Matt Lait

Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

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City Editor at the Los Angeles Times who spent years as an investigative reporter writing about the LAPD

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The LA City Council has agreed to pay $24 million to settle lawsuits by two men whose wrongful convictions for murder cost them years of their lives in prison.

The City of LA Pays Millions to Wrongfully Convicted Men

The LA City Council has agreed to pay $24 million to settle lawsuits by two men whose wrongful convictions for murder cost them years of their lives in prison.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Life in Prison for Metrolink Killer and Killers of Homeless Men

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Michelle Delgadillo, wife of City attorney  Rocky Delgadillo , pleaded 'no contest' in court today.

Mrs. Delgadillo and Her Outstanding Warrant

Michelle Delgadillo, wife of City attorney Rocky Delgadillo , pleaded 'no contest' in court today.

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