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Suge Knight’s attorney seeks new bail review hearing

LOS ANGELES — Marion “Suge” Knight’s attorney said in a new court filing released July 8 that video footage from a Jan. 29 confrontation in Compton — for which the former rap mogul is charged with murder and other counts — shows him being “viciously attacked and fleeing for his life.” The defense’s motion, filed Read More…

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Decker sworn in as new U.S. Attorney for Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Eileen M. Decker has been sworn in as the U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California. Decker was sworn in June 29 by U.S. District Judge Beverly Reid O’Connell in a private ceremony in her courtroom in the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles. Decker now leads the largest U.S. Attorney’s Read More…

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State senator proposes expanding Board of Supervisors

LOS ANGELES — On a day when the county Board of Supervisors voted to change the organizational structure of the county government, giving themselves more power, a measure that would increase the number of elected county supervisors from five to seven was approved by a state Senate committee. The proposed Senate Constitutional Amendment 8, approved Read More…