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Jurors Step Up to Nullify Marijuana Laws

Here in Los Angeles people have long had a liberal view of illegal drug use. In recent years we have seen our state's marijuana laws become more and more liberal as well. Not all other states take the ...
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Convicted Sex Offender Sentenced to Nine Years

A 61 year old Los Angeles Man was just sentenced to nine years in Federal Prison for traveling to Cambodia for the purpose of having sex with a 14 year old girl. Michael James Dodd was also ordered to ...
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New Marijuana Dispensaries May be Allowed in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Anthony Mohr issued a temporary injuction allowing dozens of Los Angeles medical marijuana dispensaries to stay open pending new City Laws or further court action. The ...
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Increase in DUI Patrols on the 118 Freeway

Expect to see extra CHP cruisers on the 118 freeway for the next year. The California Highway Patrol obtained a large grant to fund extra DUI patrols on State Highway 118. These funds will go toward ...
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Holiday DUI Arrests Increase Over 2009

DUI arrests both locally and across the state increased this year from last year. The CHP reported that the number of people arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol drugs or both increased ...
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To Bail or Not to Bail...That is the Question

If you are reading this then you already know the question, so what is the answer? With the average bail in Los Angeles County set at over $20,000, it will cost you or someone close to you a lot of ...
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Officer's Subject to Discipline for Seeking Justice

Tesitify or face discipline says LAPD Deputy Chief David Doan. LAPD issued a new directive telling officers not to request the dismissal of traffic tickets where they had no independent recollection ...
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Another California Politician Indicted

California Senator Roderick Wright from Los Angeles County was just indicted on charges of perjury and voter fraud stemming from his Senatorial race and voter registration in 2007. He also is alleged ...
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Crimes Involving Dangerous Drugs Most Likely to Cause Deportation...How Can Deportation be Avoided?

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security recently reported that the top reason for "removing" or deporting immigrants is based upon their being detained for crimes involving "dangerous drugs". these ...
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Fake Condoms, Barbie Dolls and Purses Can Mean Prison and Heavy Fines

Prosecutors in New York just sent a Chinese born American citizen to federal prison for 37 months for importing and selling millions of dollars worth of counterfeit Trojan brand condoms. 4.3 million ...
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Car Wash Owners Learn That City Attorneys Play Hard Ball

Two Los Angeles area car wash owners were just sentenced to a year in the Los Angeles County Jail and will have to pay hundreds of thousands in fines after they were convicted of multiple criminal ...
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Deputy Convicted for Bringing Drugs into Jail

Former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Peter Paul Felix was just sentenced to four years in state prison for bringing drugs into the very jails that he was charged with protecting. He must have ...
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Two Men Executed by Hanging in Japan

On a more serious note, two who were previously sentenced to death by courts in Japan were hanged last week. The executions spurred serious animosity by citizens rights groups including Amnesty ...
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If Lying for Sex Were a Crime Here, Many of Us Would be in Serious Trouble

I have been off for a while. This is because I have not seen many newsworthy articles to write about. Today I could not help myself. I read that a man in Israel was jailed for the crime of rape by ...
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DUI Checkpoint This Weekend

According to the LAPD, there will be a DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint set up this Friday, July 24, 2010 from 8:00 pm until 3 am. It will be operated by LAPD's West Traffic Division and it will take ...
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Largest Medicare Fraud Case in History Cracked by Feds

94 people were charged Friday with defrauding the Medicare System of over $250 million. Arrests went down in Miami, New York, Detroit, Houston and Baton Rouge in what is being described as the largest ...
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U.S. Supreme Court Says Gun Ownership is a Right Under the Second Amendment

In recent the case of McDonald v. Chicago, the United States Supreme Court voted 5 to 4 saying that the Second Amendment does in fact protect our right to keep and bear arms. The Court was overturning ...
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Proposition 19 to Legalize Marijuana is Losing Ground

Proposition 19, California's initiative to legalize the possession, growth and use of marijuana by people over 21 is losing ground according to the latest Field Poll. The latest poll shows that more ...
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Too Much Bad Luck in Chula Vista

Michael Eugene Richardson, of Chula Vista, California was arrested Thursday for allegeding having sex with his minor niece. His arrest comes just two days after his wife and mother-in-law were killed ...
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Suspected Urban Terrorists Arrested in Hemet

Hemet, California Poice announced the arrests of two men on Saturday in connection withthe recent urban terrorism against the City of Hemet and the Hemet, California Police Department. A joint task ...
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Orange County Man Charged In Extortion of Sexually Explicit Images

Luis Mijangos, a paraplegic man from Orange County was arrested and charged with multiple counts of violating federal laws as he extorted sexually explict images from women and girls in the Southland. ...
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Defense Attorney Busted at Criminal Court Building

Beverly Hills attorney Michael Inman was arrested yesterday after he allegedly brought heroin and methamphetamine into a courthouse lockup facility in downtown Los Angeles. Inman was held for felony ...
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Criminal Record Causes Denial of Visa for Chris Brown

Singer Chris Brown was recently denied a visa for travel to the United Kingdom because of his criminal history. As a result of the visa denial, Brown's tour had to be post-poned. As a result of ...
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Miranda Rights Trimmed by US Supreme Court

The United States Supreme Court just, or should I say injustly, ruled that crime suspects must affirmatively invoke their Miranda rights in order to afford themselves the protections under the ...
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Supreme Court Says There Must Be a Possibility of Parole For Juveniles Crimes Other Than Murder

In a landmark decision effecting over half the states, the United States Supreme Court voted 6-3 saying the states cannot sentence juvenile offenders to life in prison without the possibility of ...
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