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  • Mexico again missing deadline on vetting police officers

    Mexico again missing deadline on vetting police officers
    MEXICO CITY – Five years and millions of U.S.-supplied dollars later, Mexican authorities are acknowledging they are still a long way from purging and improving local and federal police forces, among the most corrupt institutions in the country....
  • Deputies: Woman stalked, extorted victims with phony child abuse reports

    Deputies: Woman stalked, extorted victims with phony child abuse reports
    After receiving complaints from folks who reported that Tawny Lynn Blazejowski had been stalking them, the Sheriff's Special Victim’s Section began a complex investigation over the past year into these allegations, according to a news release from...
  • Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf was hacked in 'sextortion' plot, FBI says

     
    The newly-crowned Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, says she is the victim of a "sextortion" plot. The FBI is investigating the case and says more than a dozen other women were targeted....
  • Elmore Leonard's love-hate relationship with Hollywood

    Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection. Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
  • Local man accused in gold scam

    A Glendale man accused of stealing about $141,000 from the bank account of a Sacramento man so he could buy 96 gold coins pleaded not guilty Friday to federal fraud charges. Karapet Damaryan, 63, and his co-defendant, Garik Voskanyan, 30, of Rancho...
  • How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent

    How to make a whodunit spoof: Hire a murderers' row of acting talent
    It was one of the top 10 grossing films of 1976, but "Murder By Death" has the feel of something Neil Simon and his brother Danny might have cooked up for Sid Caesar during their days writing for "Your Show of Shows" in the '50s: Assemble a group of well-...
  • 'Paranoia' review: Get off my product development plane!

    'Paranoia' review: Get off my product development plane!
    *1/2 (out of four) Destined to be started but not finished by Netflix streaming subscribers, "Paranoia" depicts a cutthroat community of so-called geniuses and then portrays nearly everyone as a fool. If this laughable excuse for a thriller quickens your...
  • Sofia's choice in "Getaway" ★ 1/2

    Sofia's choice in "Getaway" ★ 1/2
    "Getaway" will never be mistaken for a "Fast & Furious" sequel. It's more like "Taken … for a Ride!" Terrible but, in its squealing way, sporadically fun-terrible, it features a glowering Ethan Hawke as a former professional race car driver named...
  • Eight plead guilty in Armenian Power racketeering case

    Eight plead guilty in Armenian Power racketeering case
    Eight of 70 defendants charged in a wide-reaching investigation that targeted the small but ruthless Armenian Power gang pleaded guilty this week in federal court, authorities said Wednesday. Four of the eight were allegedly "members or associates" of...
  • Last Host Standing: David Letterman Marks 20-Year CBS Anniversary Sans Fanfare

    David Letterman made his CBS debut on Aug. 30, 1993 -- the consolation prize, at the time, for having lost the coveted "The Tonight Show" throne to Jay Leno. Yet if the host has never entirely gotten over that, he's certainly made the best of a...
  • Four men plead guilty in kidnapping scheme seeking money, drugs

    Four men have pleaded guilty in a scheme to extort money and heroin by kidnapping an 8-year-old boy, according to the Baltimore State's Attorney's office. Raheem Taylor, Randy Ennis, Gary Stokes and Nathaniel Booker pleaded guilty on Friday to charges...