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Harvey Weinstein sued for alleged scheme to foil misconduct probe

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| Actress Paz de la Huerta has filed a lawsuit against Weinstein and former prosecutor Michael Rubin, alleging they coordinated a scheme to get her to drop her complaint against Weinstein.

LA boxing coach arrested on charges of child molestation

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Paul Gonzales, an Olympic gold medalist and the head coach at an East L.A. gym, faces four felony counts of lewd acts upon a child.

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How DOJ's change to pot prosecution affects CA's biz

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Buyers and small shops are more likely to escape the fed's view. But larger operations might draw the attention of prosecutors.

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US ends Obama policy that let legal pot flourish

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Justice Department officials say they could take action against states that have legalized pot — including California.

California has a new US attorney

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Nicola Hanna will oversee a district that includes L.A. and six other counties. He was a prosecutor in the region during the 1990s.

'Swatting' suspect in LA faces felony charge

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The Los Angeles County district attorney filed a fugitive-from-justice warrant Wednesday against Tyler Barriss, saying he was charged with the felony Dec. 29 in Kansas.

San Bernardino County deputy dies after road rage incident

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Authorities say a man punched deputy Larry Fallce after their cars collided. Fallce suffered a serious head injury and was eventually removed from life support.

Los Angeles DA reviewing 2 cases against Harvey Weinstein

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The cases, brought by the Beverly Hills Police Department, were presented last month. Police in New York and London are also investigating accusations against the movie mogul.

LAPD's main worry about legal pot is stoned drivers

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While noting "a new day in law enforcement," the department says it's not planning to deploy additional officers to enforce new cannabis rules.

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