News Extra, Extra By Emma G. Gallegos Published Sep 10, 2011 12:00 AM Photo by Ken Shelton via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr LAist relies on reader support, not paywalls. Freely accessible local news is vital. Please power our reporters and help keep us independent with a donation today. Donate Now Monthly Donation One-Time Donation $5/mo $10/mo $15/mo $20/mo $60 $120 $180 $240 Continue L.A. County Democratic Party lost more than $200,000 in the still-unfolding scandal of campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee, who is being released on bail tonight. Amy Winehouse's dad thinks his daughter died from a seizure related to alcohol detoxification. A bill barring prisoners in California from having a cell phone went to the governor's desk. The Violence Prevention Coalition is turning guns into art. Last night's blackout could cost $100 million. Sheriff's deputies in San Bernarndino want to know where a Cal State San Bernarndino professor accused of master-minding a drug ring got his bail money. CBS accidentally (and erroneously) reported that Steve Jobs died.