Laurie Levenson

Professor of Criminal Law at Loyola Law School; former federal prosecutor

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Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of Charles Manson who was found guilty in the murders of Sharon Tate and others, has been recommended for parole by a California panel.

Will Charles Manson follower Patricia Krenwinkel receive parole?

Patricia Krenwinkel, a follower of Charles Manson who was found guilty in the murders of Sharon Tate and others, has been recommended for parole by a California panel.

from Greater LA

In the November runoff, if LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s opponents consolidate to support former Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, Villanueva will have a tough fight.

Villanueva alienated LA voters, supervisors, deputies. Runoff could be tough

In the November runoff, if LA County Sheriff Alex Villanueva’s opponents consolidate to support former Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna, Villanueva will have a tough fight.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva circumvented LA County District Attorney George Gascón in a high-profile case last week.

LA sheriff bypasses DA George Gascón in high-profile case

LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva circumvented LA County District Attorney George Gascón in a high-profile case last week.

from Greater LA

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