Former legislator gets probation

LOS ANGELES - A former state legislator accused of striking a parking attendant with his vehicle during a USC football game pleaded no contest Tuesday and was immediately sentenced to three years of probation and 40 hours of community service.Walter Karabian, 72, pleaded to a misdemeanor count of disturbing the peace stemming from an incident in which a parking attendant allegedly was hit by the defendant's car as he entered a garage at Exposition Park on Dec. 5, 2009. The attendant, a woman, was not seriously hurt.

********** Published: November 4, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 29