Updated at the bottom with charges for Chavez. First posted at 8:09 a.m. Monday.
A night of partying for four young people ended in death for two innocent homeless residents mowed down as they slept on a downtown sidewalk yesterday morning, authorities allege.
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Gut-wrenching security video of the Kelly Thomas beating by Fullerton police was aired in court today.
Officer Manuel Anthony Ramos faced charges of second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter; Corporal Ja ... More >>
fullertonsfuture.orgThe Orange County DA says ex-LAPD cop Jay Cicinelli went rogue.The Orange County District Attorney has handed surprisingly harsh charges to two of the six cops who allegedly beat mentally ill homeless man Kelly Thomas, 37, to death in July.
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JansoneFourth and Main during Art Walk.Following last week's tragedy during downtown's Art Walk, one gallery owner is leading a campaign to have the city close down area streets to accommodate thousands of people who crowd the area for the monthly event.
Victor Wilde, owner of The Brutique a ... More >>
San Francisco ChronicleFormer transit cop Johannes Mehserle received the lighter sentence
Supporters of slain Oakland resident Oscar Grant expressed anger over the sentencing of former transit police officer Johannes Mehserle, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for shooting the una ... More >>
[Updated at 5:46 p.m.]: Oakland police in riot gear faced off against protesters in the Bay Area city early Thursday evening following an involuntary manslaughter guilty verdict for former Bay Area Transit Officer Johannes Mehserle, who was tried in Los Angeles. Supporters and member's of the ... More >>
Michael Jackson's father, Joe Jackson, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in downtown Los Angeles against Conrad Murray, the doctor accused of manslaughter in the pop star's death.
Brian Oxman, attorney for the Jackson family patriarch, filed the wrongful death suit Friday afternoon on ... More >>
An event marking the one-year anniversary of the death of Michael Jackson will take place Saturday at the Beverly Hilton hotel. With ticket prices of $150 to $500, the public was invited to check out performances by the Chi Lites and Randy Jackson's daughter, Genevieve Jackson.
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TMZ is reporting that the legal team of the doctor charged on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson is preparing to argue that the King of Pop gave himself the final and fatal dose of an anesthetic drug.
Doctor Conrad Murray's defense team, however, denied the ... More >>
Conrad Murray.Conrad Murray, the personal physician charged with suspicion of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Michael Jackson, received a reprieve from a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Monday when a decision about his license to practice in California was put off until at le ... More >>
Conrad Murray.The involuntary manslaughter trial against Conrad Murray, the doctor who was treating Michael Jackson the day he died in Los Angeles last summer, is not even underway and already a massive media circus is expected at Superior Court downtown.
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The Associated Press is reporting that the doctor who was with Michael Jackson when he apparently went into cardiac arrest shortly before his June death will be charged with involuntary manslaughter by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's office.
Conrad Murray, who reportedly admits t ... More >>
A 60-year-old man was killed after getting into a fight at a senior center in Pacoima.
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Paramedics found Fidel Toro June 8 on the ground inside the Alicia Broadous-Duncan Multi-Purpose Senior Center, 11300 Glenoaks Boulevard. He was transported to a local hospital where he died ... More >>
Department 106 is filling up with media, bloggers, D.A. staff members, murder ghouls, et al. No sign of Spector yet, although we've overheard he's coming in with 10 people. The jurors had been deliberating just under 30 hours, since March 26, when they rang the court clerk three times this mor ... More >>
Update: Claudia Cabrera pleaded not guilty to the charges during her arraignment. A May 4 hearing has been set to decide whether she will be remanded to trial.Adrianna BachanThe L.A. District Attorney's office announced that Claudia Cabrera, 30, will shortly be arraigned on a misdemeanor charge of v ... More >>
Speaking near a sidewalk memorial, LAPD First Assistant Chief Jim McDonnell has just disclosed the identities of the driver and passengers of the car that struck two USC students early Sunday morning. Los Angeles resident
Claudia Cabrera, 30, was arrested today and remains in Van Nuys Women's Jail ... More >>
Like Woodrow Wilson, Doron Weinberg had 14 points he wanted to share with his audience. These had nothing to do with the status of Alsace-Lorraine, however, but with the emotional state of Lana Clarkson, the House of Blues VIP hostess who took a one-way ride to music producer Phil Spector's mansion ... More >>