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92-Year-Old Former City Attorney gets Probation for Murder

A 92-year-old former city attorney received probation after murdering his son in his Old Town San Diego home.

Jury Awards Verdict Against Former Mrs. America

In 1981, Jill Scott and Plaintiff G.E. Scott were married.  In 1990, she was crowned Mrs. America.  In June 1998, a San Diego jury awarded $690,000 to Mr. Scott after his now ex-wife and her new husband Rick Chance hired bounty hunters.

Emmy Award Winning Producers Acquitted

For years, two Los Angeles television producers told authorities they were unwitting pawns in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded investors out of millions of dollars.

FBI Agrees to Settle False Arrest Case

A San Diego man wrongfully arrested by an FBI agent in May 2000 will get $190,000 from the federal agency in a federal court settlement.

Recycled Sewage Pipe Accidentally Connected to Drinking Water

A cascade of errors by Otay Water District inspectors, contractors and others caused treated sewage to flow into the drinking water of an Eastlake business park instead of drinking water, according to a district report.

Verdict in Belmont Park Shooting Gets $1,000,000 in Punitive Damages

A 23-year old youth counselor who was shot twice by an off-duty National City police officer working as a security guard at Belmont Park in Mission Beach has been awarded $1.6 million by a jury. 

Grand-Nephew of Philippines President gets Time Served
for Murder

The grand-nephew of former Philippines President Corazon Aquino was charged with first-degree murder in the execution-style murder of an actress from the soap opera The Young and the Restless in her Lomita home.

The Infamous Bumfights Case

 Lawyers for a homeless man who appeared in the controversial “Bumfights” video have filed a civil suit against the filmmakers for violating the man’s privacy.