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  • Jean Smith dies at 93; Junior League president and Nancy Reagan confidant

    Jean Smith dies at 93; Junior League president and Nancy Reagan confidant
    Jean Webb Vaughan Smith, a member of the Reagans' inner circle who championed volunteerism as national president of the Assn. of Junior Leagues, died Wednesday in Los Angeles of natural causes, her family said. She was 93. Smith joined the Junior...
  • 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....
  • Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist

    Raymond L. Johnson Sr. dies at 89; lawyer, civil rights activist
    Raymond L. Johnson Sr., an attorney, civil rights activist and former Tuskegee Airman, died Dec. 31 in Los Angeles of complications of pneumonia and heart failure, said his wife, Evelyn. He was 89. Johnson, who practiced law for nearly 50 years, was a...
  • Philip Vannatter dies at 70; LAPD detective in O.J. Simpson case

    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....
  • Tighter scrutiny for outpatient surgery centers

    Tighter scrutiny for outpatient surgery centers
    Outpatient surgery centers in California that perform Lap-Band operations and other procedures will face new scrutiny under a law signed by Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation requires private accrediting firms to inspect outpatient centers at least once...
  • D.A. Cooley's office won't file misdemeanors against Kinde Durkee

     
    Los Angeles County prosecutors said Thursday they will not pursue misdemeanor charges against campaign treasurer Kinde Durkee for allegedly claiming to be an accountant when she did not have a license. Durkee already has been charged in federal court...
  • GoDaddy backs away from piracy bill after pressure from websites

     
    Internet registration service GoDaddy.com has taken itself out of the firing line on one of the Internet community's biggest controversies. GoDaddy had been a vocal supporter of the Stop Online Piracy Act, the bill that would allow media companies to........
  • Followers of polygamist Warren Jeffs give up bikes, trampolines

     
    Warren Jeffs rules: Polygamist sect leader Warren Jeffs has issued new rules to his followers, including a ban on children's toys....
  • TSA as holiday elf? TSA launches help line for disabled travelers

     
    Holiday travel" Just in time for the onslaught of Christmas travelers, the Transportation Security Administration unveiled a helpline Thursday designed to assist travelers with disabilities or other special medical needs....
  • Dodgers cite Texas Rangers in opposing Fox Sports appeal

     
    This will not be one of the prouder legacies of Bud Selig's tenure as baseball commissioner: This year's team in bankruptcy citing last year's team in bankruptcy in challenging the legal claims of one of baseball's valued television partners. The......
  • 'X Factor' winner Melanie Amaro on how victory feels

     
    'The X Factor' winner Melanie Amaro on her Season 1 win and what it feels like to be mentored by Simon Cowell....