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Organized Crime

News, articles and information about the mafia, mobs, crime syndicates, organized crime and crime families.
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  • On Location: L.A. feature film production edges up in 2011 while TV dips

     
    On location filming in Los Angeles area rose 4% last year, as a rise in feature film production and commercial shoots offset a falloff in TV filming on streets and noncertified soundstages....
  • Stories that grabbed us in 2011: Rogues, thieves, porn and more

     
    The most-read stories of the year at latimes.com included ones about a devastating earthquake in Japan and another about Arnold Schwarzenegger. Investigative news pieces were also among the most-read stories, including a look at the feared Sinaloa drug...
  • 72 Hours: Me'Shell Ndegéocello, No Age and more

     
    The once-again weekly Pop & Hiss rundown of the weekend's top concerts, including Me'Shell Ndegéocello and No Age....
  • Theater Beat looks at the best of 2011

     
    The Times’ Theater Beat reviewers – Philip Brandes, F. Kathleen Foley, Margaret Gray, David C. Nichols and Charlotte Stoudt – spend the year prowling Los Angeles area theaters, especially the smaller ones, and providing their opinions of...
  • 2 wounded on Venice Boardwalk in suspected gang shooting

     
    Two people were shot on the Venice Boardwalk in an apparent gang-related attack that rocked the popular destination with mulitple gunshots, police said Wednesday night....
  • Suspect in parole agent shooting involved in 2002 SWAT standoff

     
    A parolee apprehended Wednesday night on suspicion of shooting a parole officer after an hours-long manhunt was involved in a standoff with SWAT officers in the same general area in 2002, law enforcement authorities told The Times....
  • Freeway reopens after suspect arrested in parole agent's shooting

     
    A section of the busy 210 Freeway in Lake View Terrace was reopened Wednesday night after authorities detained a parolee suspected of shooting and seriously wounding a parole agent....
  • Mobile home burns but firefighters save Chihuahua named Mojo

     
    When fire swept through a mobile home Wednesday in El Cajon, the owner managed to escape the flames and heavy smoke -- albeit it narrowly. But when firefighters from Heartland Fire & Rescue got inside the home, they found the......
  • Former drug kingpin pleads guilty to racketeering, conspiracy

     
    Former drug kingpin Benjamin Arellano Felix pleaded guilty on Wednesday to federal racketeering and conspiracy charges, marking the end of a decade-old case targeting what was once Mexico’s most powerful organized crime group....
  • Suspect in parole agent's shooting apprehended, officials say

     
    A parolee suspected of shooting and critically wounding a parole agent in Lake View Terrace was detained Wednesday evening after an hours-long dragnet, law enforcement officials told The Times. Multiple law enforcement officials who spoke to The Times...
  • 2 Lake View Terrace schools locked down in shooting manhunt

     
    Two schools were locked down Wednesday evening as law enforcement authorities tightened their dragnet for the parolee suspected of shooting and seriously wounding a parole agent....
  • Suspect in parole agent's shooting was guilty of weapons charge

     
    he parolee suspected of shooting and seriously wounding a parole agent Wednesday was convicted of being a felon in possession of a firearm and making terrorist threats, according to court records....