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  • Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult

    Teen accused of Oakland bus fire attack will be tried as adult
    A high school student who allegedly set fire to another teenager's skirt on a bus in Oakland will be tried as an adult. An Alameda County Superior Court judge on Thursday rejected arguments from defense attorneys that 16-year-old Richard Thomas should...
  • Fewer L.A. County probation department employees arrested in 2013

    Fewer L.A. County probation department employees arrested in 2013
    Los Angeles County probation officials have made substantial strides in reducing criminal misconduct committed by department employees, according to a report released Tuesday. Officials said the improvement — with cases falling from 74 in 2011...
  • Officials protest Texas plan to execute Mexican citizen

    Officials protest Texas plan to execute Mexican citizen
    HOUSTON — A Mexican national facing execution in Texas this week has drawn support from Mexican officials, a former Texas governor and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry, who appealed to Gov. Rick Perry and state courts for a reprieve —...
  • The 'affluenza' debate comes to California

    The 'affluenza' debate comes to California
    The Texas teenager who played the "affluenza" card to stay out of prison certainly sounds like a spoiled brat. In fact, he wouldn't deny it; that was his argument for a light sentence — that his overprivileged, under-disciplined life had led to a...
  • O.C. deputy who pepper-sprayed teen's pizza pleads guilty

    An Orange County sheriff's deputy was sentenced Friday to one year of informal probation and 100 hours of community service after pleading gulty to pepper-spraying a teen's pizza during a routine traffic stop. The teen and four friends later became...
  • 3 teens reportedly admit to sexually assaulting Audrie Pott

    3 teens reportedly admit to sexually assaulting Audrie Pott
    Three teenage boys have admitted that they sexually assaulted a 15-year-old Northern California girl who later hanged herself after she discovered that cellphone photos had been taken of her after the incident, according to reports Wednesday by two news...
  • Letters: How long should they be in jail?

    Re “Growing up in prison,” Opinion, Jan. 13 Although I think that Edel Gonzalez should no longer be considered a threat to public safety, that sentiment is based on his not being the triggerman in the crime he was convicted of two decades...
  • 2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April

    2014 winter-spring movie preview: An overview of films opening through late April
    The 2014 winter-spring movie preview is a broad overview of films opening through late April. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Movie previews: A listing in the...
  • PETA protesters suspected of trying to block SeaWorld float arrested

    PETA protesters suspected of trying to block SeaWorld float arrested
    Sixteen people protesting a SeaWorld float in the Rose Parade on Wednesday were arrested, according to the Pasadena Police Department. The SeaWorld float, which depicted a boy snorkeling above sea life including orcas, was surrounded by heavy security...
  • The cross and the county seal

    The cross and the county seal
    Los Angeles County Supervisors Don Knabe and Michael D. Antonovich are beginning 2014 by reopening the contentious debate over whether there should be a Christian cross on the county seal. Words almost fail, but here's one that comes to mind: Seriously?...
  • Jahi McMath family, Children's Hospital Oakland agree she can be moved

    Jahi McMath family, Children's Hospital Oakland agree she can be moved
    The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath and Children's Hospital Oakland have reached an agreement that will allow a team to transfer the girl to another facility. The facility was not immediately identified and although the girl can be moved while on a...