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Arsonist ordered to pay $8.9M for church fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles County prosecutors say a convicted arsonist has been ordered to pay $8.9 million in restitution and serve an 18-year sentence for setting a church fire in Hacienda Heights. Deputy […]

07/19/2013

James "Whitey" Bulger. (AP Photo/ U.S. Marshals Service)

Timeline of accused mobster Whitey Bulger (with photos)

An interactive timeline showing key dates in the life of accused mobster James “Whitey” Bulger, who is on trial on racketeering charges

07/18/2013

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Woman gets life for severing husband’s penis

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who cut off her husband’s penis and threw it in a garage disposal has been sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole. The Orange County […]

06/28/2013

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Homeless woman found insane in LA pushing death

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury decided Thursday that a homeless Los Angeles woman was legally insane when she pushed an 84-year-old woman from a train platform to her death. A jury delivered its verdict […]

06/20/2013

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LA County terminates foster care contract

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to terminate its contracts with a private foster care agency dogged by reports of financial misdeeds and alleged abuse of foster children. […]

06/11/2013

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Disneyland worker charged in dry-ice blasts

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors have filed a felony charge against a Disneyland employee who allegedly detonated two so-called dry-ice bombs at the theme park. Orange County district attorney’s spokeswoman Farrah Emami say 22-year-old Christian […]

05/30/2013

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Lawyer: Abortion doctor’s wife like ‘Mrs. Frankenstein’

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wife of an abortion doctor convicted of killing live babies feels she’s left “holding the bag” after he shamed the family, turned down a plea deal that would have kept her […]

05/28/2013

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Molester found slain in Corcoran prison cell

CORCORAN, Calif. (AP) — Investigators at California State Prison-Corcoran are investigating as a homicide the death of an inmate who was a convicted child molester. On Thursday corrections officials found the 63-year-old unresponsive in his […]

05/24/2013

Shawn Scott, man identified as one of the suspects in a shooting at Second Line Mother's Day parade, New Orleans. (AP Photo)

Arrests in New Orleans parade shootings cheered

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Days after a burst of gunfire brought a chaotic and bloody end to a Mother’s Day neighborhood parade in New Orleans, news of six arrests gave an organizer of the traditional […]

05/17/2013

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Teen charged with homicide by assault in ref death

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Family and friends honored the memory of a Utah soccer referee at an emotional funeral service Wednesday evening just hours after the teenager who punched him before he fell into […]

05/09/2013

OC DA to start shaming for convicted johns

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Orange County’s district attorney says he’ll fight prostitution by naming and shaming johns.

04/30/2013

DA looks for links between bomb suspect, slaying

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Investigators in a Boston suburb are looking into whether there are links between a suspect in last week’s Boston Marathon bombing and an unsolved 2011 slaying.

04/23/2013

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