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  • A molestation charge against a Valencia private school teacher was dropped Wednesday because of a lack of evidence.
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arrest, court case, los angeles news
  • Jorene Nicolas, left, cries in court. A judge declared a mistrial in her distracted driving case on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • A mistrial was declared in the distracted driving case against a 31-year-old woman charged with vehicular manslaughter.
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car crash, freeway, accident, court case, orange county news
  • Maria Pfeifer appears in court for allegedly abducting her two sons and taking them abroad on Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • A mother who was arrested on suspicion of abducting her own sons and taking them overseas had her bail set at $500,000.
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kidnap, arrest, court case, los angeles news, rudabeh shahbazi
  • SWAT officers leave after a standoff with a man who held a Saehan Bank employee hostage in Buena Park on Thursday, March 1, 2014.
  • An Irvine businessman who held a bank employee hostage and then exchanged shots with SWAT officers was convicted.
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court case, hostage, standoff, orange county news
  • Ana Trujillo, left, faces a murder charge after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, with a stiletto heel.
  • A Houston woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for stabbing and killing her boyfriend with a 5.5-inch stiletto shoe.
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court case, legal, national news
  • Maria Pfeifer appears in court for allegedly abducting her two sons and taking them abroad on Friday, April 11, 2014.
  • A mother who was arrested on suspicion of abducting her own sons had her bail set at $500,000.
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kidnap, arrest, court case, eyewitness news
  • Ex-Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia was sentenced to 11 years and eight months in the citys corruption trial Thursday, April 10, 2014.
  • Ex-Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia has been sentenced to nearly 12 years in her corruption trial.
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  • Ex-Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months in the citys corruption trial Thursday, April 10, 2014.
  • Ex-Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months in the city's corruption trial.
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court case, legal, sentencing, los angeles news, carlos granda
  • Ex-Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months in the citys corruption trial Thursday, April 10, 2014.
  • Ex-Bell assistant city manager Angela Spaccia has been sentenced to 11 years and eight months in the city's corruption trial.
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court case, legal, sentencing, los angeles news
  • Former Bell Mayor Oscar Hernandez appears in court on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
  • The five ex-Bell City Council members charged in the city's corruption scandal agreed to accept a plea deal Wednesday.
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court case, legal, sentencing, los angeles news
  • Former Bell City Council member Victor Bello is seen in court on Wednesday, April 9, 2014.
  • The five ex-Bell City Council members charged in the city's corruption scandal agreed to accept a plea deal Wednesday.
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sentencing, court case, legal, eyewitness news
  • Deanna Mauers white Hyundai is shown after the April 27, 2011 crash that killed her.
  • A woman accused of being distracted while driving and causing a fatal accident that killed another woman testified in court.
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car crash, freeway, accident, court case, orange county news, jovana lara
  • State Sen. Leland Yee walks into a San Francisco court on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
  • State Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty to bribery and gun charges about two weeks after being arrested.
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  • State Sen. Leland Yee walks into a San Francisco court on Tuesday, April 8, 2014.
  • State Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to bribery and gun charges about two weeks after being arrested.
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court case, legal, california news
  • Ana Trujillo, left, faces a murder charge after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend, Alf Stefan Andersson, with a stiletto heel.
  • A Houston woman was convicted of murder for fatally stabbing her boyfriend with the 5.5-inch stiletto heel of her shoe.
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court case, legal, national news
  • Irwindale's ex-finance director Abe De Dios pleaded no contest for his role in spending city money on lavish trips to NYC.
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court case, los angeles news
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  • An appeals court allows a lawsuit to proceed that alleges a woman froze to death after being prematurely declared dead.
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legal, court case, los angeles news, rob hayes
  • Drugs and the car Noe Raygoza-Garcia was allegedly driving when he was arrested on March 13, 2014 is shown in this photo.
  • A Tijuana police officer is accused of illegally transporting more than 13 pounds of heroin and over 6 pounds of meth.
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arrest, court case, inland empire news
  • Left: Businessman Dino Guglielmelli is seen in an undated file photo. Right: Ex-model Monica Andreny, aka Monica Olsen, is seen in an undated file photo.
  • A local business man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his estranged wife is due in court on Thursday.
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court case, los angeles news, sid garcia
  • Left: Businessman Dino Guglielmelli is seen in an undated file photo. Right: Ex-model Monica Andreny, aka Monica Olsen, is seen in an undated file photo.
  • A local business man accused of hiring a hit man to kill his estranged wife is due in court on Thursday.
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court case, eyewitness news
  • Michael Parker pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony counts of animal cruelty and animal neglect and a misdemeanor charge of petty theft of a dog.
  • Michael Parker pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony counts of animal cruelty and animal neglect and a misdemeanor charge of petty theft of a dog.
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animal news, pet, court case, eyewitness news
  • Michael Parker pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony counts of animal cruelty and animal neglect and a misdemeanor charge of petty theft of a dog.
  • Michael Parker pleaded not guilty Tuesday to felony counts of animal cruelty and animal neglect and a misdemeanor charge of petty theft of a dog.
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pet, animal news, court case, los angeles news
  • Mary Virginia Jones, 74, was released from jail on March 25, 2014.
  • A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years for a murder committed by an abusive boyfriend has been released from prison.
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court case, legal, murder, los angeles news
  • These photos show Hervey Medellin, left, and Gabriel Campos-Martinez, right. Campos-Martinez is accused of murdering Medellin, who was his roommate.
  • A man accused of murdering and dismembering his Hollywood roommate pleaded not guilty Monday in a Los Angeles courtroom.
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court case, murder, griffith park, los angeles news
  • Left: Mary Virginia Jones, 74, smiles in an undated photo. Right: Jones is seen in court on Monday, March 24, 2014.
  • A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years for a murder committed by an abusive boyfriend will be released from prison.
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murder, court case, legal, eyewitness news
  • Mary Virginia Jones, 74, is seen in court on Monday, March 24, 2014.
  • A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years for a murder committed by an abusive boyfriend will be released from prison.
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court case, legal, murder, los angeles news
  • Former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper is seen in court in this undated file photo.
  • A judge in Los Angeles has again refused to release former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper from jail.
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legal, sexual assault, court case, eyewitness news
  • Mary Virginia Jones, 74, is seen in court on Monday, March 24, 2014.
  • A 74-year-old woman who served 32 years for a murder committed by an abusive boyfriend will be released from prison.
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legal, court case, murder, eyewitness news
  • Kanye West pleaded no contest to misdemeanor battery against a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport.
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celebrity, court case, legal, entertainment
  • Louie Sanchez, left, and Marvin Norwood, right, are shown at a court hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • One of two men convicted for assault pleaded not guilty to a federal weapons charge Thursday.
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fight, court case, los angeles dodgers, san francisco giants, los angeles news
  • The sentencing of former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo was postponed Wednesday, March 12, 2014 until Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
  • The sentencing of former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo was postponed Wednesday until April 16.
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court case, legal, sentencing, los angeles news, miriam hernandez
  • Octomom Nadya Suleman appears in a Los Angeles courtroom on Tuesday, March 11, 2014.
  • 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman pleaded not guilty to a fourth count of welfare fraud and agreed to return to court next month.
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court case, legal, los angeles news
  • Joran van der Sloot will be extradited to the U.S. for extortion and fraud charges upon completion of his murder conviction.
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murder, court case, world news
  • Former NFL player Darren Sharper, who is accused of raping two women, will be held in jail until at least Mar. 13.
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sexual assault, legal, court case, sports
  • Louie Sanchez, left, and Marvin Norwood, right, are shown at a court hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • Two men convicted for assaulting a man at Dodger Stadium were indicted on federal gun charges Wednesday.
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fight, court case, los angeles dodgers, san francisco giants, los angeles news
  • Genevieve Huizar, mother of Manuel Diaz, who was shot and killed by police on July 21, 2012, holds a protest in front of the central courthouse in Santa Ana Thursday, March 21, 2013.
  • A federal jury rejected claims of excessive force Thursday in a fatal Anaheim police shooting case.
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court case, shooting, riot, officer-involved shooting, orange county news
  • The Senate blocked a bill Thursday that would strip senior military commanders of their power to prosecute sex assault cases.
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sex crimes, court case, legal, u.s. military, national news
  • Steven Andrews, 41, a teacher in Diamond Bar, was arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
  • A former Diamond Bar middle school teacher was convicted Wednesday of 17 sex-related charges involving a 13-year-old girl he had taught.
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school, sex crimes, legal, court case, los angeles news
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  • A woman accused of taking part in the killing of a man who allegedly raped her was ordered to stand trial for murder.
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court case, murder, orange county news, eileen frere
  • Marvin Norwood is seen at a court hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • Marvin Norwood, who pleaded guilty in the Bryan Stow case, was ordered to be held without bail in a federal weapons case.
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fight, court case, los angeles dodgers, san francisco giants, los angeles news
  • Actress Lisa Kudrow is shown in court on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
  • 'Friends' actress Lisa Kudrow lost a lawsuit brought by a former manager and was ordered to pay $1.6 million.
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legal, celebrity, court case, entertainment
  • The former city councilmembers caught up in the Bell corruption scandal are considering a plea deal that was offered Friday.
  • The former city councilmembers caught up in the Bell corruption scandal expressed their support regarding an offered plea deal Friday.
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court case, legal, los angeles news, miriam hernandez
  • Louie Sanchez, left, and Marvin Norwood, right, are shown at a court hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • Two men accepted a deal and pleaded guilty Thursday in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow.
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fight, court case, los angeles dodgers, san francisco giants, los angeles news
  • Lisa Kudrow is seen in court on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • Lisa Kudrow took the stand Thursday in the legal battle with her former manager, who is suing the actress for $1.7 million.
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legal, celebrity, court case, entertainment, sid garcia
  • Louie Sanchez, left, and Marvin Norwood, right, are shown at a court hearing in Los Angeles on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014.
  • Two men accepted a deal and pleaded guilty Thursday in the brutal beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow.
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court case, fight, los angeles dodgers, san francisco giants, eyewitness news
  • Louie Sanchez and Marvin Norwood appear at an arraignment hearing on Friday, June 22, 2012, to face charges stemming from the beating of San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow.
  • Two suspects are expected to accept a plea deal in the case of the beating of a Giants fan at Dodger Stadium.
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court case, fight, los angeles dodgers, san francisco giants, eyewitness news
  • Actress Lisa Kudrow is shown in court on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
  • Lisa Kudrow of 'Friends' fame is in court with her ex-manager, who is suing the actress for $1.7 million.
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legal, celebrity, court case, entertainment, miriam hernandez
  • Actress Lisa Kudrow is shown in court on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014.
  • Lisa Kudrow of 'Friends' fame is in court with her ex-manager, who is suing the actress for $1.7 million.
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celebrity, legal, court case, entertainment
  • Jesus Mendez, 23, is seen in court on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.
  • A convicted killer, who threw a chair at a prosecutor and an officer in an L.A. courtroom, was sentenced on Tuesday.
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court case, murder, robbery, los angeles news, robert holguin
  • Jorge Sosa was extradited from Canada and arrived in California on Sept. 21, 2012. (Photo courtesy: U.S. ICE)
  • A former IE man was sentenced for illegally obtaining US citizenship after lying about his part in a Guatemalan massacre.
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court case, sentencing, inland empire news