| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:54 PM
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,...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Every time Hugh Jackman's up there on screen, dining out on the rage stew that is the Wolverine, I think back to his Tony Award-winning performance as entertainer Peter Allen in "The Boy From Oz." It was a terrible musical but a wonderful Broadway turn,...
| Nov 3, 2013
He appears in a restaurant, picks up everyone's tab, then vanishes with his many guards. He stars in his wedding, government officials among the guests. He is captured, then released. Twice.
Or maybe not.
Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, Mexico's most-...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
“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....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The shooting of an Anaheim man, whose death helped fuel days of heated protest in Orange County's largest city last year, was legally justified, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.
Joel Acevedo, was shot and killed by...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 5:21 PM
B37 is snarky. B29 is emotional. B51 is caring.
Either we're talking about a new, far more interesting version of bingo or observations about the six women who served on the George Zimmerman jury.
Trial watchers became accustomed to referring to the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:14 PM
The alleged Black Guerrilla Family leader who is accused of masterminding a sophisticated operation to smuggle drugs and other contraband into the Baltimore City Detention Center will plead guilty to a racketeering conspiracy charge, his attorney said...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Investigators looking into alleged corruption at the Baltimore City Detention Center appear to have made a major breakthrough this week when Black Guerrilla Family prison gang leader Tavon White, the inmate accused of masterminding a drug- and contraband-...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 4:08 PM
South Korea continues to crank out an amazing number of fine features, many of which are released in the U.S. only to get lost in the shuffle of indie and/or foreign films each year. Among these is Park Hoon-jung's gangster drama "New World," which opened...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 8:20 PM
Law enforcement officers across the Southland continued to be on alert Friday for signs of roving groups of vandals like the one that struck Hollywood on Tuesday night, even as one such “bash mob” failed to materialize in Long Beach....