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LA Cop Wanted On Suspicion Of Murder

AP | Posted 03.17.2015 | Crime

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — An arrest warrant was issued Monday for a rookie Los Angeles policeman suspected of killing a man during a fight in Pomona whi...

LAPD Not Fit to Investigate Itself in Shooting of Skid Row Homeless Man

Jeff Norman | Posted 05.03.2015 | Crime
Jeff Norman

It's possible the police were justified in shooting the man known to locals as "Africa." But considering how the Times equivocated about what's visible in the video, it seems Smith and Beck have so far doled out more propaganda than credible information.

The Books We Loved in 2014

The New York Public Library | Posted 02.22.2015 | Books
The New York Public Library

Each year, millions of books make their way through The New York Public Library system. With so many books to choose from, it would seem an impossible task for our librarians to select their favorites. But, shockingly, it wasn't nearly as difficult as we thought!

Family Of Man Shot By LAPD Files $20 Million Suit

AP | TAMI ABDOLLAH | Posted 05.15.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A father who saw his unarmed son fatally shot by Los Angeles police on live television filed a $20 million wrongful death lawsuit...

Techno-Gastronomy in the Big Apple

Rozanne Gold | Posted 05.17.2014 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Imagine lots of food for thought by inspired thinkers who inspire others to probe both the virtual and the tangible corners of the edible realm.

Cookbook Nirvana: The Roger Smith Cookbook Conference

Rozanne Gold | Posted 03.17.2013 | Home
Rozanne Gold

Nirvana -- a place of bliss -- is my word for a cookbook conference taking place in New York City in a few weeks. The conference's promise? A tantalizing array of panels, distinguished guests and illuminating workshops, all under one roof at the Roger Smith Hotel on Lexington Avenue.

Leaked LAPD E-mail Insults Animal Rights Activists

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 12.07.2012 | Green

A Los Angeles Police Department commander is facing criticism after a leaked email surfaced in which he suggested that a subordinate make arrests to a...

Occupy LA Protesters Defy Mayor, Refuse To Leave Encampment

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG and ANDREW DALTON | Posted 01.28.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Wall Street protesters declared a minor victory Monday when they defied a midnight deadline to leave their tent city encampment ar...