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Santa Clarita Murder Trial Enters Final Phases

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Nearly three years after Rick Sandoval was shot and left for dead, and Alejandro Sanchez-Torres was fatally shot near his 7-year-old son, the Santa Clarita murder trial for three men accused in the crime entered its final stage. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.  Related: Murder Trial Under Way In 2011 Halloween Robbery, ...

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Pre-Trial For Woman Accused Of Mother’s Murder Delayed

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The pre-trial for a former Saugus High School student accused of fatally shooting her mother was continued to Nov. 20 during a hearing on Wednesday, according to Ricardo Santiago, a spokesman from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Laura L. Purviance, 25, who briefly attended Saugus High, ...

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UPDATE: Court Upholds Cumulative Voting In Santa Clarita Lawsuit

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Updates with quote from city attorney A superior court judge again upheld the legality of cumulative voting, which was questioned in a statement by city of Santa Clarita attorneys. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The move led to speculation in open court Monday that a new lawsuit challenging the legality of cumulative voting ...

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Santa Clarita Woman Accused Of Starving Horses

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A Santa Clarita woman is being charged with multiple counts of animal cruelty due to the “starvation of several horses in Leona Valley,” according to the District Attorney’s Office. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Aron Emily Jacques, 33, of Santa Clarita, is facing nine charges Wednesday in court in connection with starving ...

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Juvenile Hall Therapist Charged For Alleged Sexual Misconduct

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A former North Los Angeles County juvenile hall therapist pleaded not guilty Monday, after being ordered to stand trial for sexual misconduct with a 16-year-old boy, officials said. Ana Patricia Moennich, 37,  faces charges of one felony count each of contact with minor for sexual offense and oral copulation of a person under 18, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s ...

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