BRIEFLY TEENAGER GETS LIFE FOR HOME HEISTS.LANCASTER - A Lancaster teenager was sentenced Friday to life in prison for two violent home-invasion robberies in Lancaster that left a homeowner and a concerned neighbor wounded.
Kyrone Blakney, 18, was convicted of attempted murder In the criminal law, attempted murder is committed when the defendant does an act that is more than merely preparatory to the commission of the crime of murder and, at the time of these acts, the person has a specific intention to kill. and burglary in the robberies, but jurors deadlocked 9-3 in favor of not guilty on a murder charge for a fatal roadside holdup attempt earlier the same night in Palmdale.
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Comment sought on school leader
LANCASTER - The Eastside Union School District is seeking input from residents and staffers on what traits, skills, abilities and experience they would like to see in a new superintendent.
The consultant helping the district search for a new superintendent will be available to meet with people beginning at 1 p.m. March 6.
Appointments can be made by calling the district office at (661) 952-1213. Superintendent Colleen col·leen
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Man gets 25 to life for gang slaying
LANCASTER - A 22-year-old man was sentenced on Friday to 25 years to life in prison for the gruesome gang-related slaying of a young Lancaster man.
Nicolas Koufos was convicted in the August 2002 killing of 22-year-old Carlos Ochoa Carlos Augusto Ochoa Mendoza (born March 5, 1978 in Apatzingán, Michoacán) is a Mexican footballer, who currently plays for Monterrey.
He started his acreer as a substitute for Necaxa, but rose to fame for playing with UANL Tigres, where he reached the final. , whose body - burned beyond recognition - was found in a field on the outskirts of west Lancaster.
Co-defendant Dewayne Strong, 22, has started trial and co-defendants Aaron Sobalvarro, 25, and Sobalvarro's cousin, Diego Sobalvarro, 24, are awaiting trial in Los Angeles Los Angeles (lôs ăn`jələs, lŏs, ăn`jəlēz'), city (1990 pop. 3,485,398), seat of Los Angeles co., S Calif.; inc. 1850. Superior Court.
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Trial is ordered in fatal stabbing
LANCASTER - A female transient accused of stabbing to death a homeless man was ordered Friday to stand trial on a charge of murder.
Marisa Melrose, 44, is charged with one count of murder in the December slaying of 42-year-old Myron Dorsey, who was found stabbed in a camper van in a Valley Central shopping center shopping center, a concentration of retail, service, and entertainment enterprises designed to serve the surrounding region. The modern shopping center differs from its antecedents—bazaars and marketplaces—in that the shops are usually amalgamated into parking lot.
Dorsey was found the night of Dec. 14 after an intoxicated in·tox·i·cate
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2. Melrose approached a deputy patrolling the shopping center and told him a man in the van had fallen on a knife in her motor home.
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