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  • Cudahy arrests add salt to L.A. County area's civic wounds

    Cudahy arrests add salt to L.A. County area's civic wounds
    Just two years ago, a City Hall scandal in Bell touched off a round of community anger amid the working-class cities that hug the 710 Freeway in southeast Los Angeles County. Finally, local activists thought, their elected representatives would straighten...
  • Gigi Gordon dies at 54; crusading criminal defense lawyer

    Gigi Gordon dies at 54; crusading criminal defense lawyer
    Gigi Gordon, a crusading criminal defense lawyer who battled corrupt police and overzealous prosecutors to free dozens of prisoners who had been wrongfully convicted, committed suicide after struggling with multiple sclerosis and depression. She was 54....
  • Times endorsements: Jackie Lacey for D.A.

    Times endorsements: Jackie Lacey for D.A.
    Los Angeles County voters will soon select a new district attorney, and it likely will be their most consequential vote in years. It is hard to overstate the role that the top prosecutor of the nation's most populous county will have as California...
  • Wilbur Littlefield dies at 90; trial lawyer spent four decades with L.A. County public defender's office

    Wilbur Littlefield dies at 90; trial lawyer spent four decades with L.A. County public defender's office
    Wilbur "Bill" Littlefield, a skillful trial lawyer who spent four decades with the Los Angeles County public defender's office, including 17 years as its chief, died Saturday in Van Nuys. He was 90. He had heart and kidney ailments, said granddaughter...
  • Judge Throws Out Anna Nicole Smith's Boyfriend's Charges

    Judge Throws Out Anna Nicole Smith's Boyfriend's Charges
    A judge Thursday set aside the convictions of Anna Nicole Smith's lawyer-boyfriend, Howard K. Stern, and all but one against her psychiatrist. The multimillion-dollar, two-year prosecution of Smith's two doctors and Stern resulted in a $100 fine and...
  • 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...
  • Six accused of bribery, embezzlement in Coliseum scandal indictment

     
    6 in Coliseum corruption case indicted for bribery, embezzlement...
  • 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......