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Mar 2012

Trayvon Martin’s death creates protest in LA as part of national outburst for justice

Talk about a shock heard around the world…the story about Trayvon Martin, a 17-year-old Florida teen, being shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer, George Zimmerman, has attracted national attention primarily because he has not been charged or arrested for this crime, claiming self-defense. At the “Justice for Trayvon Martin rally” here inLos Angeles, hundreds of protesters gathered to pay homage to this young man whose...

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Mar 2012

Tide detergent theft suspect held on $1-million bail in O.C.

There appears to be a nationwide theft wave of Tide Laundry Detergent, and Orange County, California is riding that wave as well. On Wednesday, March 14th, 2012, it was confirmed that a Vons in Mission Viejo saw a numerous containers of the big orange bottles stolen off its shelves. It seems that the well-known product is being sold on the street at a discount and...

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Mar 2012

Mission Viejo Bondsman Accused of 15 Felonies

The bail bond business is focused on getting people out of jail, but a Mission Viejo bondsman now faces 11 years in prison himself. Prosecutors are charging Kenneth Lance Hendrick, 49, with 15 felonies, saying. They say Hendrick worked with a prisoner to offer other inmates bail inside Orange County Jail, which violates state law. Hendrick is also accused of carrying methamphetamine in his sock...

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Mar 2012

California Supreme Court upholds sex abuse suits against school districts

Reported by Maura Dolan, LA Times, March 9, 2012 – Ruling in a Santa Clarita case, it says students may sue districts for alleged abuse by school employees if administrators ignore warning signs or fail to monitor the workers. School principals and other supervisors “have the responsibility of taking reasonable measures to guard pupils against harassment and abuse from foreseeable sources,” Justice Kathryn Mickle Werdegar,...

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Feb 2012

Marina del Rey Sheriff’s Deputy of 10 years suspected of child molestation…

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested for investigation of committing lewd acts on a child. Police say, Deputy Oscar Rodriguez, a 10-year department veteran, was taken into custody last Thursday and was immediately relieved of duty pending the outcome of criminal and administrative investigations.


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Feb 2012

Suspect in killings of 4 homeless men linked to other killings

Itzcoatl Ocampo, 23, is an Iraqi war veteran who was awarded medals in recognition of his service in the war and is now accused of stalking and fatally stabbing four homeless men with evidence that he intended to kill others. He is currently being held in the Orange County Jail under a “suicide blanket” with no possibility of bail, and faces life in prison or death...

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