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Woman Sues Bikram Yoga Guru for Alleged Sexual Assault, Battery

Yoga guru Bikram Choudhury is being sued by a woman who alleges he pushed her into having sex with him when she was 18 years old and learning to be a teacher of his craft in 2012-14.

Former Aide to Coliseum Executive Alleges Sexual Harassment in Workplace

A former executive assistant to the general manager of the Los Angeles Coliseum is suing USC and one of its executives, alleging she was subjected to sexual harassment in the workplace and forced to do the jobs of other people without appropriate compensation.

US Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Over Epstein Affair

US Labor Secretary Alex Acosta resigned Friday, amid a backlash over a secret plea deal he negotiated a decade ago with Jeffrey Epstein, the financier accused of sexually abusing young girls.

Defense Waiting to Hear if New Charges to be Filed Against USC Gynecologist

A defense attorney said Friday he is waiting to hear if Los Angeles County prosecutors will file additional charges against former USC campus gynecologist George Tyndall, who is charged with sexually assaulting 16 patients.

Avenatti, Prosecutors Clash Over Evidence

A federal judge in Santa Ana Monday scheduled a hearing for next month to iron out issues related to exchanging evidence in the criminal case against embattled attorney Michael Avenatti.

Sentencing Scheduled for DUI Driver in Beverly Hills Crash that Killed Two

Sentencing is scheduled for Taisha Warie Welch, who pleaded no contest to two counts of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated for a single-vehicle crash in Beverly Hills that killed two of her passengers and injured three others for a crash on S. Santa Monica Boulevard near the Wilshire Boulevard intersection shortly before 1:30 a.m. April 27, 2018.

Dodger Pitcher Arrested, Booked For Allegedly Shoving Woman To The Ground

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias was arrested on suspicion of domestic battery for allegedly shoving a woman to the ground in the parking lot of the Beverly Center, police said Tuesday.

ADL Warns Of Concern Over Rise In Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL)  released a report last week revealing that anti-Semitic assaults in the United States more than doubled in 2018.

Avenatti Due Before OC Judge on Client Embezzlement Charges

Combative Southern California attorney Michael Avenatti went before a federal judge in Santa Ana Monday and pleaded not guilty to federal charges of embezzling millions of dollars from a mentally ill paraplegic and other clients, hiding assets from a bankruptcy court and failing to pay taxes.

Woman Killed, Child And Two Men Injured In Poway Synagogue Shooting

One person was killed and three others were injured in a shooting at a synagogue in Poway Saturday, and a 19-year-old male suspect was in custody in what was described as a hate crime.

Pompeo Asks Saudi Leaders to Free US Citizens Detained in Crackdown on Women’s Rights Activists

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday he has pressed Saudi Arabia to release US citizens detained in a crackdown on women's rights activists in the conservative kingdom.

French Court Orders Facebook to Pay 30,000 Euros for “Abusive” Terms-of-Use

A French court has ordered Facebook to pay 30,000 euros ($34,000) over "abusive" terms-of-use agreements that people had to accept in order to access their social media accounts, the consumer group which filed the lawsuit said Wednesday.

Lori Loughlin Indicted on Money-Laundering Charge in Admissions Scandal

"Full House" actress Lori Loughlin and her husband found themselves in deeper legal trouble Tuesday when they were indicted along with 14 other parents across the country on conspiracy and money- laundering charges stemming from a college-admissions cheating scandal.

Police Search For Dodger Stadium Assault Suspect

Authorities were continuing their search Sunday for the suspect who assaulted and critically injured a 47-year-old man in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium.

City Council Reaffirms Condemnation Of The Government Of Brunei For Harsh Penalties For Homosexuality

In a unanimous vote, the City Council reaffirmed its condemnation of the government of Brunei Tuesday for implementing Shariah law that imposes harsh penalties, including death by stoning, for homosexuality, adultery and other behaviors. The new penal code also includes the punishment of amputation for theft.

Man Matching Description of Suspect in Nipsey Hussle Killing Arrested

A man matching the description of the suspect accused of killing rapper Nipsey Hussle in South Los Angeles was arrested Tuesday in Bellflower, but authorities were still working to verify his identity.
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