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  • Amazon pilots (Part 3): The comedies

    Amazon pilots (Part 3): The comedies
    In two previous posts, I discussed the Amazon pilots, a slate of proposed series by the cyberspace bookseller turned virtual moving-picture studio, now streaming online for viewer comment and ratings. (Thousands have already chimed in.) The first post was...
  • 19 charged in undercover drug probe at San Diego County schools

    19 charged in undercover drug probe at San Diego County schools
    Nineteen people are being charged with selling drugs after an undercover operation at four high schools in northern San Diego County by youthful sheriff's deputies posing as students, officials said Tuesday. Nine are current or former students and 10...
  • Former L.A. County sheriff's jailer convicted of taking bribe

    A former Los Angeles County sheriff’s jailer was convicted Friday on charges related to taking a $700 bribe and smuggling cocaine behind bars, prosecutors said. Remington Orr, 25, pleaded guilty to accepting a bribe and possession of a...
  • Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

    Legal drugs, deadly outcomes
    Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
  • Packed with heroin, burrito had bite

    Packed with heroin, burrito had bite
    The young woman sat by herself in a hallway of the bustling courthouse, nervously clasping a brown paper bag. Inside was a warm bean and cheese burrito stuffed with 24 grams of black tar heroin. Henry Marin, a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, peeked...
  • A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs

    A former L.A. cop calls for legalizing drugs
    Stephen Downing speaks fondly of his 20 years with the Los Angeles Police Department, saying he misses the camaraderie and the integrity of the people he worked with in a career that took him from street cop to deputy chief. Along the way, as commander of...
  • Official possibly hindered probe of jails

    As part of an elite intelligence team, Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies Michael Rathbun and James Sexton turn inmates into informants, looking for tips on crimes and gang activity inside the nation's largest jail system. Earlier this year, one of...
  • Robert Hughes dies; art critic and author was 74

    Robert Hughes dies; art critic and author was 74
    Robert Hughes, a sometimes lacerating reviewer who may have commanded a larger audience than any other art critic in history, reaching the masses through 31 years as chief art critic for Time magazine and in a series of multi-part television documentaries...
  • C. Everett Koop dies at 96; former U.S. surgeon general

    C. Everett Koop dies at 96; former U.S. surgeon general
    In the mid-1980s, the emerging AIDS epidemic was a high-profile target of vocal conservatives. Politicians and the religious right called for sweeping measures against those diagnosed with AIDS, including quarantine of patients, mandatory screening of...
  • James Fogle dies at 75; 'Drugstore Cowboy' author, career criminal

    James Fogle dies at 75; 'Drugstore Cowboy' author, career criminal
    James Fogle, a career criminal and writer who blew every chance he had to go straight, including the brief period after his manuscript about a band of outlaw junkies, "Drugstore Cowboy," was made into a well-regarded 1989 movie, died in prison Thursday in...
  • Donnie Andrews dies at 58; killer an inspiration for TV character

    Donnie Andrews dies at 58; killer an inspiration for TV character
    Like the television character he helped inspire, Donnie Andrews lived by a code. In his earlier years, when he was robbing rival dealers as a young hustler in West Baltimore — experiences that would later form the basis for the popular Omar Little...