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  • Filner could lose $1,704 a year in pension payments under plea deal

    Filner could lose $1,704 a year in pension payments under plea deal
    SAN DIEGO -- Ex-Mayor Bob Filner will lose about $1,704 a year in pension payments if the judge who sentences him on charges of mistreating women accepts a pension reduction clause in his plea bargain with prosecutors, according to figures released...
  • Supreme Court to address death penalty and mental disability

    Supreme Court to address death penalty and mental disability
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday it would consider taking another step toward limiting the use of the death penalty, this time by trying to clarify the legal standard for who is ineligible for the ultimate punishment because of mental...
  • Bad behavior isn't an illness

     Bad behavior isn't an illness
    When the 1980 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (commonly known as the DSM-3) was being prepared, psychiatrist Allen Frances lobbied for the inclusion of a new diagnosis: masochistic personality disorder. His push...
  • Serial rapist may no longer live in proposed Antelope Valley home

    Serial rapist may no longer live in proposed Antelope Valley home
    A proposal to release a serial rapist to a home in the Antelope Valley has been thrown into doubt after the landlord withdrew his support for the move, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Friday. News of the landlord's decision...
  • Review: Brandy Clark dazzles with '12 Stories'

    Review: Brandy Clark dazzles with '12 Stories'
    This has been a great year for women's voices in contemporary country music, starting with the auspicious debut album from Kacey Musgraves in March and ramping up now with an even bolder new arrival, Brandy Clark. The question out of the gate is whether...
  • Career jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, allegedly hits Palm Desert store

    Career jewel thief Doris Payne, 83, allegedly hits Palm Desert store
    An 83-year-old woman who claims to be an international jewel thief with a five-decade career was back behind bars Wednesday after allegedly stealing a ring from a jewelry store in Palm Desert. Doris Marie Payne was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of...
  • Ex-Bay Area professor's guilty plea to infant sex abuse is set aside

    The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals this week set aside the 37 1/2-year prison sentence of a former Cal State East Bay professor who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a woman's infant daughter multiple times. In setting aside the prison term for...
  • Rabbi arrested in Beverly Hills on suspicion of sex abuse in New York

    Rabbi arrested in Beverly Hills on suspicion of sex abuse in New York
    A rabbi working at a community center in Beverly Hills was arrested this week on suspicion of child sex abuse on a warrant from New York City. The 30-year-old rabbi who reportedly goes by Menachem "Mendel" Tevel was arrested Tuesday about 1:30 p.m. in...
  • Penn State paying $59.7 million to Jerry Sandusky victims

    Penn State paying $59.7 million to Jerry Sandusky victims
    Penn State said Monday it is paying $59.7 million to 26 young men over claims of child sexual abuse at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, a man once revered at the university who is now serving what is effectively a life prison...
  • Man barricaded clerk inside store, repeatedly raped her, D.A. says

    Man barricaded clerk inside store, repeatedly raped her, D.A. says
    An 18-year-old man has been charged with kidnapping and raping a woman inside a convenience store, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Joseph Leo Amaya faces two counts of forcible rape and three counts of sexual...
  • Bell doctor arrested in alleged sexual assault of patient

    Bell doctor arrested in alleged sexual assault of patient
    A Bell doctor has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient after a woman reported that she was attacked while seeking treatment for stomach pains, police said Monday. Bell police detectives Monday appealed for other potential victims...