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  • L.A. visitor pleads guilty to pointing laser at helicopters

    A man awaits sentencing after pleading guilty this week to pointing a green laser at two helicopters in Los Angeles, officials said. The man, Isaias Gonzalez, is the second to be prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Central District of California office...
  • Ariel Castro pleads guilty in Ohio kidnappings, spared death sentence

    Ariel Castro pleads guilty in Ohio kidnappings, spared death sentence
    Ariel Castro agreed Friday to plead guilty in a Cleveland court to kidnapping and raping three women during a decade of captivity as part of deal that will spare him the death penalty but keep him in prison for the rest of his life. [Updated at 9:17 a....
  • Phony music exec sentenced; lured sex assault victim on Craigslist

    An Arkansas man has been sentenced to six years in prison for sexually assaulting a 21-year-old woman in Glendale after she responded to his job posting for a personal assistant on Craigslist, the Glendale News-Press reported. Garry Dwayne Boga, 27,...
  • O.C. man accused of fatally beating 18-month-old girl to go on trial

    O.C. man accused of fatally beating 18-month-old girl to go on trial
    A Santa Ana man accused of beating an 18-month-old girl to death will go on trial for murder Monday in Orange County. Prosecutors say Juan Carlos Aguilar, 27, was left alone with the 18-month-old daughter of his girlfriend’s sister for about two...
  • 'Pink Panther' jail break: Jewel thief escapes with accomplices' help

    'Pink Panther' jail break: Jewel thief escapes with accomplices' help
    A brazen attack on a Swiss prison has broken out another member of the “Pink Panthers” ring of jewel thieves and a fellow inmate, spurring a massive manhunt in western Switzerland and across the border with France, Swiss authorities said...
  • One gets death, one life in prison for deadly Compton shootings

    A gang member who opened fire at a crowded Compton Metro station, killing two and wounding three, was sentenced to death Thursday morning. His co-defendant in the case received life in prison without parole. Ronald Earl Brim, 48, was convicted of first-...
  • Bell's Robert Rizzo pleads no contest, to get 10 to 12 years in prison

    Bell's Robert Rizzo pleads no contest, to get 10 to 12 years in prison
    Longtime Bell city administrator Robert Rizzo, who became a national symbol for public corruption for alleged graft in the small city, pleaded no contest to 69 charges, prosecutors said Thursday. Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in...
  • Robert Rizzo blames assistant for Bell corruption, gets prison

    Robert Rizzo blames assistant for Bell corruption, gets prison
    Robert Rizzo, the central figure in the scandal that made the working-class city of Bell a national symbol for government graft, effectively admitted for the first time Thursday his role in the corruption scheme. On the eve of his trial, Rizzo made a...
  • U.S. outlasts rally to lead Presidents Cup

    U.S. outlasts rally to lead Presidents Cup
    The Americans survived a late rally Thursday and put the International team in a familiar hole in the Presidents Cup at Dublin, Ohio. Steve Stricker blasted out of a plugged lie in the face of a bunker to three feet to save par as he and 20-year-old...
  • NHL fines Avalanche's Patrick Roy $10,000 for outburst vs. Ducks

    NHL fines Avalanche's Patrick Roy $10,000 for outburst vs. Ducks
    Rookie Colorado Avalanche Coach Patrick Roy was fined $10,000 Thursday for his partition-banging outburst toward Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau. “Roy's actions at the conclusion of the game were irresponsible,” NHL Senior Executive Vice...
  • L.A. Now Live: Robert Rizzo headed to prison in Bell corruption case

    L.A. Now Live: Robert Rizzo headed to prison in Bell corruption case
    Discuss former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo’s no-contest plea and who’s due in court next in the city’s corruption scandal with Times reporter Ruben Vives at 9 a.m. Rizzo, the central figure in the scandal that made the working-class...