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Another Person Pleads Guilty in the City Hall Corruption Investigation—and the Details Are Damning

A real estate consultant admits to a RICO act violation in scheme to push a big downtown project
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The Investigation into City Hall Corruption May Soon Take a New, Bigger Step

To borrow from another, more popular drama, winter is coming to L.A. City Hall
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The FBI’s Shocking Case Against a Former L.A. Councilman Could Be the Tip of the Iceberg

A deeper look at what we know about troubling past and uncertain future of former Valley rep Mitch Englander
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Harvey Weinstein Sentenced to 23 Years in Prison

The 67-year-old former movie mogul arrived at court in a wheelchair to learn his fate
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Former Valley Councilman Mitch Englander Indicted for Allegedly Accepting Cash and More

According to the FBI, Englander accepted services from a female escort, $1,000 in casino gambling chips, $34,000 in bottle service at a nightclub, among other things
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Los Angeles Just Had a Record-Setting Year for City Fraud Complaints

A City Controller report details looking into 543 cases of payroll transgressions, suspected kickbacks, ineffective management, and more
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Colleagues and Friends React to the Murder of Hollywood Sex Therapist Dr. Amie Harwick

Drew Carey's former fiancee was found dead outside her Hollywood Hills apartment—and an ex-boyfriend has since been arrested
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A Judge Fears Politics ‘Infected’ the O.C. Surgeon Rape Case and Won’t Dismiss It Yet

Former O.C. DA Tony Rackauckas breaks down the discrepancies between his and his successor’s views of the case against accused rapists Dr. Grant Robicheaux and Cerissa Riley

In a Stunning Reversal, the O.C. DA Drops Its Rape Case Against Dr. Grant Robicheaux and His Girlfriend

The Newport Beach surgeon and girlfriend Cerissa Riley were charged with rape by drugs, oral copulation by anesthesia, and assault with intent to commit sexual offenses
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Accused of Serial Rape, a Newport Beach Surgeon and His Girlfriend Used the Swinger Defense

Dr. Grant Robicheaux and girlfriend Cerissa Riley faced decades in prison—until the DA suddenly dropped the charges. Inside the sordid saga of O.C.’s swinging surgeon