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3 hrs ago | In El Dorado County

Early Release from CA Prisons Now a Flood

While proponents of realignment may be relieved to see such statistics, critics would likely point out that the six-year span of the study does not include the current spike in violent offenders released early.


Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse)

7 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Trial continues for man accused of murder in fatal mauling by dogs

On the last two Sundays in April 2013, Adalberto Farias diverged from his typical riding routes, taking him and his National Show Horse, Prince, along a dirt road that brought him by Alex Donald Jackson's Littlerock home.


Related Topix: Littlerock, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Wave

Former CSUF, UCI childcare worker arrested on child molestation charges in L.A. County

A former worker at childcare centers at Cal State Fullerton and UC Irvine was recently arrested on child molestation charges in Los Angeles County.


Related Topix: Cal State Fullerton, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA


Child Porn Suspect Arrested in Hollywood

Earlier this week, FOX 11 took you along on a raid with the LAPD's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force unit as it arrested a former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy suspected of downloading child pornography.



Brush Fire In Irwindale

Firefighters are battling a fire that has burned two acres of brush in the 15000 block of East Foothill Boulevard in Irwindale, between the San Gabriel River and North Irwindale Avenue near the Santa Fe Dam, says Inspector Rick Flores of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.


Related Topix: Fire, Irwindale, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Daily Kos

Mother And Her Boyfriend On Trial For Murder Of Her 8 Year Old Son; Called Him Gay And Tortured Him

From The LA Times comes this horrific story of the brutal and hateful murder of an eight year old boy whom they believed to be gay.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News


Couple Indicted Over Torture Death of 8-Year-Old They Thought Was Gay

A Los Angeles-area woman and her boyfriend have pleaded not guilty to capital murder charges related to the 2013 death of her 8-year-old son, Gabriel Fernandez, who was routinely "abused, beaten, and tortured more severely than many prisoner of war," according to a deputy district attorney who spoke to the Los Angeles Times .


Related Topix: Palmdale, CA

Man Arrested for Burglary, Meth Possession Not Scott Weiland After All

The report that Scott Weiland has been in jail in California for the past month after he was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance as well as burglary? Turns out that wasn't accurate -- it was a guy who looks like Weiland who was busted.


Thu Aug 21, 2014


Beaten California deputy thanks good Samaritan

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who was badly beaten by a suspect has recovered enough to thank a bystander who helped him.


Whittier Daily News

School shooting plot: First day for South Pasadena High School

SOUTH PASADENA >> As students resumed classes Thursday, police and parents swarmed the main entrance of South Pasadena High School, where authorities recently foiled an alleged shooting plot .


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Family, Teenagers

The Daily Breeze

Pillow-talking selfie subject says he didna t steal iPhone that landed his image in victima s cloud

The man in this selfie, taken on a iPhone stolen in a Santa Clarita burglary, is Larry Beltran Jr. He says his aunt bought the iPhone at a swap meet, and he didn't know it was stolen.


Los Angeles Times

Ex-L.A. sheriff's deputy arrested in Internet child porn case

Lorne Reed, 32, a former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department deputy, is accused of using the Internet to share child porn.


Related Topix: Santa Fe Springs, CA

Christian Science Monitor

Calif. Highway Patrol officer could face serious charges for striking woman

A California Highway Patrol officer who was videotaped repeatedly striking a woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway could face serious charges, the agency said Wednesday after forwarding its investigation to the district attorney.


Related Topix: US News

DNA India

California students charged after plotting school shooting

Two teenagers who conspired to kill three members of staff and many students at a high school in a Los Angeles suburb were charged on Wednesday with one count each of making criminal threats, prosecutors said.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Pasadena, CA

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Whittier Daily News

District Attorneya s Office investigating complaints about Central...

C0MMERCE >> The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office will review complaints it has received about Art Chacon , a director on the Central Basin Municipal Water District Board of Directors.


Related Topix: Commerce, CA

Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

Authorities are looking for two people whose selfies appeared in the online storage account of a Southern California burglary victim.


The Bennington Banner

Teens charged with making threats in school plot

Authorities say two teens suspected of plotting a mass shooting at a suburban Los Angeles high school have been charged with making criminal threats against another boy.


ABC News

CHP Says Officer May Face Serious Beating Charges

The California Highway Patrol says one of its officers could face serious charges in the videotaped beating of a woman on the side of a freeway.


Pasadena Star-News

Los Angeles County District Attorney investigating defunct LA Works program

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office is investigating LA Works, an Irwindale-based workforce training program that lost most of its funding when the county found nearly $1 million in overbilling, according to its board members.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Irwindale, CA, Covina, CA, West Covina, CA

Dog abuse caught on viral video becomes voice for fighting animal cruelty

An eyewitness used his cellphone to video the entire cruelty situation. When the witness told the man pictured to stop abusing the dog, the man answered back cursing and threw out racial slurs.


Related Topix: Animal Rights, Lancaster, CA, Non-Profit