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Re "Brown vows fight over prisons," April 13 Federal courts have found the overcrowding and inmate healthcare in California's prisons intolerable, even though Gov. Jerry Brown says officials are "doing the best job possible." Maybe they're both right...
Tags: Safety of Citizens, Politics, Government, Jerry Brown, Prisons
CARACAS, Venezuela — When state Gov. Henrique Capriles ran unsuccessfully for president in October against longtime incumbent Hugo Chavez, he largely ignored a series of smears alleging that he was a Nazi or sexual pervert, saying he wouldn't...
MEXICO CITY—Mexican drug cartels are striving to become “key players in the European drugs market,” Europol officials said Friday. Their statement, issued from Europol headquarters in the Hague, said that Mexican criminals have...
Joseph W. Alton Jr., who served as the first Anne Arundel County executive and whose political career ended at the jailhouse door, died Friday of complications from dementia at Genesis Eldercare Spa Creek Center. He was 94. "Joe was probably the most...
This post has been updated. See note below for details.Saying he still poses a threat to society, Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday blocked parole for Manson family member Bruce Davis. “Until Davis can acknowledge and explain why he actively championed the Family’s interests, and shed more light on the...
Tags: Sharon Tate, Murder, Executive Branch, Criminals, Government
Tribune reporterA reputed mob enforcer was found guilty today in federal court on a gun charge that will land him in prison for at least 15 years because of his lengthy criminal record, authorities said. Mario Rainone, 58, had little reaction to the verdict by the...
Tags: Judges, Justice System, Criminals, Trials, Prisons
L.A. NOWA former Cudahy councilman was sentenced to three years in federal prison for his role in an extortion and bribery case that authorities say exposed widespread corruption in the southeast Los Angeles County city. Osvaldo Conde was the last of......
Your recent front page article about criminal asset seizures and the Diffenderffers was good investigative reporting ("Seizing assets to take profits from crime," Feb. 17). To recap, Michael Diffenderffer had marijuana plants in his basement. The police...
Tags: Crime, Law and Justice
The Senate rejected a bill Monday night that would have prevented the Maryland Transit Administration from audio-taping passengers' conversations after a vigorous debate over the competing values of safety and privacy. The 23-22 vote to kill the measure...
Arts aren’t the answer to ills of this world To the editor: I heard a local activities director on the news last week say that “the arts are the making of a community.” No offense to anyone, but I beg to differ with him. And in thus...
When Whitey Bulger was arrested in Santa Monica late on the afternoon of June 22, 2011, it brought to an end one of the longest, and strangest, manhunts in U.S. history. Nearly 82, Bulger had spent 15 years hiding in plain sight in an apartment complex...
Since the Motown sound went silent -- except on oldies stations -- and General Motors and Chrysler (but not Ford) required life support from Washington, there has been little to recommend Detroit, Mich., to visitors, much less its residents. The...
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