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  • Anchor Bay Inks U.K. Deal with Richwater

    LONDON -- Anchor Bay Entertainment UK, the British arm of the Starz-owned, Beverly Hills-based distribution company, has inked a co-production pact with Jonathan Sothcott's London-based indie Richwater Films. The partners will develop, finance and...
  • Review: "Boardwalk Empire" Season 3

    Review: "Boardwalk Empire" Season 3
    The third season of "Boardwalk Empire" achieved such operatic highs -- and featured such an assortment of twisting alliances, along with a truly menacing villain -- that the slow start to the current campaign is perhaps to be forgiven. Granted, there's...
  • 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...
  • Eight plead guilty to involvement with Armenian crime ring

    Eight plead guilty to involvement with Armenian crime ring
    Eight people, including four who live in Burbank, Glendale and Montrose, pleaded guilty Monday to various charges, including racketeering conspiracy, bank fraud and identity theft, centered around the activities of an Armenian organized crime ring,...
  • Film Review: 'The Family'

    When properly applied, bad taste can have a wonderfully liberating, palliative effect, and contemporary French cinema has produced few more discerning mainstream vulgarians than Luc Besson. But without any sense of joy in transgression, or real humor...
  • Mexico's Pena Nieto defends 'arduous' reform agenda

    MEXICO CITY — Despite the massive street protests that forced him to change the venue of his first state of the nation speech, Mexican President Enrique Pea Nieto used the occasion Monday to defend his ambitious reform agenda, pledging to forge...
  • Boardwalk Empire Season 4 episode 2 recap: Resignation

     
    “A servant is not greater than his master, nor is a messenger greater than the one who dispatched him.” With such pointed scriptural citation does Jeffrey Wright bring his mesmerizing presence to HBO's Boardwalk Empire Season 4, playing Dr....
  • 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...
  • Second corrections officer pleads guilty in jail smuggling case

    Second corrections officer pleads guilty in jail smuggling case
    Corrections officer Katera Stevenson, 25, pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday to a racketeering charge, admitting her part in a Black Guerrilla Family gang network that smuggled drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore jail. A corrections...
  • Man who killed strip club owner Jimmy Casino in '87 gets life in prison

    Man who killed strip club owner Jimmy Casino in '87 gets life in prison
    A quarter of a century after a Santa Ana strip club owner was ambushed and gunned down, a Hawaiian man has been sentenced to life in prison in what once was one of Orange County’s most intriguing unsolved murders. Richard Curtis Morris Jr. was...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip

    'Boardwalk Empire' recap: Nucky handles business before Florida trip
    Before gangster Nucky Thompson (Steve Buscemi) explores a money-making opportunity in Florida, he takes care of business on his Atlantic City turf in Episode 38 (“Resignation”) of HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire.” First there&...