28, Jul 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Federal Judge in California Rules Death Penalty is Unconstitutional
LOS ANGELES- A federal judge in California ruled Wednesday that the state’s death penalty is unconstitutional. Judge Cormac J. Carney of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California vacated the 1995 death sentence of Ernest D. Jones. …
26, Jul 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Get ready for next step in Sterling saga
The saga of billionaire Donald Sterling enters a new phase Monday when a California probate court trial examines his estranged wife's takeover of the couple's trust that owns the Los Angeles Clippers, which she is now trying to sell for a record $2 billion.
25, Jul 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Sentencing due for man who tried to aid al-Qaida
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man who used Facebook to connect with al-Qaida and planned to train its fighters in Pakistan was scheduled to be sentenced Monday in federal court.
25, Jul 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Man sentenced after planning to aid al-Qaida
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California man who told an undercover FBI agent that he was committed to waging jihad and planned to travel to Pakistan to train al-Qaida fighters was sentenced Monday to 13 years in federal prison.
24, Jul 2014 - CA Supreme Court tosses LA lawsuit over sludge ban
The California Supreme Court has tossed out a Los Angeles lawsuit aimed at allowing the city to keep using tons of treated sewage sludge as fertilizer on a Kern County farm.
24, Jul 2014 - Los Angeles, CA Charter school chain sues L.A. Unified over two campus closures
A battle for the future of a California charter school chain is headed to court Thursday over a decision by Los Angeles Unified officials to close two of its campuses.
05, Apr 2014 - Court clears way for Newhall Ranch project to proceed
A panel of a California appellate court finds that an environmental impact report adequately analyzed the project's potential effect on flora and fauna. A state appellate court on Thursday cleared away a legal obstacle standing in the way of plans to build a community of 60,000 residents about 35 miles north of Los Angeles.
04, Apr 2014 - Los Angeles, CA L.A.'s top federal prosecutor nominated to serve as U.S. district judge
President Obama nominates U.S. Atty. Andre Birotte, who oversaw investigation of L.A. County jails, to federal bench. Andre Birotte Jr., the chief federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the White House announced Thursday.
03, Apr 2014 - Obama taps L.A.'s top federal prosecutor for district court bench
André Birotte Jr., the chief federal prosecutor in Los Angeles, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, the White House announced Thursday.
03, Apr 2014 - US Attorney In Los Angeles Nominated For Judgeship
President Barack Obama on Thursday nominated a U.S. attorney from Southern California to become a federal District Court judge.
02, Apr 2014 - Riverside, CA San Bernardino, Calpers, cite progress in bankruptcy talks
RIVERSIDE, CA, March 13 (Reuters) - Bankrupt San Bernardino and its biggest creditor, the California Public Employees' Retirement System (Calpers), said on Thursday they had made substantial progress in recent negotiations over how much the city will pay the pension fund as part of any bankruptcy package. The California city, 75 miles east of Los Angeles, has been in court-ordered mediation ...