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Category: Justice

Mayor’s Killing Reveals Many ‘Dark Secrets’

The mother of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, who was fatally shot — allegedly by his wife — during a family fight at his home, filed a lawsuit Monday against her daughter-in-law, claiming the mayor was shot in “cold blood.”
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoods

‘Jail Hotels’ Offer An Alternative to County

Montebello’s ‘self-pay’ inmate program costs $100 a day.
category Justice

Pinoy LGBT Group Lauds CA Ban on Gay, Transgender ‘Panic’ Defense

California Governor Gerry Brown recently approved Assembly Bill 2501, an act that bans the use of “gay panic” or “trans panic” defenses in court.
categories JusticePoliticsRace/Ethnic Relations

Shooting Death of Mayor Shocks Bell Gardens

Daniel Crespo’s wife fired the fatal shots, say police.
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoods

Bell Gardens Mayor Fatally Shot: Wife Detained and Released

Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo was fatally shot Tuesday in what investigators called a domestic dispute.
categories City AffairsJusticeNeighborhoods

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
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