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Re "Beliefs on gun crime way off," May 8 How can The Times manage to mention that "some researchers" attribute the significant reduction in gun crime in the United States to the reduced use of lead in gasoline (other causes mentioned were the decline in...
Tags: Firearms, Crime, Law and Justice
Guess they were right: There’s just no telling. This news would rate just above “Kobe Bryant Gets Fat,” if still trailing “Lindsay Lohan Elected U.S. Senator” in the you’ve-gotta-be-kidding-me department: Pedro...
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This post has been corrected, as indicated below.Gun crime has plunged in the United States since its peak in the middle of the 1990s, including gun killings, assaults, robberies and other crimes, two new studies of government data show. Yet few Americans are aware of the dramatic drop, and more...
In 1989, then-Los Angeles Councilman Zev Yaroslavsky unveiled an audacious plan to boost the city police force by more than 25% to 10,000 officers. He couldn't have imagined that city leaders would chase that goal for nearly a quarter of a century...
The number of violent crimes involving guns has plummeted in the last two decades, but more than half of Americans think the opposite is true, according to reports released Tuesday. Killings, assaults, robberies and other crimes involving guns have...
Whatever happened to magic realism? The question arises when dipping into "Maya's Notebook," Isabel Allende's bruising, cinematically vivid new novel. It's an exercise in gritty realism rather than the fanciful folkloricism that Allende has been known...
Tags: Isabel Allende, FBI, Authors, Arts and Culture, Interpol
L.A. NOWA Mexican citizen was arrested on suspicion of trying to sneak in nearly 37 pounds of cocaine at a border checkpoint in Calexico, federal authorities said Thursday....
At the end of this month, Virgina trap rap supremo Pusha T will head off with Kanye West to the City of Light in an effort to create what the MC calls something “super, super dark.” Pusha’s well-received mixtape “Wrath of Caine&...
L.A. NOWThis post has been corrected. Please see below for details. A North Hills woman who authorities allege plied a young girl with crack cocaine and photographed her having sex with an older man was indicted Tuesday on federal charges of......
While electric vehicles continue to grab the green-car spotlight, an older technology has quietly emerged as a player in the fuel economy wars: turbocharging. Once the province of performance cars, turbochargers now power economy cars, family sedans and...
For years, rumor had it that Bobby Brown had introduced Whitney Houston to drugs — but Michael Houston, one of the singer's two older brothers, has revealed to Oprah Winfrey that the real story was quite different. It's a story that has Michael...
L.A. NOWFederal authorities on Thursday announced a sweeping racketeering indictment against a Mexican Mafia-controlled gang that allegedly terrorized the South L.A. neighborhood just north of USC through drugs, extortion, murder, and robberies targeting the...
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