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  • Supreme Court denies bid to stop rapist's release to L.A. County

    Supreme Court denies bid to stop rapist's release to L.A. County
    The California Supreme Court on Wednesday denied a last-ditch bid to stop the release of a serial rapist to Los Angeles County, clearing the way for Christopher Hubbart to be freed once suitable housing has been found. The justices rejected without...
  • Serial rapist unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison, lawyer says

    Serial rapist unlikely to re-offend upon release from prison, lawyer says
    A convicted serial rapist who has been ordered released under strict supervision in Los Angeles County embraced intensive treatment for years while locked in a state mental hospital and is not a public safety risk, his attorney said Wednesday....
  • Many 911 cellphone calls lack location information, study finds

    Many 911 cellphone calls lack location information, study finds
    Cellular phone networks across California are failing to properly deliver the location of 911 callers to emergency rescuers in a growing majority of calls for help, according to a report released by advocates for the state's emergency dispatchers....
  • California cites 'massive prisoner release' in Supreme Court appeal

    California cites 'massive prisoner release' in Supreme Court appeal
    California lawyers late Friday filed the state's full appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court, asking the high court to set aside orders to reduce prison crowding by the end of December. Despite the state's contention that it intends to meet the prison...
  • Garcetti says he wants L.A. to shed its '800-pound gorilla' image

    Garcetti says he wants L.A. to shed its '800-pound gorilla' image
    Under a brilliant white canopy, mayors from dozens of Los Angeles County cities gathered on the back lawn at Getty House Monday to talk about public safety, traffic congestion, job creation and how they can better work together to tackle problems.   New...
  • O.C. terminates GPS firm for failing to track probationers

    O.C. terminates GPS firm for failing to track probationers
    After an internal audit revealed negligence, officials at the Orange County Probation Department have terminated a contract with a GPS monitoring service. The audit showed that in a review of 143 cases, there were more than 15 instances of "gross...
  • After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman

    After 'Justice for Trayvon' rallies, protesters defend Zimmerman
    HOUSTON — Dueling marches here Sunday in support of and in opposition to the verdict in the George Zimmerman case led to a massive police deployment, heated face-offs but no violence, police said. For many, the protests showed that although the...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD

    Zimmerman verdict: Multiple people taken into custody by LAPD
    Multiple protesters denouncing the George Zimmerman verdict were taken into custody Monday night  after Los Angeles police declared an unlawful assembly in the Crenshaw district.  The police actions came after several hours of lawlessness along Crenshaw...
  • 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...
  • Tempers flare as crowd at courthouse waits for Zimmerman verdict

    Tempers flare as crowd at courthouse waits for Zimmerman verdict
    SANFORD, Fla. -- The white-haired old man waded into the crowd that was shouting “Justice for Trayvon!” in the shade of the courthouse here Saturday, smiling as he murmured, “George Zimmerman is an innocent man.” Terrie Ann...
  • Defense rests in Zimmerman trial in half the time prosecution took

    Defense rests in Zimmerman trial in half the time prosecution took
    SANFORD, Fla. -- The defense in the George Zimmerman case Wednesday completed presenting its case to the jury, which will soon begin deliberations on whether the neighborhood watch volunteer murdered Trayvon Martin or shot the unarmed teenager in self-...