 years......
  • Traffic death yields misdemeanor charge against L.A. councilman's aide

     
    Prosecutors with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's office filed misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges against a deputy to Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon who authorities say struck and killed a pedestrian while driving a...
  • Kamala Harris backs Jackie Lacey in L.A. County D.A.'s race

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has thrown her support behind Jackie Lacey in the race to become Los Angeles County's next district attorney. The endorsement was announced earlier this week by the Lacey campaign, which in recent weeks has......
  • Motorist gets seven years in fatal hit-and-run accident

     
    A La Mirada man was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison for striking and killing a 72-year-old pedestrian with his car last year, officials said. Geoffrey Matthew Rocha, 28, pleaded no contest last month to vehicular manslaughter, admitting that....
  • Jackie Lacey wins key police union backing in D.A. race

     
    The unions representing rank-and-file Los Angeles city police officers and county deputy sheriffs announced Friday that they are supporting Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey in her election campaign for district attorney. The endorsements offer a...
  • D.A., cops go for Howard Berman; some prefer Brad Sherman

     
    D.A. Steve Cooley and others backed Rep. Howard Berman at a downtown news conference Thursday. But a spokesman for Rep. Brad Sherman, Berman's main competitor for a congressional seat this year, showed up to dispute some of Berman's public safety claims.....
  • Lacey, Jackson highlight differences in D.A. race debate

     
    In one of their last debates before the November election, the two candidates for Los Angeles County district attorney strove Wednesday night to differentiate their positions. Jackie Lacey, second in command to current Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley, is...