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  • 'Jurassic Park' actor sentenced to 6 years in prison for lewd act with 13-year-old girl

    'Jurassic Park' actor sentenced to 6 years in prison for lewd act with 13-year-old girl

    An actor and acting coach who appeared in "Jurassic Park" was sentenced Wednesday to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a then-13-year-old student. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Martin Herscovitz also ordered Cameron Thor, 56, to register as a sex offender. Thor was convicted...

  • Convicted sex offender pleads not guilty to boy's killing in 1986

    Convicted sex offender pleads not guilty to boy's killing in 1986

    Kenneth Rasmuson, previously convicted of abducting and sexually assaulting a 3-year-old boy, pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he molested and killed a boy in 1986. Rasmuson, 53, is charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of two 6-year-old boys, Jeffrey Vargo and Miguel Antero,...

  • DNA identifies suspect in 1986 killing of Agoura Hills boy

    DNA identifies suspect in 1986 killing of Agoura Hills boy

    Miguel Antero hopped off the school bus on a spring day in 1986 but he never came home. His body -- covered in stab wounds -- was found hours later amid brush near an Agoura Hills commune where he lived. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies scoured the scene along Triunfo Canyon Road for clues,...

  • Caitlyn Jenner won't be charged in deadly PCH crash

    Caitlyn Jenner won't be charged in deadly PCH crash

    Prosecutors have declined to file charges against Caitlyn Jenner, who deputies had said caused a deadly chain-reaction crash on Pacific Coast Highway in February. The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office determined that prosecutors would not be able to prove in court that Jenner was responsible...

  • Caitlyn Jenner could face manslaughter charge in deadly PCH crash

    Caitlyn Jenner could face manslaughter charge in deadly PCH crash

    Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives will present evidence next week to prosecutors that could lead to a misdemeanor manslaughter charge against Caitlyn Jenner, who was involved in a deadly chain-reaction crash on Pacific Coast Highway in February. Sheriff’s Det. Richard Curry said Thursday...

  • Malibu Canyon Road closed after fatal crash sparks small brush fire

    Malibu Canyon Road closed after fatal crash sparks small brush fire

    A two-acre brush fire sparked by a fatal crash in Malibu on Monday prompted officials to close Malibu Canyon Road near Pacific Coast Highway. The brush fire broke out just after noon Monday when a vehicle went over a hillside and sparked flames at South Malibu Canyon Road and West Pacific Coast...

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