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  • Jackie Lacey wins key police union backing in D.A. race

     
    The unions representing rank-and-file Los Angeles city police officers and county deputy sheriffs announced Friday that they are supporting Chief Deputy Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey in her election campaign for district attorney. The endorsements offer a...
  • Motorist gets seven years in fatal hit-and-run accident

     
    A La Mirada man was sentenced Wednesday to seven years in prison for striking and killing a 72-year-old pedestrian with his car last year, officials said. Geoffrey Matthew Rocha, 28, pleaded no contest last month to vehicular manslaughter, admitting that....
  • Traffic death yields misdemeanor charge against L.A. councilman's aide

     
    Prosecutors with Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley's office filed misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter charges against a deputy to Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon who authorities say struck and killed a pedestrian while driving a...
  • Kamala Harris backs Jackie Lacey in L.A. County D.A.'s race

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris has thrown her support behind Jackie Lacey in the race to become Los Angeles County's next district attorney. The endorsement was announced earlier this week by the Lacey campaign, which in recent weeks has......
  • Cudahy arrests add salt to L.A. County area's civic wounds

    Cudahy arrests add salt to L.A. County area's civic wounds
    Just two years ago, a City Hall scandal in Bell touched off a round of community anger amid the working-class cities that hug the 710 Freeway in southeast Los Angeles County. Finally, local activists thought, their elected representatives would straighten...
  • Wilbur Littlefield dies at 90; trial lawyer spent four decades with L.A. County public defender's office

    Wilbur Littlefield dies at 90; trial lawyer spent four decades with L.A. County public defender's office
    Wilbur "Bill" Littlefield, a skillful trial lawyer who spent four decades with the Los Angeles County public defender's office, including 17 years as its chief, died Saturday in Van Nuys. He was 90. He had heart and kidney ailments, said granddaughter...
  • Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey leads in L.A. County D.A. race

     
    Veteran L.A. County prosecutor Jackie Lacey held a comfortable lead Tuesday in her bid to become the county's first African American and first female district attorney, with her colleague Alan Jackson narrowly edging out City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for a....
  • Veteran prosecutor Jackie Lacey takes early lead in D.A. race

     
    Veteran L.A. County prosecutor Jackie Lacey took a quick lead in early voting returns Tuesday in the race for district attorney, with her colleague Alan Jackson narrowly edging out City Atty. Carmen Trutanich for a place in a November runoff....
  • Don't seek the death penalty

    Don't seek the death penalty
    When James Lee Crummel hanged himself last month, very few mourned his passing. A child molester who kidnapped, sexually abused and murdered a 13-year-old boy in 1979, Crummel was on death row in San Quentin when he took his own life using an extension...
  • Assessor will keep $192,000-a-year salary while on leave

     
    Embattled Los Angeles County Assessor John Noguez said Friday that he was stepping aside, taking an indefinite leave of absence in response to the wide-ranging investigation of influence peddling at his office. Noguez will continue to receive his...
  • Embattled assessor's leave of absence a ‘good thing,’ D.A. says

     
    Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley praised John Noguez's decision to take a leave of absence, and suggested that might aid the ongoing corruption probe into the assessor's office....