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Thursday Dec 4 | via The Economist
WHEN Jordan entered juvenile detention shortly after his 17th birthday, following a conviction for assault and robbery, all he could think about was getting out. The rowdy teenager from Anaheim, California, struggled to control his temper. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via New York Daily News
Corey King faces either the death penalty or life in prison without parole for the 2008 torturous death of Sonya Harris and her three children. He was arrested after firefighters discovered their burned bodies at the Lancaster, California home. Comment?
Tuesday Nov 25 | via LA Daily News
LANCASTER >> A 24-year-old man was convicted Tuesday of murdering a woman and her three young daughters and then setting the family's Lancaster house on fire. Jurors deliberated about three hours before finding Corey Lynn King of Altadena guilty of four counts of first-degree murder for the Sept. Comment?
Nov 18, 2014 | via Noozhawk
Sitting in a local coffee shop, Lompoc Police Chief Pat Walsh listened to residents air their concerns and exchanged small talk, the first of two sessions planned Tuesday so he could meet members of his new community. "A lot of traffic issues came up," he said of the morning South South Coffee Co. Comment?
Nov 18, 2014 | via LA Daily News
LANCASTER >> A long-term substitute teacher at Highland High School in Palmdale pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges that he sexually abused a 17-year-old boy enrolled in a special needs program at the school. Aaron Joseph Alvidrez, 28, of Lancaster, is charged with seven felonies: three counts of sodomy of a person under 18, two counts of oral copulation of a person under 18 and one count each of distributing or showing pornography to a minor and meeting a minor for a lewd purpose. Comment?
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