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Category: Justice

LA Police May Soon Issue Citations, Fines for ‘Quality of Life’ Crimes

The Los Angeles City Council recently adopted a new program that will allow police officers to issue citations and fines for minor “quality of life” crimes.
categories City AffairsJustice

Korean Business Charged With Money Laundering in L.A. Fashion District Raid

Q.T. Fashion owner Andrew Jong Hack Park, 56, of La Canada-Flintridge, business manager Sang Jun Park, 36, of La Crescenta were among those arrested on Wednesday on charges related to money laundering and smuggling goods.
categories BusinessJusticeNeighborhoods

Bell Gardens Students Lay Down the Law

MUSD’s first ‘Teen Court’ opens at local high school.
categories EducationJusticeNeighborhoodsYouth

$90 Million Seized After Raids in LA Fashion District

The city’s Fashion District was not only hiding the best bargains for clothing and accessories, but also a money laundering scheme linked to international drug cartels.
categories BusinessJusticeNeighborhoods

New Study: Prop. 47 Would Help California Address Overcrowded Prisons

A measure on the November ballot would reclassify six non-violent felonies to misdemeanors in California.
category Justice

Ex-USC Professor Pleads Guilty to Sexual Assault of Filipino Minors

A 65-year-old ex-USC professor pleaded guilty on Friday, September 5 to traveling to the Philippines and sexually assaulting several underage boys between ages 9 and 17.
categories JusticePublic Safety

Former Alhambra Unified Teacher Sentenced on Molestation Charges

Jose Jesus Mosqueda, a former special education teacher at Repetto Elementary School, sexually abused girls in fourth grade between 2008 and 2011, according to the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.
categories EducationJusticeNeighborhoodsPublic Safety

Court School to the Classroom — Bill Would Help Incarcerated Kids Stay Enrolled

Only 1 in 5 students exiting juvenile detention in California enroll in school within 30 days. A proposed bill, AB 2276, seeks to improve that statistic.
categories EducationJusticePoliticsYouth

Do Ferguson and Alhambra Have Something in Common?

While the nation discusses racial tensions in policing, a media critic suggests Ferguson be reviewed the context of its news coverage -- and that it could take a lesson from Alhambra Source.
categories JusticeMediaPublic Safety

Kids’ Health Suffers When Parents Go To Jail

A new UC Irvine study found significant health and behavioral problems in children of incarcerated parents.
categories HealthJusticeYouth
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