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  • 'Game of Thrones' recap: Heads will roll

     
    On this week's episode of Game of Thrones, "The Old Gods and the New," we get a closer look at the effect Ned Stark's life and death have had on Theon and Jon....
  • Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate

    Todd Akin's remarks on rape may help clarify the abortion debate
    Like any sentient person, I was appalled by Missouri Republican Congressman Todd Akin's comments about "legitimate rape." I was shocked by the Limbaugh-ian proportions of his ignorance about the female reproductive system ("in cases of legitimate rape,...
  • 5 LAPD officers investigated in mother's death; family wants answers

     
    The grandmother of a woman who died after a confrontation with Los Angeles police officers is demanding answers as LAPD Chief Charlie Beck promised a full investigation. "I take all in-custody death investigations very seriously," Beck said in a...
  • Man who raped, murdered Anaheim shopkeeper gets life sentence

     
    Louis Roger Acosta Jr. 41, was found guilty in May of one felony count of special circumstances murder in the commission of rape for the assault and death of Dung Duong, the 42-year-old owner of the D&D Market in Anaheim....
  • Videotaped LAPD altercations prompt calls for investigations

     
    A Los Angeles police commissioner said he wants to examine recent videotaped altercations involving LAPD officers, including one in which a woman died. Police Commission member Richard E. Drooyan said “each incident is disturbing and of concern to...
  • Man found guilty of raping ex-girlfriend, women he met on MySpace

     
    A Yorba Linda man who had pleaded guilty to raping an ex-girlfriend and two women he met on MySpace was convicted for the second time after he withdrew a previous guilty plea....
  • New regulations seek to expose Congo conflict minerals

     
    Controversial new U.S. rules will soon require publicly traded companies that use minerals such as tin, tungsten and gold to disclose whether the minerals they buy to make cellphones, laptops and other goods may have helped bankroll conflict in the...
  • Man gets 7 years for sexually attacking two women, stabbing one

     
    A Santa Ana man was sentenced to seven years in prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting two women and stabbing one of them in the head. Juan Carlos Quintas, 31, pleaded guilty Tuesday to felony forced oral copulation, felony rape and......
  • Former Laguna Beach rug merchant accused of rape is being evicted

     
    A former Laguna Beach rug merchant who is accused of rape now faces a civil court trial for back rent on the Laguna Niguel home where he lives. Saeid Boustanabadi Maralan, 54, who is facing multiple sexual assault charges, is......
  • Judge who said rape victim 'didn't put up a fight' later apologizes

     
    A longtime Newport Beach judge who said that a rape victim “didn’t put up a fight” and that her sexual assault was only “technical” apologized for his remarks when confronted by a state agency. Superior Court Judge Derek G....
  • Judge who said rape victim should have 'put up a fight' is rebuked

     
    The state agency that monitors judicial misconduct has publicly admonished an Orange County judge, saying his remarks in a sexual assault case breached judicial ethics and created an impression of bias against the victim....