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  • Woman who bought gun for Colorado killer is sentenced

    Woman who bought gun for Colorado killer is sentenced
    There would be no trial for Evan Spencer Ebel.
  • More than 200 Occupy L.A. protesters remain in jail

    More than 200 Occupy L.A. protesters remain in jail
    More than 200 people arrested during the Occupy L.A. sweep remained in jail Thursday night, drawing protests from civil right attorneys who said many may not face charges and should be freed immediately. As the total of nearly 300 arrestees began...

    Love, disease and a killing

    Love, disease and a killing
    A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over...

    Could this be happening? A man's nightmare made real

    Could this be happening? A man's nightmare made real
    First of two parts He kept thinking that there had been a mistake, that he'd be out in no time. That the system, set into motion by some misunderstanding or act of malice, would soon correct itself. That was before the detective informed him of the...

    ID errors put hundreds in L.A. County jails

    ID errors put hundreds in L.A. County jails
    Hundreds of people have been wrongly imprisoned inside the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department jails in recent years, with some spending weeks behind bars before authorities realized those arrested were mistaken for wanted criminals, a Times...