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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.

“Multiple Fatalities” as New Zealand Mosques are Targeted

New Zealand police said they have detained four people in connection with deadly shootings at two mosques in Christchurch on Friday and had secured a number of improvised explosive devices. 

Markowitz’s ‘Thousands’ Did Not Show Up To City Council Meeting Tuesday

Vera Markowitz and her campaign fizzled.

Jury Weighs Fate of “El Chapo” After 12-Week Trial

A New York jury began deliberating the fate of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman Monday after a three month drug trial that laid bare the loves, schemes and escapes of Mexico's most famous drug lord.

Beverly Hills News – Street Closures to Affect Traffic for Golden Globes

The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton on Jan. 6, 2019, as it has for more than 40 years. The Beverly Hills Police Department is deploying additional staff and security measures to ensure a safe and secure site, utilizing the latest technology and best practices for high profile events.

Longtime Community Leader Barbara Yaroslavsky Dies

Barbara Yaroslavsky, a longtime civic leader in Los Angeles, and wife of L.A. County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky, died unexpectedly Wednesday.

Judge Unseals Grand Jury Transcript in Anthony Avalos’ Death

The grand jury transcript was unsealed Monday in the case of a Lancaster woman and her boyfriend, who are accused of torturing and murdering her 10-year-old son.

Judge Hears Arguments in Litigation Over Stormy Daniels’ Responsibility for Trump’s $389,000 Lawyers Fees

A Los Angeles federal judge heard arguments Monday but made no ruling in litigation over the payment of $389,000 in fees for work by President Donald Trump's attorneys on a defamation lawsuit filed against him by former adult film actress Stormy Daniels.

CIA Chief to Brief Small Number of Lawmakers on Khashoggi

CIA director Gina Haspel has agreed to brief a "small group" of US lawmakers about the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the chair of the Senate foreign relations committee said Monday.

BHPD Captain Mark Rosen Retires With Settlement Agreement

Retaining Chief Sandra Spagnoli and continuing her reforms going forward, Capt. Mark Rosen has settled with the City of Beverly Hills and announced his retirement late Friday afternoon.

Migrants Run on US Border Met With Tear Gas by US

Central American migrants who ran into walls of security personnel, razor wire and tear gas at the US border in Tijuana, Mexico on Sunday chose possibly the hardest place to pass.
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