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  • The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County

    The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County
    "When I turned 14, that was when I hit the track." The track, as Jessica Midkiff calls it, was Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, where she trolled for johns and turned every cent of her earnings over to the pimp who owned her. If you tried to skim a...
  • Acting Mayor Gloria rescinds Filner stop-work order for restaurant

    Acting Mayor Gloria rescinds Filner stop-work order for restaurant
    SAN DIEGO - As his last apparent act as mayor, Bob Filner issued a stop-work order for a Jack in the Box expansion in North Park. As his first act as acting mayor, Todd Gloria rescinded the order. At issue is whether Jack in the Box played fast and...
  • Five suspects held for allegedly forcing teens into prostitution

    Five suspects have been arrested on suspicion of holding two runaway girls against their will and forcing them into prostitution, authorities said Saturday. Four men and one woman face possible charges of conspiracy to commit human trafficking, false...
  • Jail inmates involved in violence, sex crimes are freed early

    More jail inmates in Los Angeles County are being set free after serving only a fraction of their sentences, a Times investigation has found.  The releases are benefiting even inmates sentenced to jail for violence and sex crimes, with those offenders...
  • L.A. Now Live: Sex offenders, violent inmates released early

    L.A. Now Live: Sex offenders, violent inmates released early
    Join us at 9 a.m. when we talk with Times reporter Jack Leonard about inmates being released early from Los Angeles County jail. More jail inmates in Los Angeles County are being set free after serving only a fraction of their sentences because of...
  • Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize-winning poet, has died

    Seamus Heaney, Nobel Prize-winning poet, has died
    Seamus Heaney, the poet and essayist from Ireland who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1995, has died. He was 74. An Irish Catholic who was growing up in Ulster when the Troubles began and who later moved to Dublin, Heaney engaged with the violence...
  • Supervisors want to get tougher on men who seek underage prostitutes

    Supervisors want to get tougher on men who seek underage prostitutes
    Trying to curb the number of men who pay to have sex with children, Los Angeles County leaders Tuesday urged state lawmakers to toughen penalties for men who seek out underage prostitutes. The resolution approved unanimously by the county Board of...
  • Gloria Allred, Bob Filner's nemesis

    Gloria Allred, Bob Filner's nemesis
    She sent San Diego's departing Mayor Bob Filner some resignation "gifts" last week, among them a mirror, so he could see who was to blame for his downfall. This sort of made-for-TV event has been S.O.P. for lawyer Gloria Allred for more than 30 years....
  • Radio ratings: KBIG-FM and KLAX-FM distance selves from rivals

    Radio ratings: KBIG-FM and KLAX-FM distance selves from rivals
    The new elites of Los Angeles-Orange County radio raised their stature even further in August, as both KBIG-FM (104.3) and KLAX-FM (97.9) widened their leads against rivals, according to ratings released Tuesday by Arbitron. KBIG — the "hot adult-...
  • Senior state hospitals official cleared of wrongdoing, will retire

    SAN FRANCISCO — The chief deputy director of the California Department of State Hospitals has been cleared of wrongdoing in a sexual harassment and discrimination investigation but has decided to retire, state officials have confirmed. Kathy...
  • Burglar convicted of assaulting girl, 10, as she slept

    Burglar convicted of assaulting girl, 10, as she slept
    A Fullerton man was convicted Wednesday of sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl as she slept during a residential burglary in Buena Park, prosecutors said. The incident was one in a string of burglaries. Prosecutors said Joel Solis Aguirre, 24,...