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  • Wrong-way driver who caused 14 Freeway pile-up gets 7 years in prison

    Wrong-way driver who caused 14 Freeway pile-up gets 7 years in prison
    A Santa Clarita man who caused a nine-vehicle pileup after driving 85 mph the wrong way on the 14 Freeway while under the influence of methamphetamine was sentenced this week to seven years in state prison. The Los Angeles County district attorney's...
  • Up to 6 bikers involved in beating of SUV driver, court papers say

    Up to 6 bikers involved in beating of SUV driver, court papers say
    As many as six motorcyclists were involved in the beating of an SUV driver following a wild chase along the west side of Manhattan, according to charges filed when  a new suspect was arraigned on Tuesday.   Craig Wright, 29, of Brooklyn, was arraigned...
  • Gang 'tax collector' convicted in infant's death claims innocence

    Gang 'tax collector' convicted in infant's death claims innocence
    A Los Angeles Superior Court judge cut off a man convicted for his role in the 2007 shooting death of an infant near MacArthur Park as he briefly claimed his innocence at a sentencing hearing Thursday. Juvenal Cardenas Mejia -- a longtime gang "tax...
  • Fined porn producer fires back against AIDS healthcare group

    Fined porn producer fires back against AIDS healthcare group
    A San Francisco-based adult film company that was fined nearly $60,000 for occupational safety and health complaints fired back at an AIDS healthcare group, saying it was "fear-mongering about HIV to push a political agenda." The statement from Marc...
  • No Hollywood ending to piracy off Somalia

     No Hollywood ending to piracy off Somalia
    The Tom Hanks movie "Captain Phillips," which opens Friday, will focus attention — again — on piracy off the coast of Somalia. The movie, in which (spoiler alert) the bad guys get caught, unfortunately might lead you to think that this is a...
  • Police union manager who stole $360,000 gets 4 years in prison

    Police union manager who stole $360,000 gets 4 years in prison
    The office manager for a police union in Anaheim was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison for embezzling more than $360,000 by using a typewriter to change the amount on her paychecks. Cindy Ann Su’a of Whittier was the only paid...
  • It's a benchmark moment for Yasiel Puig in Dodgers' 6-4 win

    It's a benchmark moment for Yasiel Puig in Dodgers' 6-4 win
    MIAMI — Maybe the Dodgers should bench Yasiel Puig more often. Held out of the starting lineup to improve his focus and fined by Manager Don Mattingly to improve his punctuality, Puig came off the bench Tuesday and hit the first pitch he saw for a...
  • Group fined after alleged dirty tricks against gay San Diego candidate

    Group fined after alleged dirty tricks against gay San Diego candidate
    SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee that apparently formed last year to hurt the San Diego mayoral bid of Carl DeMaio by reminding voters that he is gay has been fined $7,500 for violating campaign disclosure laws. The group, called...
  • Police: 'Bored' Oklahoma teens randomly kill Australian student

    Police: 'Bored' Oklahoma teens randomly kill Australian student
    A rural Oklahoma shooting has drawn widespread attention in Australia after a visiting student was randomly shot and killed by "bored" teenagers looking for a target, police said. Chris Lane, 22, a baseball player on scholarship with East Central...
  • Yasiel Puig takes seat, but his benching by Dodgers doesn't last long

    Yasiel Puig takes seat, but his benching by Dodgers doesn't last long
    MIAMI — Don Mattingly's patience with Yasiel Puig finally ran out Tuesday, when the Dodgers manager held the rookie outfielder out of the starting lineup, then fined him for arriving at the ballpark more than half an hour late. But the benching...
  • Justice for Bradley Manning

    Justice for Bradley Manning
    In sentencing Army Pfc. Bradley Manning to 35 years in prison, a military judge disappointed both the prosecution, which had sought a 60-year term, and Manning's most ardent supporters, who believe he should serve no time at all. Assuming that Manning...