It all appears to be starting up again for Linda Deutsch, the veteran Associated Press reporter whose coverage of celebrity trials has made her the queen of Hollywood crime case coverage.
But it was O.J. Simpson's 1995 double-murder trial that made her a legend, and also solidified her place as Simpson's top journalistic confidant. By both Simpson's and Deutsch's own accounts, she is the only reporter to whom he regularly speaks.
So when his current legal troubles in Las Vegas unfolded, resulting in Simpson's arrest Sunday on numerous felony counts related to an alleged hotel burglary, Deutsch's connections paid off.
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