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A rumpled pile of sheets. A Bloody Mary on an airline tray. Bags of mustard greens from a Korean grocery store. Gas station pumps, battered street signs, a steamed crab. These are among the everyday images encountered by artist and University of...
Baltimore's next police commissioner is walking through a west-side neighborhood with some of the community's most engaged residents, but that's not enough for Anthony W. Batts. He wants to talk to a teacher sipping coffee on her porch. He jogs across...
I am in total agreement with writer Julius Colon's letter about the problem of nonconforming liquor stores in Baltimore ("Park Heights wants fewer liquor stores," June 26). His warning about the proliferation of liquor stores in his community and the...
Los Angeles Daily NewsTwelve years of federal oversight of the Los Angeles Police Department officially ended this week when a federal judge formally dismissed the consent decree that changed how the department handled public complaints, disciplined its officers and trained...
Daily Camera, Boulder, Colo.The average student who earned his or her bachelor's degree from the University of Colorado on Friday was born in 1992 -- a year when Bill Clinton was elected president, and television shows such as "Roseanne," "Murphy Brown" and "Cheers" were...
Commercial AppealIt should be a great day at FedExForum, where the Grizzlies will take on the Clippers in Game Four of their playoff series. Bring your growl towels and your big foam bear claws. And don't forget your bulletproof vests. Or at least, that's the advice...
Leo Branton Jr., a civil rights and entertainment lawyer whose stirring defense of '60s radical Angela Davis brought him his most celebrated victory in a six-decade career often spent championing unpopular cases, died of natural causes Friday in Los...
>> 20 Years Ago — The verdicts may still be some time away but all of Southern California is bracing itself for the possibility of more riots as the second trial of the officers accused of beating Los Angeles motorist Rodney King continues. Local...
Noel Greenwood, a former senior editor at the Los Angeles Times who helped shape local and California coverage as the newspaper outgrew its modest local ambitions and transformed itself into one of national stature, died Sunday at his Santa Barbara home....
A panel made up mostly of Los Angeles political insiders will spend the next six to eight months developing strategies for addressing two problems that have bedeviled City Hall — how to eliminate a persistent budget gap and create more jobs after...
In the three-plus years since Charlie Beck put on the chief's badge at the LAPD, his goal has been to consolidate a modern, multiethnic, publicly responsible 10,000-officer department, as envisioned in the rattling reforms of 15 and 20 years ago. The...
I expected fireworks in South Los Angeles this week, when LAPD Chief Charlie Beck showed up at a community meeting to talk about Christopher Dorner, the ex-cop turned killer whose manifesto cast the department in an ugly light, resurrecting decades of...
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