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A 13-year-old Riverside boy has been sentenced to 40 years to life for killing his neo-Nazi father, but undedr the law he can’t be imprisoned past the age of 23. In January the court found the teen intentionally murdered his father, Nazi leader Jeff Hall. With good behavior the teen could be eligible for parole in seven years.

A Temecula man is looking at prison time after agreeing to plead guilty in an online “sextortion” scheme involving the reigning Miss Teen USA. Nineteen-year-old Jared Abrahams has agreed to a plea deal that could see him serve between two and three years behind bars. Abrahams had been accused of gaining access to computers and email accounts of his female victims and then extorting them by threatening to release naked pictures of them if they didn’t comply.

Enrollment in the federal health insurance program was very light in the first days of its existence. Documents released yesterday by a House panel show just six enrollments on the books as of October 2nd, the day after the healthcare.gov website was launched.

It’s good to be Kobe Bryant. Kobe is scheduled to get a $24.3 million dollar balloon payment from the Lakers today toward his $30 million dollar a season salary. No word yet on when Kobe might actually play for the Lakers.

Daylight Saving Time ends this weekend. That means an extra hour of sleep for most of us. Be sure to turn your clocks back an hour before going to bed Saturday night. Officials say its also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

It looks like the highly-anticipated new “Star Wars” film is still having trouble getting into hyperdrive. According to “The Hollywood Reporter,” Disney CEO Robert Iger is insisting that “Episode Seven” hits theaters in 2015. But sources say the producer and most of the film’s creative team want to push the release back to 2016.



November 1, 2013 at 5:14 am | On Air | No comment