Articles Tagged With ‘Orange County’




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California bill would limit cash cops can pay jailhouse snitches

Following revelations that a pair of Mexican Mafia members made hundreds of thousands of dollars working as jailhouse snitches, a California bill that would restrict payments to informants is making its way through the state... (Continue reading)

Judges rule that lying in court is bad

For 16 years, attorneys for Orange County have argued that social workers who lied to a judge in order to remove children from their mother, were unaware that perjury and providing false evidence was wrong.... (Continue reading)

Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Sheriff’s Department under investigation

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday it had launched a civil rights investigation into allegations the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and Sheriff’s Department withheld evidence and used jailhouse informants to illegally obtain confessions.... (Continue reading)

California companies accused of selling aborted fetal tissue for profit

The Orange County District Attorney’s Office has filed a lawsuit against two Yorba Linda-based medical companies, alleging they illegally profited from the sale of fetal tissue that was donated by abortion providers. [OC Register] State... (Continue reading)

Superior Court Clerk accused of fixing criminal cases, bribery

An Orange County Superior Court clerk allegedly “fixed” more than a 1,000 criminal cases in exchange for cash bribes as high as $8,000, according to a 38-count indictment. Federal agents arrested 10 defendants this morning... (Continue reading)

California bill would make prosecutorial misconduct a felony

Prosecutors will face felony charges for withholding or falsifying evidence if a bill that is currently making its way through the California Legislature becomes law. The bill calls for punishments of up to three years... (Continue reading)

Tribune Co. loses out on California newspaper sale

Following interference from the United States Department of Justice, the Tribune Publishing Company has lost its opportunity to corner the Southern California newspaper market. A competing publisher is now set to purchase a Southern California... (Continue reading)

DOJ trying to stop California newspaper sale

The United States Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit in attempt to block the Tribune Publishing Company from purchasing the Orange County Register. The DOJ is also trying to halt the sale... (Continue reading)

Violent crime suspects escape California jail

A murder suspect and a man accused of severing the penis of a medical marijuana dispensary owner are part of a trio who remain at large after escaping an Orange County Jail on Friday. [CBS... (Continue reading)

California judge reduces child rapist sentence

A California judge reduced the prison sentence of a man who raped a three-year-old girl, because the rapist did not seek out his victim, he just became sexually aroused. Last week, Orange County Superior Court... (Continue reading)



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