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  • Harold Dow dies at 62; decorated CBS newsman helped shape '48 Hours'

    Harold Dow dies at 62; decorated CBS newsman helped shape '48 Hours'
    Emmy-winning CBS News correspondent Harold Dow, who helped shape the documentary program "48 Hours" and covered the kidnapping of Patty Hearst and the 9/11 attacks, has died. He was 62. Dow died unexpectedly Saturday morning in New Jersey, network...
  • Luke McKissack dies at 72; L.A. criminal and civil rights lawyer

    Luke McKissack dies at 72; L.A. criminal and civil rights lawyer
    Luke McKissack, a prominent Los Angeles criminal defense and civil rights attorney whose clients included Sirhan B. Sirhan after his conviction for the assassination of Sen. Robert Kennedy and an Army private charged with the hand-grenade killing of two...
  • Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star

    Leslie Nielsen dies at 84; serious actor became a comic star
    Leslie Nielsen, a serious actor who became a comic star with his career-changing roles in "Airplane!" and the "Naked Gun" comedies, died Sunday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. He was 84. Nielson died of complications from pneumonia at a hospital near his home,...
  • Philip Vannatter dies at 70; LAPD detective in O.J. Simpson case

    Philip Vannatter, the Los Angeles police detective who led the investigation of the 1994 slayings of Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman, has died. Vannatter died of complications from cancer Friday in Santa Clarita, his wife, Rita, said. He was 70....
  • Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt dies at 63; former Black Panther whose murder conviction was overturned

    Elmer 'Geronimo' Pratt dies at 63; former Black Panther whose murder conviction was overturned
    Elmer G. "Geronimo" Pratt, a former Los Angeles Black Panther Party leader whose 1972 murder conviction was overturned after he spent 27 years in prison for a crime he said he did not commit, has died. He was 63. Pratt, whose case became for many a...
  • BCS Strips USC of National Championship

    BCS Strips USC of National Championship
    LOS ANGELES -- The BCS announced Monday it has stripped USC of its 2004 national championship. The move is the latest penalty levied against the University in the wake of the scandal involving former Trojan running back Reggie Bush. USC was hit with...
  • Ray Lewis: Hollywood's next great action hero?

    Ray Lewis: Hollywood's next great action hero?
    A few months removed from his popular appearances in those amazing Old Spice commercials, Ravens linebacker and action hero Ray Lewis is at it again. This time, Lewis has teamed up with Saints quarterback Drew Brees for a Pepsi Maxx commercial in the form...
  • PASSINGS: Jock Smith, Malam Bacai Sanha

    Jock Smith Law partner of Johnnie Cochran Jock Smith, 63, who was a law partner with the late Johnnie L. Cochran Jr., died Sunday of an apparent heart attack while watching television at his home in Montgomery, Ala., said his law partner Sam Cherry....
  • Joseph Bosco dies at 61; freelance crime writer wrote book about O.J. Simpson murder trial

    Joseph Bosco, a freelance crime writer who secured one of the few permanent seats at the O.J. Simpson criminal trial and turned his observations into a nonfiction book about the murder case, has died. He was 61. Bosco died of natural causes July 8 in...
  • Race is the uneasy issue in Trayvon Martin/Zimmerman case

     
    As I wrote in my Sunday print column, the Trayvon Martin-George Zimmerman case has the potential to expose racial fault lines in this country like nothing since the 1995 O.J. Simpson murder trial. The latest evidence of that: the flap......
  • Your votes are in: The 20 greatest L.A. sports figures of all time

     
    It started out as the 10 greatest L.A. sports figures of all time, but after getting 1,712 ballots, we are expanding it to the top 20. It is quite the eclectic group, a nice mix of announcers, coaches, athletes and......