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Baca Appeal To Be Heard In Pasadena

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca will have his appeal heard in November, more than a year after a federal jury convicted him of obstruction of justice and lying, crimes for which the ex- lawman was sentenced to three years behind bars.

Suspect, Motive, Still Unknown in Mysterious Malibu Creek State Park Shooting Death

A sheriff's department commander says the mysterious shooting death of an Irvine father at Malibu Creek State Park in June is not believed to have been gang-related and remains under investigation.

Grand Jury Report Tells of 300 Predator Priests in Pennsylvania

US Probes Claims Pharma Giants Aided Iraq Insurgency

US investigators are probing claims AstraZeneca and other medical giants that worked with the Iraqi government between 2005 and 2009 provided drugs and supplies that would go on to be used to fund terror attacks.

L.A. Judge Wants Independent Monitors in Child Detentions Case

A Los Angeles federal judge overseeing a consent decree regulating the detention of immigrant children said Friday she now requires an independent monitor to provide "unbiased" reports on how detainees are being treated within the facilities.

Beverly Hills News – L.A. Judge Considers Gag Order Request in Stormy Daniels Case

A federal judge in Los Angeles heard arguments but made no immediate ruling Friday on a request by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer for a gag order against Stormy Daniels' media-savvy attorney, Michael Avenatti.

UK Nerve Agent Attack: What we Know so Far

The exposure of an apparently random British couple to the same nerve agent used against former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal, in the same part of southwest England, has sent officials scrambling to discover the source of the contamination.

US Using DNA to Reunite Migrant Children with Parents

US officials have resorted to DNA testing on up to 3,000 detained children who remain separated from their migrant parents, a top official said Thursday as President Donald Trump's administration struggles to rapidly reunite families at the center of a border crisis.

L.A. City Attorney Joins in Court Filing Opposing Trump Detention Policy

  Los Angeles' mayor and city attorney joined other officials across the country Tuesday in a court filing opposing President Donald Trump's efforts to order long-term detention of migrant children and eliminate child-welfare oversight being provided by state licensing agencies.

Facial Recognition Was Key in Identifying Annapolis Shooter

Facial recognition technology, which has drawn criticism from civil liberties activists in recent years, was used to identify the suspect in Thursday's newsroom shooting which left five dead in Annapolis, Maryland.

Redmond O’Neal Sued by Stabbing Victim

  The son of actor Ryan O'Neal and the late Farrah Fawcett was sued by a man he allegedly stabbed during a crime spree in May.

Sudan Court Commutes Death Sentence for Teen in Marital Rape Case

A Sudanese court Tuesday commuted the death sentence of a teenager for killing her husband who she said had raped her, instead imposing a five-year jail term, her lawyer said.

Canadian Fundamentalist Mormon Polygamists Sentenced to House Arrest after Two Decades of Legal Wrangling

Two leaders of a fundamentalist Mormon community were sentenced to house arrest Tuesday in the first real test of Canada's 130-year-old ban on having more than one wife.

Undocumented Mothers File Lawsuit to be Reunited with Their Children

Three undocumented migrant mothers filed a lawsuit Tuesday against President Donald Trump's administration, demanding to be reunited with the daughters they were forcibly separated from after crossing the Mexican border to seek asylum.

Troubles Grow for Marvel Man Stan Lee’s One-Time Partner, Business Manager

A man once identified by comic book legend Stan Lee as his partner and business manager -- now the subject of a temporary restraining order that prohibits him from contacting Lee -- is set to be arraigned next week on charges that he lied to police.

Protesters Arrested at LA City Hall in Demonstration Against US Attorney General for Immigration Policies

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted what he called the "open border crowd" in comments delivered Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles, citing Democratic immigration policies that have allowed over one million undocumented immigrants to remain free of prosecution in the Southland.
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