The Friday Afternoon Cram, 5/11/12

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Everything you need to know from today’s front pages

Ex-LAPD Det. Gets 27 Years To Life In Prison
Stephanie Lazarus was sentenced for killing her ex-boyfriend’s wife nearly three decades ago.
[LAT

Pair Arrested in Extortion Plot Against Stevie Wonder
Who would threaten Stevie? Allegedly, his nephew and a woman he knows.
[KTLA

Obama Raised A Pretty Penny Last Night
He also shot hoops and poked jabs at George Clooney.
[HuffPo LA

Water-Main Break Floods Venice
Cue the gondolas!
[NBC LA

Guiness Recognizes Surger For Riding 78-Ft. Wave
No word on if he had been drinking Guiness or at all.
[Daily News

Jobless Benefits to End Tomorrow for Nearly 100,000 Californians
So much for having a nice weekend.
[LAO via SFC

That $2B JP Morgan Loss We Told You About Yesterday?
The SEC has a few questions about it.
[NYT

Jennifer Hudson’s Ex-Brother-in-Law Convicted of Family Murders
William Balfour could be sentenced to life in prison.
[People]

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