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Man faces year in prison, $250k fine for pointing laser at helicopter

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Colorado man is facing a possible year in prison and a $250,000 fine today after he pleaded guilty to aiming a laser pointer at Los Angeles County sheriff’s helicopters and […]

07/26/2013

Feds: Traditional probe used in Ill. terror case

CHICAGO (AP) — Prosecutors haven’t denied that an expanded U.S. phone and internet surveillance program triggered an investigation that led to terrorism charges against a Chicago-area teenager, a defense attorney said Thursday. Thomas Durkin told […]

06/13/2013

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Ky. man admits to secretly recording McConnell

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has admitted to secretly recording a private campaign meeting between Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and his aides earlier this year. Curtis Morrison of Louisville made the […]

05/31/2013

LA-area doctor indicted for illegal prescriptions

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor has been indicted on charges he allegedly wrote more than 1,200 prescriptions for powerful painkillers after a federal order revoked his authority to prescribe the drugs. […]

05/13/2013

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5 charged in CA immigration scam

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four federal law enforcement officers were charged with accepting cash, a TV, and plane tickets among bribes dating back more than a decade to help dozens of foreigners enter the country, […]

05/08/2013

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L.A. man gets 2½ years for laser at aircraft

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 2½ years in prison after pleading guilty to pointing a laser at a police helicopter and a small plane.

03/26/2013

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10 arrested in major So. Calif. pot growing ring

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have arrested 10 people for their alleged roles in a drug conspiracy that involved marijuana growing houses across Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.

03/21/2013

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New York cop convicted in cannibalism plot

NEW YORK (AP) — Defense lawyers say all Internet users should worry that their online words can end up in federal court after a jury concluded that a New York police officer’s plans to kidnap, kill and eat young women he knew were more than Internet chatter.

03/13/2013

Doctor gets year in prison for $11M Medicare fraud

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor has been sentenced to prison for an $11 million Medicare scheme that paid kickbacks to patients recruited on Skid Row.

12/19/2012

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One of US richest finds himself on the NY hot seat

NEW YORK (AP) — Steven A. Cohen may not be a household name, but he’s made a name for himself. In finance, fine art and sports, he’s had an extraordinary run of success and has amassed assets worth more than $8 billion.

12/02/2012

Man sentenced in laser pointing case

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Los Angeles man who pointed a laser at a Los Angeles Police Department helicopter was sentenced today to one year in county jail and two years probation. Superior Court Judge […]

11/01/2012

Canadian man indicted in alleged 'Grandparent Scam' arrested at LAX

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A Canadian man accused of taking part in a scheme to dupe Southland grandparents into believing their grandchildren or other relatives were in danger in foreign countries and immediately required money […]

10/26/2012

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