03, Apr 2015 - Pomona, CA Pomona Shooting: Arrest Warrant Issued For LAPD Officer Henry Solis In Nightclub Homicide Investiga
An ongoing homicide investigation led California authorities to issue an arrest warrant Monday for Henry Solis, a rookie Los Angeles Police Department officer who allegedly shot and killed a 23-year-old man outside a nightclub in Pomona, California, early Friday and has since gone missing. Solis was off-duty when the fatal shooting occurred and failed to show up for work Saturday, the Los ...
14, Jan 2015 - Roman Polanski Seeks Hearing to Close Statutory Rape Case
Director Roman Polanski‘s lawyer filed a legal document with a Los Angeles County Superior Court seeking a hearing to close his four-decade-old sex abuse case. Massachusetts lawyer Alan M. Dershowitz, who also asked permission to represent Polanski in California, alleges prosecutors provided false information in a recent extradition attempt of Polanski, and a Superior Court judge had a secret ...
12, Oct 2014 - Press Gaggle by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, 10/10/2014
Los Angeles, California 11:11 A.M. PDT MR. SCHULTZ: Thank you for joining us this morning. Later today, the President will deliver remarks in Los Angeles County at the Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park, where he will announce that he will use his executive authority under the Antiquities Act to designate approximately 346,000 acres of national forest land in the San Gabriel Mountains in Los ...
12, Oct 2014 - Sentencing brings call for state senator to resign - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California state Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Friday to three months in prison for lying about where he lived when he ran for office and leaders of the Senate said he should resign immediately.
11, Oct 2014 - Riverside, CA Hilary Potashner appointed federal public defender for L.A. region
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has appointed a career public defender to the post of federal public defender for the Central District of California, which is based in Los Angeles.
11, Oct 2014 - San Francisco, CA California to provide $3M in legal services for unaccompanied immigrant children
A sketch of a 17-year-old boy from Mexico who appeared recently in immigration court in Los Angeles. A bill signed by Gov. Jerry Brown is to provide $3 million to nonprofits for legal assistance to child migrants. But it’s not expected to ease pressure on backlogged immigration courts.
11, Oct 2014 - Riverside, CA Two convicted in California of conspiring to join al Qaeda
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two men accused of seeking to join al Qaeda and training to carry out attacks on U.S. military bases and personnel in the Middle East were convicted on federal charges in California Thursday after a trial of more than six weeks, prosecutors said. A U.S. District Court jury in Riverside, California, found Sohiel Omar Kabir, 36, guilty of conspiring to ...
11, Oct 2014 - Glendale, CA Backing Integrity: Law Enforcement Leaders Back John Morris For Los Angeles County Assessor
Los Angeles County Police Chiefs Association and the California Correctional Peace Officers Association Announce Their Backing For Head Deputy District Attorney John Morris to Maintain $1.1 Trillion Property Assessment Roll (PRWeb October 11, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/10/prweb12233609.htm
11, Oct 2014 - Judge to rule on LA high school scheduling issues
A judge is expected to rule whether the state of California has to immediately intervene to fix a slew of alleged scheduling and instruction problems that have caused students at a Los Angeles high school to lose out on...
11, Oct 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Noted California Appellate Lawyer Jules Zeman Joins McKenna Long as Partner in Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- McKenna Long & Aldridge has made a noteworthy addition to its national appellate and product liability practices with the arrival of prominent California-based trial lawyer Jules Zeman. He is the third new partner to join McKenna's LA office in the past month. Mr. Zeman was previously head of the Appellate Practice Group in the Los Angeles office of a ...
10, Oct 2014 - California woman freed after 17 years, declared innocent of murder
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A 59-year-old California woman who spent 17 years in prison for murder was ordered freed on Friday by a judge who said she was wrongly convicted on the basis of testimony by a woman known to be a habitual liar, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday. The case against Susan Mellen, who was found guilty in 1998 of killing her ex-boyfriend the year before, was thrown out ...
10, Oct 2014 - Torrance, CA Woman exonerated in US murder case after 17 years
TORRANCE, California (AP) A woman who spent 17 years in prison after being convicted of murder in the death of a homeless man was exonerated Friday by a Los Angeles County judge who said she should not spend another minute behind...
10, Oct 2014 - Torrance, CA Woman convicted of California murder exonerated after 17 years in prison
A woman who spent 17 years in prison after being convicted of murder in the death of a homeless man was exonerated Friday by a Los Angeles County judge who said she should not spend another minute behind bars.
10, Oct 2014 - Torrance, CA Woman who denied killing ex-boyfriend freed after 17 years
Frances Burns LOS ANGELES, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- A woman who spent 17 years in a California prison for killing an ex-boyfriend was freed after a judge found the key prosecution witness was a habitual liar.
09, Oct 2014 - Poway, CA State needs a 'grand bargain' on teachers' effectiveness, obstacles
Unless it's overturned on appeal, the Los Angeles Superior Court's June decision in Vergara vs. California making it much easier to fire teachers will hurt students if lawmakers, unions and other state education leaders don't move beyond its limited focus and address the many factors that...
09, Oct 2014 - Sirius, VirnetX, Hershey, Sauce: Intellectual Property
In a ruling against Sirius XM Holdings Inc., a federal judge in Los Angeles said that a California law covering ownership of the copyrights to pre-1972 sound recordings didn’t limit the owners’ rights to control public performances of the works.
09, Oct 2014 - Judge tells state to fix problems at Los Angeles's Jefferson High School
A judge is ordering California education officials to get involved in fixing scheduling and class assignment problems that he says have unconstitutionally deprived students at a Los Angeles high school of weeks of learning time this fall.
09, Oct 2014 - California cities crack down on ride-sharing firms
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action by district attorneys in San Francisco and Los Angeles.
09, Oct 2014 - Judge tells state to fix problems at L.A. school
A judge is ordering California education officials to get involved in fixing scheduling and class assignment problems that he says have unconstitutionally deprived students at a Los Angeles high school of weeks of learning...
09, Oct 2014 - Los Angeles, CA California juvenile camp therapist pleads not guilty to molesting teen
(Reuters) - A former California juvenile detention camp therapist has pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy whom she was treating, the Los Angeles County prosecutor said on Wednesday. Ana Patricia Moennich faces up to six years in state prison if convicted of having "sexual relations" with the boy during therapy sessions between April and November 2013 at Camp Mendenhall ...
08, Oct 2014 - Ridesharing firms face legal threat from San Francisco, Los Angeles: WSJ
(Reuters) - District attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles have accused ridesharing service Sidecar Inc of violating California business law and threatened an injunction on its service, the Wall ...
08, Oct 2014 - Van Nuys, CA Amanda Bynes DUI Arrest: Troubled Actress Charged With Misdemeanor
Amanda Bynes was arrested for drunk driving around 3 a.m. Sunday in Los Angeles, said the California Highway Patrol, which confirmed the arrest to E! News . The 28-year-old actress was charged with a misdemeanor DUI and released on $15,000 bail around 12:45 Sunday afternoon from the police station in Van Nuys, about 12 miles northwest of Hollywood.
08, Oct 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Phil Spector shows toll of prison, as startling recent photos released
LOS ANGELES—Two newly released photos of Phil Spector show the toll of age and prison on the once flamboyant music legend. The most recent photo shows a bald, sombre-looking 73-year-old Spector staring straight into the camera on Oct. 28, 2013. An earlier photo of a smiling Spector is dated July 24, 2013. California Department of Corrections spokeswoman Terry Thornton said Tuesday that the ...
08, Oct 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Sentencing brings call for state senator to resign
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California state Sen. Rod Wright was sentenced Friday to three months in prison for lying about where he lived when he ran for office and leaders of the Senate said he should resign immediately.
08, Oct 2014 - Los Angeles and San Francisco threaten ride-sharing firms
(Reuters) - Authorities in San Francisco and Los Angeles have threatened to put a brake on the popular ride-sharing services that are roiling the traditional taxi industry, accusing them of violating California state and local laws. In a letter to Sidecar Inc, a copy of which was seen by Reuters, the district attorneys said the company's carpooling feature violated a state law restricting ...
08, Oct 2014 - Los Angeles, CA California man whose pit bulls killed woman gets 15 years to life
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California drug dealer whose four pit bulls fatally mauled a woman was sentenced on Friday to 15 years to life in prison for second-degree murder, a court clerk said. Alex Donald Jackson, 31, who used his pit bulls as guard dogs, was sentenced during a hearing at a court in Lancaster, north of Los Angeles. The sentencing came just over a ...
08, Oct 2014 - Van Nuys, CA Actress Amanda Bynes arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a drug
LOS ANGELES, Calif. – Authorities say actress Amanda Bynes has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of a drug. The former Nickelodeon star was arrested by the California Highway Patrol around 4 a.m. Sunday in the Van Nuys neighbourhood of Los Angeles. Jail records show Bynes was released hours later after posting Read the Rest of the Entry
08, Oct 2014 - Ridesharing firms face legal threat
District attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles have accused ridesharing service Sidecar of violating California business law.
08, Oct 2014 - Mono, CA Buck Institute researcher reports success treating Alzheimer's disease in small trial
An experimental, multimodal approach to treating Alzheimer's disease has produced intriguing results in a small study conducted jointly by the Buck Institute for Age Research in Novato and the University of California at Los Angeles.