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Marisa Gerber

Marisa Gerber covers Los Angeles County’s criminal courts. She previously wrote about the central L.A. neighborhoods of Hollywood, Silver Lake, Los Feliz, Echo Park and Downtown. Before joining the Los Angeles Times in 2012, she reported for the New York Times, OC Weekly and the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson. Marisa grew up in Nogales, Ariz., and graduated from the University of Arizona.
Robert Durst's wife told her classmate the millionaire murder suspect was 'capable of violence'

Robert Durst, who was born into a New York real estate dynasty, appeared in court Monday for a preliminary hearing, where prosecutors argued that there's sufficient evidence for Durst to stand trial in the 2000 slaying of his friend Susan Berman.

'He will be extremely missed': Relatives remember victim of 2015 hit-and-run as judge sentences Suge Knight to 28 years

A judge Thursday sentenced former record producer Marion "Suge" Knight for a 2015 hit-and-run. Under a deal with prosecutors reached last month, Knight will serve 28 years in prison after pleading no contest to voluntary manslaughter.

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