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Former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo in court in Los Angeles, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Irfan Khan, Pool, file)

Disgraced Bell administrator Rizzo in court today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Robert A. Rizzo, the disgraced former top administrator in the city of Bell, made his first court appearance today since agreeing agreed to plead guilty to federal charges in a scheme […]

12/23/2013

Phillip Chism is led into the court room at his arraignment in Salem Superior Court, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Salem, Mass. (AP Photo/The Eagle-Tribune, Paul Bilodeau, Pool)

Mass. teen pleads not guilty to killing teacher

SALEM, Mass. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy pleaded not guilty to murder, aggravated rape and armed robbery charges Wednesday in the killing of his high school math teacher. Philip Chism is accused in the Oct. […]

12/04/2013

Former Bell City Administrator Robert Rizzo in court in Los Angeles, March 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Irfan Khan, Pool, file)

Lawyer complains about ex-Bell official’s plea

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney in a municipal corruption case that nearly bankrupted a struggling Los Angeles suburb complained bitterly in court Friday about a judge’s decision to allow the chief defendant to plead […]

10/04/2013

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Life in prison for NJ chemist who poisoned husband

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) – A Chinese-born chemist who worked for a decade for one of America’s biggest pharmaceutical companies was a cold, calculating murderer who poisoned her husband rather than let him divorce her, […]

09/30/2013

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Jurors hear legal instructions in Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jurors in a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against concert giant AEG Live LLC heard legal instructions Monday on the eve of final arguments in the 21-week civil trial. […]

09/23/2013

Jamie McCourt (AP Photo)

Judge denies request to toss McCourt divorce deal

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge denied a motion Monday by former Dodgers CEO Jamie McCourt to throw out a $131 million divorce settlement that she argued was invalid because she believes she was misled […]

09/09/2013

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Judge dismisses AEG execs from Jackson lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge has dismissed two executives from a negligence lawsuit filed by Michael Jackson’s mother against the promoters of his planned comeback concerts. Superior Court Judge Yvette Palazuelos ruled Monday that […]

09/09/2013

Katherine Jackson (AP Photo)

Testimony by Jackson’s mother to resume on Monday

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Questioning of Michael Jackson’s mother has been suspended after a judge determined she needed a break for the weekend. Katherine Jackson testified for about 10 minutes in an afternoon session before […]

07/19/2013

Paris Jackson, daughter of late Michael Jackson. (AP Photo)

Judge taking no action in Jackson guardianship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said Tuesday that he will make no changes to the guardianship of Michael Jackson’s three children after receiving an investigator’s report on their well-being and meeting with attorneys for […]

06/25/2013

Former Calif. prosecutor facing ethics charges

WOODLAND, Calif. (AP) — A former Northern California prosecutor is facing ethics charges over statements his campaign made about a rival for superior court judge.

02/15/2013

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