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  • Gov: Ex-Mexican Mafia chief lacks insight about role

    Former Mexican Mafia leader Rene "Boxer" Enriquez has helped law enforcement for years, hasn't been disciplined in a decade and had support for his parole request from federal and state agencies and the corrections system itself. That wasn't enough for...
  • Actor who plays 'American Horror Story's' Meep hit by car, is badly hurt

    Actor who plays 'American Horror Story's' Meep hit by car, is badly hurt
    An actor on the show “American Horror Story” was in critical condition Friday after he was hit in the head by the side-view mirror of a car in Hollywood. Ben Woolf, who plays the character Meep on the FX channel show, was hit by the mirror...
  • Harris Wittels dead at 30: 'Parks and Recreation' executive found at L.A. home

    Harris Wittels dead at 30: 'Parks and Recreation' executive found at L.A. home
    Comedian and co-executive producer of NBC's "Parks and Recreation," Harris Wittels, was found dead Thursday at his Los Angeles home, authorities said. He was 30. Wittels' body was discovered by his assistant at 12 p.m. in the 2200 block of North...
  • No bomb found near Oscars venue; police search area out of caution

    No bomb found near Oscars venue; police search area out of caution
    The Los Angeles Police Department's bomb squad descended Thursday on Highland Avenue near Hollywood Boulevard -- a stone's throw from the upcoming Academy Awards show -- over reports of explosives that turned out to be unfounded. About 3 p.m., the...
  • White powder found on letter to L.A. judge; FBI investigating

    Police and hazmat crews were called to a Los Angeles courthouse Wednesday when a mailroom staffer discovered white powder on an envelope addressed to a judge. Just after 4 p.m., someone in the mailroom in a Van Nuys courthouse spotted a “white,...
  • Settlement for owner of cabin where Dorner committed suicide

    The owners of the mountain cabin where rogue ex-Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner holed himself up during a deadly gun battle with deputies will be paid $200,000. San Bernardino County and Palmdale resident Candace Martin and her son Eric...
  • Brandish a fake gun near a cop, and expect to get shot

    To the editor: The answer to the toy gun vs. real gun problem will not be found in well-intended legislation. It will be found in parenting, education and a little common sense. ("Real or fake? Tragic encounters fuel debate over realistic-looking...
  • Owners of cabin where Christopher Dorner died to get $200,000

    Owners of cabin where Christopher Dorner died to get $200,000
    The owners of the cabin that burned down during the final showdown between ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner and law enforcement in 2013 will be paid $200,000 for their loss.  The cabin in the Angelus Oaks neighborhood of Big Bear burned down Feb. 12,...
  • LAPD deploys extra officers to South L.A. in wake of homicide surge

    LAPD deploys extra officers to South L.A. in wake of homicide surge
    With historic lows in killings as a backdrop, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday ordered dozens of extra officers be deployed to South L.A. neighborhoods that saw surges in shootings and homicides beginning last weekend and spilling into the...
  • Extra officers deployed to South Los Angeles following surge in killings

    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck has ordered dozens of extra officers deployed to neighborhoods in South LA that have seen a surge in shootings and killings. The Los Angeles Times reports (http://lat.ms/1vkjq03 ) Beck ordered a modified tactical...
  • Chalk outlines drawn on sidewalk: Scary threat or marketing campaign?

    Chalk outlines drawn on sidewalk: Scary threat or marketing campaign?
    A series of body outlines painted and scrawled in chalk on the sidewalk on Fairfax Avenue in Beverly Grove grabbed the attention of residents and triggered a police investigation Tuesday afternoon. The LAPD’s Wilshire Division began...