Los Angeles Times

Richard A. Serrano

Writer

Richard A. Serrano was a federal law enforcement and terrorism reporter in the Los Angeles Times’ Washington, D.C., bureau. He left The Times in 2015. Serrano previously covered the Rodney King beating and riots, the Oklahoma City and Sept. 11 terror attacks, school shootings in Colorado, Virginia and Connecticut, military courts martial and the porous U.S. border with Mexico. He has written three books, the latest “Last of the Blue and Gray” about the final survivors of the Civil War.

Recent Articles

  • Terrorism arrest in upstate New York caps busy year for FBI

    Terrorism arrest in upstate New York caps busy year for FBI

    With police on heightened alert in Times Square and elsewhere around the nation, the FBI announced the arrest of a 25-year-old man in upstate New York for allegedly providing material support to Islamic State and planning to “kill innocent civilians on New Year’s Eve in the name of the terrorist...

  • Sex-crime charge marks a turning point in the Bill Cosby saga

    Sex-crime charge marks a turning point in the Bill Cosby saga

    He was an entertainment legend, a trailblazing stand-up comedian and actor who won multiple Emmys and America's hearts. He became the first African-American to star in a television drama series and later played the part of a beloved doctor, in a show named after him. When rumors of sexual misconduct...

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