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  • Mental illness sans cliches

    DENNY CRANE calls it "mad cow," but viewers of "Boston Legal" know William Shatner's character is in the early stages of Alzheimer's disease. Another character on the show, Jerry Espenson (played by Christian Clemenson), has strange tics, can't keep his hands off his thighs, but, despite having obsessive-compulsive disorder, makes his living as a lawyer.
  • Love, disease and a killing

    Love, disease and a killing
    A series of heavy doors slid open, one by one, at the Pima County Jail. And finally I was sitting with 53-year-old Sanford "Sandy" Garfinkel, who had just been sentenced to 16 years in prison for killing his terminally ill wife by holding a pillow over...

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood
    Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...

    PASSINGS: Lionel Rose, Gunter Sachs, Thomas G. Nelson

    PASSINGS: Lionel Rose, Gunter Sachs, Thomas G. Nelson
    Lionel Rose 1st Aborigine to a win world boxing title Lionel Rose, 62, the first Australian Aborigine to win a world boxing title, died Sunday near Melbourne after being ill for several months, his family said. He had a stroke in 2007 that left him...

    Army Cpl. Kenneth E. Necochea Jr., 21, San Diego; among 6 soldiers killed by suicide bomber in Afghanistan

    Army Cpl. Kenneth E. Necochea Jr., 21, San Diego; among 6 soldiers killed by suicide bomber in Afghanistan
    Kenneth E. Necochea Jr. surprised his family one day by announcing he had joined the Army as an infantryman. After he graduated from Poway High School in San Diego County in 2007, he trained briefly as an emergency medical technician and drifted...