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Black Future Project’ Founder Sues Beverly Hills, Alleging Rights Violations
September 30, 2021
James Butler's Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit alleges civil rights violations, battery, false imprisonment, unlawful arrest and intentional infliction of emotional arrest. Butler seeks unspecified compensatory and punitive damages in the suit brought Monday. ... read more »
Hawthorne Woman, Boyfriend Charged in 7-Year-Old Girl’s Death
September 15, 2021
A Hawthorne woman and her boyfriend are facing murder and other charges stemming from the death of the woman's 7-year-old daughter, authorities announced today. The girl's mother, Ida Helen Brockman, 30, is charged with one count each of murder and child abuse resulting in death, while her boyfriend, Malachi Xavier Whalen, 29, is charged with one count each of murder, torture and assault on a child causing death. ... read more »
Family Member of Man Who Died in Pasadena Police Custody Files Suit
July 24, 2020
Attorneys for a teenager who lived with his non-biological father -- who died after an altercation with police -- filed suit today in federal court against the city of Pasadena and six of its officers for loss of love, support and companionship. ... read more »
Many Say #MeToo is Bigger than Harvey Weinstein, Trial Outcome Doesn’t Matter
January 16, 2020
The Weinstein case has been categorized by some as one of the most significant #MeToo cases in history. This is because of the severity of the allegations against him and the fact that those allegations came early on in the movement and attracted much attention. It’s also true that many of the allegations are fairly recent and involved some of Hollywood's best-known female stars. Conversely, many of the allegations in several similar cases are often decades old and/or occurred far outside of the statutes of limitations. ... read more »
Man Charged with Killing Ex-College Football Player in Long Beach
October 18, 2019
Edward Jacobs is accused of killing Guy Eugene Alford III, 20, of Hawthorne, who was shot about 12:15 a.m. Sept. 26, 2018, at a Jack-in-the-Box near 52nd Street and Atlantic Boulevard in Long Beach. ... read more »
Inglewood Man Sentenced in Rapper’s Killing
June 21, 2019
Kenny Birdine, 22, was convicted last Oct. 31 of first-degree murder for the Aug. 20, 2016, killing of Justin Lishey, who was professionally known as Kid Cali or Cali OSo. ... read more »
Man Sentenced to 25 Years to Life for Robbery Spree
May 31, 2019
Michael Anthony Tapia of Pico Rivera pleaded guilty yesterday afternoon to one felony count of second-degree robbery and admitted allegations of two prior felony convictions. He was immediately sentenced by Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Stacy Wiese. ... read more »
LAPD Officer Charged With Falsely Submitting Timesheets
May 31, 2019
A Los Angeles police officer pleaded not guilty today to a grand theft charge for allegedly receiving more than $8,000 in wages for work she did not perform last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Man Charged With Murder of 9-Year-Old Girl Found Dead Along Trail 
March 14, 2019
  A 38-year-old man was charged today with the murder of a 9-year-old girl whose body was found partially inside a large duffel bag near an equestrian trail in the Hacienda Heights area.  ... read more »
Man Charged With Capital Murder of 11-Year-Old Boy in 1990
February 22, 2019
A Pomona man is set to be arraigned April 4 on a capital murder charge for allegedly killing an 11-year-old boy who was kidnapped three decades ago while walking home from school in Inglewood, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Mother Pleads to Murdering Infant Son
January 18, 2019
A 24-year-old woman pleaded no contest today to killing her baby son who died from multiple injuries three years ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.  ... read more »
Couple Pleads to Animal Cruelty
January 11, 2019
A man and a woman pleaded no contest today to a misdemeanor charge of not caring for their elderly Labrador, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.  ... read more »
Ex-Pasadena City Official, Contractor Sentenced For $3 Million Embezzlement Scheme
January 11, 2019
A former Pasadena public works analyst and a contractor were sentenced today for embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars in city money over a decade, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »
Man Remains Jailed in Torrance Bowling Alley Triple-Killing
January 10, 2019
A parolee arrested in connection with the shooting deaths of three men during a fight at a bowling alley in Torrance remained jailed today on a parole hold. ... read more »
Parolee Charged With Murdering Camper in Malibu State Park, Trying to Kill Others
January 7, 2019
A man was charged today with killing a camper and trying to kill 10 others in connection with a series of shootings over the past two years, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. ... read more »

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