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  • 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...
  • LAPD: New impound law shows 'compassion' for illegal immigrants

     
    Calling it an act of “humanity” and “compassion” toward the city's illegal immigrants, the Los Angeles Police Commission on Tuesday approved a controversial plan to limit the cases in which police officers impound vehicles of...
  • Former L.A. County appraiser arraigned on 60 felony counts

     
    A former appraiser in the Los Angeles County Assessor's Office pleaded not guilty Friday. He was charged with 60 felony counts....
  • 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......
  • Don't seek the death penalty

    Don't seek the death penalty
    When James Lee Crummel hanged himself last month, very few mourned his passing. A child molester who kidnapped, sexually abused and murdered a 13-year-old boy in 1979, Crummel was on death row in San Quentin when he took his own life using an extension...
  • 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.....
  • Audit finds Rizzo got Bell funds

    Apparently acting without City Council approval, Bell spent nearly $95,000 to repay loans that then-City Manager Robert Rizzo made to himself from his retirement accounts, a draft state audit reviewed by The Times shows. The auditors found no evidence...
  • 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......