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  • Alhambra police work social media beat to reach Chinese speakers

    Alhambra police work social media beat to reach Chinese speakers
    An estranged daughter tearfully confronts her family at Twohey's Restaurant and refuses to leave. A few minutes later, the call dings into the laptop in Alhambra Police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez's cruiser. He steps on the gas as his partner for the day,...
  • John Wayne heirs Duke it out with university

    John Wayne's heirs and a certain North Carolina university known for its basketball success are locked in a legal shootout over their right to the word Duke. John Wayne Enterprises, a Newport Beach-based corporation that brands products with the...
  • L.A. sheriff's candidate McDonnell jumps into oversight debate

    L.A. sheriff's candidate McDonnell jumps into oversight debate
    Jim McDonnell, the front-runner to become the next Los Angeles County sheriff, expressed strong support Thursday for a civilian oversight commission as well as "full access" to internal records for the Sheriff Department's inspector general. McDonnell...
  • Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case

    Dodgers, not McCourt, found liable in Bryan Stow beating case
    Bryan Stow may never fully comprehend the nearly $18 million awarded him Wednesday by a Los Angeles jury. Over the last six weeks, the brain-injured 45-year-old often forgot why his parents were absent from their Capitola, Calif., home and asked when...
  • Controller recount highlights concern about California election law

    In much the way surgeons need skilled hands and fighter pilots must have great eyesight, there is at least one key requirement for election workers handling the recount in California's controller race: long attention spans. Starting Friday, they will...
  • An uncertain future for a grace note in the urban streetscape

    An uncertain future for a grace note in the urban streetscape
    I asked the gangbangers of Highland Park to stay away from the Jesus wall. That was 15 years ago. I never had to ask again. Anyone who commutes on the Arroyo Seco Parkway knows the wall I'm talking about — the long stucco shed on the west side...
  • Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor

    Pot's popularity, state law create trying times for U.S. prosecutor
    Julie Shemitz watched warily as the judge asked prospective jurors whether they or anyone close to them had a card for medical marijuana. Ten hands lifted, a third of the jury pool. "Look at all those hands," the judge said. An assistant U.S....
  • Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled

     Drought threatens future of center for developmentally disabled
    Julie Hill was born with a captivating smile and a sense of wonder. She was also born with developmental disabilities and beset with orthopedic struggles that required numerous surgeries. Her father likes to say that he was blessed with an eternal 5-year-...
  • LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests

     LAPD stops honoring some federal immigration detention requests
    The Los Angeles Police Department is no longer heeding federal immigration requests to hold inmates who might be deportable past their jail terms unless a judge has vetted the request, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Monday alongside a cheering crowd of...
  • Number of aggravated assaults in L.A. rose during first half of 2014

    Number of aggravated assaults in L.A. rose during first half of 2014
    Led by an increase in aggravated assaults, violent crime in Los Angeles rose during the first half of 2014, marking the first such increase in more than a decade. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck announced the mid-year statistics Wednesday, saying his department...
  • Trial opens in killing of young woman outside Santa Ana nightclub

    Videos of a brawl outside a Santa Ana nightclub that left a young college graduate in an unconscious heap were played repeatedly Wednesday as attorneys for two women charged in the attack told jurors that it was the victim herself who caused her own...