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  • Skakel Gets A New Trial, But George Gould Can't?

    Skakel Gets A New Trial, But George Gould Can't?
    Something's been bothering me for a while now about the fact that Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel is getting a new trial that will give him a chance to overturn his conviction in the Martha Moxley murder. It's not that Skakel is getting a retrial. No,...
  • Letter: Police have more than one focus

    Re: “Police efforts miss the point,” Mailbag, Nov. 9. I read with sympathy the letter of Theodore Polychronis bemoaning police stinging prostitutes and johns when there are hit-and-runs going on. I would point out that only occasionally do...
  • Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial

    Councilman from sister city in Japan opposed to comfort women memorial
    A councilman from Glendale's sister city in Japan tried to convince city officials to remove a statue in Central Park honoring women forced into prostitution during World War II by the Japanese Army in a closed-door meeting at City Hall Friday. His plea...
  • Ohio man sentenced in Balto. Co. human trafficking case

    Ohio man sentenced in Balto. Co. human trafficking case
    A Cleveland man was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County to 20 years in prison for pimping women from Ohio over the Internet, according to the state's attorney's office. Prosecutors said Bennie Veasey, 32, lured a 19-year-old woman to Towson, where he...
  • 15-year-old forced into prostitution, Oxnard police say

    15-year-old forced into prostitution, Oxnard police say
    A man and woman were arrested in connection with the forcing of a 15-year-old girl into prostitution, Oxnard police said. Rolando Navarrete Ramirez, 34, and Graciela Vasquez, 23, were taken into custody at a home in Oxnard where the victim was forced to...
  • 15-year-old forced into prostitution for up to 6 months, police say

    15-year-old forced into prostitution for up to 6 months, police say
    A 15-year-old girl may have been forced into prostitution for up to six months at an Oxnard home, a detective investigating the case said Tuesday afternoon. Graciela Vasquez, 23, was arrested on suspicion of inducing a child to engage in a lewd act...
  • Film Review: 'The Good Road'

    Despite billing as the first Gujurati film to be submitted for the Foreign Language Oscar, "The Good Road" does not appear to be an indigenous product of the Indian province in which it was filmed. Writer-director Gyan Correa was a veteran director of...
  • Nine charged in Arundel Internet prostitution sting

    Nine charged in Arundel Internet prostitution sting
    Nine people face prostitution charges following a Nov. 15 Internet sting in which undercover detectives posed as escorts on a website, Anne Arundel County Police said. Detectives received calls and text messages from 69 different phone numbers during...
  • Sheriff's Department hiring should be probed, county supervisor says

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s 2010 hiring of dozens of officers with histories of serious misconduct should be one of the first things the agency’s incoming inspector general examines, County Supervisor Zev Yaroslavsky said Monday....
  • Two Fresno men charged in sex trafficking case

    Two Fresno men have been charged with sex trafficking two underage females, federal authorities said Thursday. Anthony Andrade, 33, and Javier Solis, 28, are accused of forcing the 15-year-old and 17-year-old victims to prostitute themselves in Fresno...
  • Undercover prostitution sting nets five arrests in Glendale

    Five men were cited and released Thursday during an undercover prostitution sting in Glendale, police said. Few details about the sting were released, but it occurred between noon and 4 p.m. at two locations — one on Colorado Street and another...