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  • Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters

    Pretrial hearings delayed for alleged Sept. 11 attack plotters
    FT. MEADE, Md. — The start of a fresh round of pretrial hearings Monday in the military trial of the five alleged top Sept. 11 terror plotters was delayed after two of the men complained about legal restrictions and the judge for the first ordered...
  • Vista Murrieta High stung by sex charges against 2 football players

    With classes finished for the day at Vista Murrieta High School, members of the highly ranked Broncos football team counted their jumping jacks and broke off into drills, the sun gleaming off their helmets. The cross-country team sprinted by, and other...
  • China sentences Bo Xilai to life in prison for corruption

    BEIJING — Bo Xilai, at one time the most potent challenger to the current Chinese Communist Party leadership, was sentenced Sunday to life in prison for corruption. The unexpectedly harsh sentence is likely to be interpreted as a sign of just...
  • L.A. Unified dropped from suit to limit seniority rights of teachers

    L.A. Unified dropped from suit to limit seniority rights of teachers
    The Los Angeles Unified School District has exited litigation that seeks to limit the seniority rights of California teachers by voiding several provisions of state law. The lawsuit, filed by the group Students Matter, originally targeted the nation's...
  • Las Vegas high roller arrested on suspicion of cheating in San Diego

    Las Vegas high roller arrested on suspicion of cheating in San Diego
    A famous Las Vegas high roller has been arrested on suspicion of winning more than $8,000 from a San Diego area casino by cheating at blackjack. Anargyros Karabourniotis, 62, known in gambling circles as Archie Karas, was arrested at his home in Las...
  • Judge dismisses some charges in Coliseum case

    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday threw out several embezzlement counts against three defendants in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case, but ruled they must stand trial on related charges of bribery and conspiracy....
  • Judge throws out embezzlement counts in Coliseum corruption case

    Judge throws out embezzlement counts in Coliseum corruption case
    A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge has thrown out several embezzlement counts against three defendants in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case but ruled they must stand trial on related charges of bribery and conspiracy. Judge...
  • Foot-dragging on criminal justice reform

    Foot-dragging on criminal justice reform
    Two years ago, California overhauled its criminal justice system by shifting responsibility for many felons from the state government to the counties. There is no denying that the change was abrupt. Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law the Public Safety...
  • George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting

    George Zimmerman acquitted of murder in Trayvon Martin shooting
    SANFORD, Fla. — George Zimmerman was acquitted on Saturday of all charges in the shooting of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager who was slain last year in a confrontation that touched off a national debate about race and guns. The jury of...
  • Zimmerman not guilty: Reactions include joy, tears, disbelief

    Zimmerman not guilty: Reactions include joy, tears, disbelief
    SANFORD, Fla. -- Before the jury in the George Zimmerman murder case brought back its verdict theĀ  judge warned those in the courtroom against any untoward displays of emotion or outbursts. Zimmerman stood at the defendant’s table with his...
  • Judge in Jodi Arias case considers September trial date

    Judge in Jodi Arias case considers September trial date
    PHOENIX — A new jury could be impaneled sometime in late September to decide whether Jodi Arias should be sentenced to death or life in prison, a judge said Tuesday, as attorneys continued to file motions and kept mum on any talk of a deal to...