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  • M.I.A. x Versus Versace collection plays into twisted logo trend

    M.I.A. x Versus Versace collection plays into twisted logo trend
    Cheap is becoming chic in a different way. British pop star M.I.A.'s upcoming capsule collection for Versus Versace brings street style's current love of twisting designer logos and prints to a high fashion brand. For this 19-piece collection, which...
  • Mexico cartel honcho reportedly killed by gunmen dressed as clowns

    MEXICO CITY -- Gunmen dressed as clowns burst into a children’s party and shot to death the eldest brother of one of Mexico’s erstwhile largest and feared drug-trafficking families, Mexican officials and press said Saturday. Francisco Rafael...
  • State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations

    State 'concerned' about Caesars allegations
    Maryland gambling control officials said Tuesday they're "concerned" about allegations in other states involving the company building Baltimore's casino, Caesars Entertainment Corp. Caesars said Monday that one of its Las Vegas businesses is the subject...
  • Boehner confuses extortion with democracy

    House Speaker John Boehner insists all that's needed to reopen the U.S. government and raise the debt ceiling (to prevent default and disaster) is for the majority party to sit down and negotiate with him. Let's be clear: negotiation is a necessary...
  • Whitey Bulger: Who should play him in the movie? [Poll]

    Boston mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger is the kind of notorious, made-for-the-movies character who motivates actors to brush up on their scowls. With Bulger's conviction Monday on charges of murder, extortion, money laundering and weapons possession, the...
  • Monterrey emerging from shadow of drug violence

    Monterrey emerging from shadow of drug violence
    MONTERREY, Mexico — It is one of those small, hopeful signs that this traumatized city may be awakening from the nightmare of Mexico's drug wars: Armando Alanis once again feels safe enough to stop off for a late-night nosh at Tacos Los Quiques, a...
  • Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang

    Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang
    Charged with policing inmates in the Baltimore City Detention Center, correctional officer Jennifer Owens admitted to doing the opposite Tuesday. Owens, who worked as a correctional officer in the Baltimore jail from 2007 to 2013, pleaded guilty to a...
  • 'Porter Ridge' No 'Duck Dynasty' in Premiere; OWN's 'Haves' Hot

    "Porter Ridge," Discovery's new reality show from the producers of "Duck Dynasty" set in the backwoods of Indiana, opened to OK numbers Tuesday, overshadowed by other unscripted shows on the net. OWN, meanwhile, saw more gains for its top series to date,...
  • Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Anger Management' on FX

    Thursday's TV Highlights: 'Anger Management' on FX
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 11 - 17, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SERIES Motive Flynn and Vega's (Kristin...
  • 'Boardwalk Empire's' Capone is ... a family man?

    'Boardwalk Empire's' Capone is ... a family man?
    Al Capone, arguably the most famous gangster ever, has grown into a mythic figure, a sort of cigar-chomping, fedora-wearing, machine gun-wielding, vicious, ruthless monster. To Deirdre Marie Capone, he was simply Uncle Al. Technically, her granduncle,...
  • Rolling Stone Story On Hernandez Talks Of Drug Use, Guns

    Rolling Stone Story On Hernandez Talks Of Drug Use, Guns
    Aaron Hernandez was a heavy drug user during his days with the Patriots and his behavior angered coach Bill Belichick to the point that his job was in jeopardy, according to Rolling Stone magazine. In story excerpts from "The Gangster in the Huddle"...