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  • Rockefeller impostor acted odd but isn't a killer, his lawyers say

     
    Defense attorneys Monday said they would not deny that Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter changed his name numerous times, acted oddly and went out of his way to avoid authorities wanting to ask him about the 1985 death of John Sohus. Gerhartsreiter's......
  • L.A. Now Live: Fake Rockefeller a con artist or murderer?

     
    In the 1980s, Christian Gerhartsreiter passed himself off as the 13th baronet of Chichester while living in a San Marino guesthouse. Later, he moved to the East Coast and assumed the name “Clark Rockefeller,” leading people to believe he was a...
  • TNT/TBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'The Closer' spin-off in works

    TNT/TBS 2011-12 TV schedule: 'The Closer' spin-off in works
    With the final season of "The Closer" approaching TNT announced Wednesday that it will launch a spin-off called "Major Crimes" starring Mary McDonnell as Capt. Raydor, who was often butting heads with Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson (Kyra...
  • Summer reading: Current events

    Summer reading: Current events
    Allah, Liberty and Love The Courage to Reconcile Faith and Freedom Irshad Manji Simon & Schuster: $25 The author looks at the contentious world views sometimes dividing Muslims and non-Muslims and suggests solutions to transcend those differences....
  • 7 Days: Big White Clouds At The Heirloom (See Saturday)

    Thursday, June 2 HAMMER TIME Oscar Hammerstein I left Prussia for New York in 1864, where he worked sweeping the floor of a tobacco factory. He learned a thing or two about making cigars in the process, and went on to make a ton of money in cigar...
  • Book review: 'The Man in the Rockefeller Suit' by Mark Seal

    Book review: 'The Man in the Rockefeller Suit' by Mark Seal
    Great con artists understand this about human nature: The suckers want to be taken. In 1978, a poor, semi-educated German teenager named Christian K. Gerhartsreiter arrived in New England on a falsified student visa. Brilliant, charismatic and twisted,...
  • What became of Linda Sohus?

    Nearly three decades of whispering and wondering in San Marino spilled into the open this week when prosecutors aired their evidence that Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter killed John Sohus at a San Marino home in 1985. Witness after witness helped paint a...
  • Elusive 'Clark Rockefeller' figure charged in 1980s' slaying of San Marino man

     
    Twenty-six years after a San Marino couple disappeared from their home, Los Angeles County prosecutors Wednesday charged an illusive German national with murder in the slaying of the husband. The charge against Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter caps a...
  • Boston suspect will not fight extradition to California in 1985 San Marino slaying

     
    A German-born man who ingratiated himself with the Boston elite while known as Clark Rockefeller will not fight extradition to California in the 1985 killing of his San Marino landlord, his attorney said Friday. Born Christian Karl Gerhartsreiter, he has....
  • In our pages: The case of con man Clark Rockefeller

     
    The con man who went on to call himself Clark Rockefeller started out as Christian K. Gerhartsreiter -- and he's now been charged with murder....
  • Phony Rockefeller heir to face murder charges in L.A. this week

     
    A German-born man whose multiple aliases have included that of a Rockefeller family scion is headed to California to face charges in connection with the 1985 killing of his San Marino landlord, Los Angeles sheriff's officials said Wednesday. Christian...