BRIEFLY : WOMAN, 89, KILLED; 2 INJURED IN CRASH.
GRANADA HILLS - An 89-year-old woman was killed and two people critically injured in a two-vehicle crash involving a drunk driver Wednesday night, authorities said.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 6:10 p.m. crash in the 15500 block of Odyssey Drive, near Blucher Avenue, said Jim Wells Jim Wells MLA (born 27 April 1957) is a politician from the Democratic Unionist Party and a deputy speaker of the Transitional Assembly (Northern Ireland).
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Not guilty plea entered in deaths
MALIBU - A Los Angeles man pleaded not guilty to murder, drunk driving and other charges stemming from the deaths of two Pepperdine University law students killed in a head-on crash on the Pacific Coast Highway Pacific Coast Highway may refer to:
Kelly Dean Eastman, 37, entered pleas on Wednesday.
Eastman's van crossed into oncoming traffic near the Malibu Pier on Dec. 9 and collided with a Mazda driven by Kimberly Ellis, 22, authorities said.
Ellis and passenger Jeannine Gregory, 22, were killed. Two other passengers, Samantha Dolginer, 22, and Mark Gallagher, 23, were hospitalized for injuries and later released.
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9 arrested in lewd public acts at park
THOUSAND OAKS - Ventura County Sheriff's deputies have arrested nine men this month on suspicion of lewd public acts at Conejo Community Park, adjacent to the local botanic gardens, officials said Wednesday.
Deputies arrested eight men during a similar operation in May, said Sgt. Randy Pentis.
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Man convicted for shooting officer
A man who shot out the left eye of a rookie Los Angeles police officer during a traffic stop was convicted Wednesday of attempted murder.
Jurors in Los Angeles Superior Court were dismissed after reaching the verdict for Raul Jimenez, 48. They will return in the new year to deliberate 23 other charges stemming from the alleged kidnapping and sexual assault of a woman.
Officer Jay Cicinelli lost his left eye after he pulled Jimenez over Dec. 14, 1996, and was shot in the face.
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Water main breaks, leaving many dry
NORTH HOLLYWOOD - A six-inch water main broke Wednesday in North Hollywood, causing 35 DWP DWP Department of Work and Pensions (UK)
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DWP Drinking Water Protection customers - including six 20-unit apartment buildings - to lose water access for several hours, an official said.
The break occurred shortly after midnight on Huston Street between Lankershim Boulevard and Bellflower Avenue, said Department of Water and Power spokesman Ed Freudenburg.
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Schabarum makes probation progress
Former Los Angeles County Supervisor Pete Schabarum has completed part of his probation for evading taxes and has paid $60,000 in restitution, a judge said.
Superior Court Judge Charles Horan this week said Schabarum has completed 250 hours of community service required under his sentence.
He still must complete six months of unsupervised probation.
Schabarum, 68, was accused of embezzling nearly $50,000 from a charity group that he founded after leaving office. He allegedly used the money to pay for expensive vacations.
He pleaded no contest in June to three counts of felony tax evasion The process whereby a person, through commission of Fraud, unlawfully pays less tax than the law mandates.
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Schabarum has paid more than $9,300 in state taxes that he allegedly owed, but said he is angry because the Franchise Tax Board is demanding an additional $7,000.