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Bail Set For Former NFL Player Darren Sharper

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Sharper loses Arizona bid to be released on bail

The indictment filed last month in Arizona alleges that Sharper gave the sedative zolpidem to three women and then had sexual contact with two of them without their consent.

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Man robs bank in 'I Have Issues' shirt

A man presented a note to a bank teller that said he was armed and intended to rob the bank in the San Francisco Bay area Thursday.

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California Couple charged with human trafficking and slavery

The district attorney's office said a young girl spent two years working four days a week in a Pacoima restaurant and cleaning a couple's home the rest of the time.

Jury convicts husband in Iraqi woman's death

A jury has convicted an Iraqi immigrant of bludgeoning his wife to death in their suburban San Diego home, a case that was initially considered a hate crime.

Brief partial evacuation of LAX Terminal 7 over false bomb threat

Authorities say the ticketing area of a terminal at L.A. International Airport was partially evacuated after a man told a ticketing agent he had a bomb in his bag.

Arrests made in suspected Seal Beach burglary ring

Dubbed "Operation Crossover," Seal Beach police and several agencies including SWAT arrested several suspected gang members in connection with more than 100 burglaries.

Man arrested, 2 backpacks detonated at Boston Marathon (updated)

Police evacuated the area on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured more than 260 people.

LA police commission: More scrutiny after video camera tampering

The police commission grilled LAPD command staff on why no one was held accountable for tampering with in-car video cameras. LAPD commanders said they have new protocols to fix the problem.

3 hospitalized after shooting in San Bernardino Subway

A gunman opened fire at a Subway restaurant Monday afternoon, injuring at least three people, NBC-LA reports.

GPS 'no deterrent' for 2 men accused of 4 Orange County murders

Two men charged with the murders of four women in Orange County wore GPS anklets at the time of the crimes. "GPS cannot always deter crimes," said the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Body scanners will replace strip searches at LA County jails

A pilot program to replace strip searchers with body scanners at L.A.'s county is intended to reduce tension between inmates and deputies. It comes as use of force incidents rose slightly over last year.

Arraignment delayed in Orange County rape, killings case

An Orange County Superior Court judge on Tuesday delayed the arraignment of Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon to May 19. They remain jailed without bail.

Hearing postponed in ex-NFL player Darren Sharper's rape case

An L.A. judge has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona.

Families take legal action against Long Beach police for fatal shootings

Two families whose loved ones were fatally shot by Long Beach police last year took legal action against the city, arguing the killings were unjustified. It comes as officer-involved shootings spiked in the city.

Police: Suspects wore GPS devices during killings (updated)

Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, both of Anaheim, were arrested Friday on suspicion of murder in the slayings of four women, Santa Ana police said in a statement.

Bell scandal: Kingpin Robert Rizzo gets prison term in tax case

On Wednesday Robert Rizzo faces sentencing in state court on 69 counts of fraud, misappropriation of public funds and other charges for his role in the Bell scandal.