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fired cartoonist ted rall claims the la times has a corrupt relationship with th


why did the editorial cartoonist cross the road? a variation on that very question is the basis for one of the more contentious fights in journalism today, between cartoonist ted rall and his former employer, the los angeles times. and although a court seemed to hand the times a victory earlier this...






judge tosses cartoonist's claims he was defamed by l.a. times


a judge threw out key parts of a defamation and wrongful termination lawsuit on wednesday brought against the los angeles times by freelance cartoonist ted rall. the nationally syndicated cartoonist, whose work once appeared regularly in the times, filed suit last year alleging that the newspaper...






lawsuit filed against off-duty lapd officer who fired gun during videotaped anah


a civil lawsuit has been filed against an off-duty los angeles police officer who fired his gun during a wild videotaped clash with several teenagers in anaheim last month, according to court records and a police union spokesman. christian and john dorscht filed the complaint against lapd officer...






bullet grazes lapd officer's helmet in south l.a. gun battle; k-9 wounded


a gunman who fired at los angeles police officers and wounded a k-9 during a gun battle thursday night has been captured, authorities said. the suspected shooter, whom officials did not immediately identify, was arrested about midnight, said lapd spokesman officer tony im. one k-9 was wounded,...






vermont picks alison bechdel as its 3rd cartoonist laureate


montpelier, vt. (ap) — an illustrator whose memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual father was adapted into a tony award-winning musical has been selected as vermont’s cartoonist laureate. the burlington free press reports (http://bfpne.ws/2mnrovs) that alison bechdel is vermont’s third cartoonist laureate and will be honored next month at the statehouse. […]






from the archives: 'dragnet' based on the lapd


the lapd worked closely with the television series, which some called a public relations machine for the department. staff writer don page wrote in the march 10, 1967 los angeles times: “just getting the facts, ma’am,” have become a punctuation for every parody of television’s dragnet–and they...






fatal police shooting in sunland marks first time lapd fires from helicopter


los angeles police fired a rifle from a helicopter during a shootout with a man killed in sunland earlier this week, marking the first time that specially trained swat officers have opened fire from a helicopter hovering over a scene, the lapd said tuesday. chief charlie beck told reporters that...






lapd officer is suspected of having sexual relationship with underage cadet


a los angeles police officer is under investigation over allegations the officer had sex with an underage member of the cadet program, which has been under scrutiny since the the arrest of three teenage cadets suspected of stealing several police cruisers, three law enforcement sources said thursday....






pepe cartoonist kills off character that became hate symbol


the cartoonist who created pepe the frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-semitic symbol.






pepe croaks: cartoonist kills off frog turned hate symbol


the cartoonist who created pepe the frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-semitic symbol.






swarming south l.a. isn't going to make black angelenos trust the lapd


to the editor: that los angeles police department chief charlie beck describes lapd tactics in parts of south los angeles as just an “occasional stop,” while painting them as merely inconvenient, flies in the face of hard data and experience. (“the lapd's biggest conundrum: how to suppress crime...






cartoonist laureate says world has changed, accepts gay work


vermont's new cartoonist laureate has made a career out of illustrating the complexities of same-sex relationships and says the world has changed around her and is now much more accepting of her work.






romania: keep the corrupt in jail, where they belong


thousands of romanians have braved sub-zero temperatures to protest legal changes pardoning corrupt officials.






romania: keep the corrupt in jail, where they belong


thousands of romanians have braved subzero temperatures to protest legal changes pardoning corrupt officials.






police commissioners concerned by 'significant increase' in shootings by lapd of


los angeles police chief charlie beck said tuesday that his department has seen a “significant increase” in the number of shootings by officers so far this year, drawing concern from his civilian bosses. officers have fired their guns 12 times in 2017 — compared with seven shootings at this time...






gunman with rifle opens fire at lapd near south l.a. park, prompting massive sea


a man armed with a rifle fired several rounds toward police thursday night near a park in south los angeles, authorities said. officers in the area reported they were fired upon about 7 p.m. at san pedro and 49th streets, on the western edge of the south park recreation center, said officer tony...






s.f. deputy charged with giving gun to felon whom she had relationship with in j


a san francisco sheriff’s deputy has been accused of staging the theft of her department-issued gun, submitting bogus insurance claims and handing the weapon over to a former inmate with whom she had had an intimate jailhouse relationship. the fraud and corruption allegations against april myres,...






cartoonist laureate says world has changed, accepts gay work


montpelier, vt. (ap) — vermont’s new cartoonist laureate has made a career out of illustrating the complexities of same-sex relationships and says the world has changed around her and is now much more accepting of her work. alison bechdel’s memoir and graphic novel about growing up with a bisexual father was adapted into a tony […]






woman should exit from troubled relationship


dear amy: my boyfriend and i have been together for two years. he has a beautiful daughter with whom i have a great relationship. he and i are 12 years apart, and at times i second-guess his maturity. he moved in with me about eight months ago. i know he loves me, and i love him dearly, however,...






lapd bomb squad officer sues the city over alleged sexual harassment


lapd supervisors refused to protect a bomb squad officer from another officer who stalked and harassed her for months, according to a lawsuit filed this week. in april 2016, the lawsuit alleges, lapd officer harry lathrop told officer stefanie alcocer, a fellow bomb technician, that he had been...






lapd identifies off-duty officer who fired gun during high-profile confrontation


the los angeles police department released the name of the off-duty officer who fired his gun during what quickly became a highly charged confrontation with a group of teenagers in anaheim as residents and activists continued to criticize his actions. the officer, kevin ferguson, is back on the...






lapd identifies off-duty officer who fired gun during high-profile confrontation


the los angeles police department on monday released the name of the off-duty officer who fired his gun during what quickly became a highly charged confrontation with a group of teenagers in anaheim. the officer, kevin ferguson, is back on the job but is not working in the field, said capt. andy...






off-duty lapd cop who fired gun during dispute with teen is being sued


parents of 13-year-old christian dorscht have filed a civil lawsuit. 






emmy rossum thanks lapd amid $150k burglary report


los angeles (ap) — actress emmy rossum is thanking los angeles police amid reports of a jewelry heist at her home. the los angeles times reports (http://lat.ms/2o6oqar ) $150,000 worth of jewelry and other items were taken during a break-in at rossum’s home last week. the lapd confirmed to the associated press the amount and […]






boy, 13, sues off-duty lapd officer who fired gun in videotaped clash with teens


a lawsuit has been filed against an off-duty los angeles police officer who fired his gun during a videotaped clash last month with several teenagers in anaheim. christian dorscht, a 13-year-old boy who was grabbed by the police officer, filed the suit along with his parents on feb. 28. the suit...






pepe cartoonist kills off character that became hate symbol


the cartoonist who created pepe the frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-semitic symbol. a pepe cartoon published saturday shows matt furie’s creation in an open casket. furie didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment monday. furie has described […]






pepe cartoonist kills off character that became hate symbol


the cartoonist who created pepe the frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-semitic symbol. a pepe cartoon released saturday in comic book stores shows matt furie’s creation in an open casket. furie didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment […]






as thousands marched, here's how the lapd handled may day


as thousands of people marched through los angeles, here's a timeline showing how the lapd's response played out.






pepe croaks: cartoonist kills off frog turned hate symbol


the cartoonist who created pepe the frog has killed off the character in a rebuke to far-right extremists who transformed a benevolent internet meme into a racist, anti-semitic symbol. a pepe cartoon released saturday in comic book stores shows matt furie’s creation in an open casket. furie didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment […]






trucking employee claims he was fired for not texting and driving 'like everyone


a lakeside man is suing his former employer, a trucking company, claiming that its managers retaliated against him and fired him because he refused to text and drive. thomas r. aylott, 53, filed suit tuesday in san diego superior court, accusing commodity trucking acquisition llc of fontana of...






ed austin is retiring after 60 years of firing the starting gun at track meets


ed austin, 87, has fired a starter’s pistol so many times during his 60 years as a track and field official that he is grateful for earplugs. he estimates he will have fired off a “boom!” more than 20,000 times when he retires as a starter later this season. austin, who became a starter in 1957,...






inspector who tried to rein in illegal logging was fired


rolando navarro, still in his 30s, had no illusions when he took the top job in peru's forest inspection agency in 2012. the country's timber industry had long been notoriously corrupt, with a world bank report that year putting wood exports at 80 percent illegal.






the latest: 2 tales: lawmaker was either corrupt or betrayed


the latest on the federal fraud trial against former u.s. rep. corrine brown (all times local):






lapd shot from helicopter when it killed standoff suspect


the standoff suspect killed in an lapd officer-involved shooting outside a hilltop home in tujunga was identified thursday by the county coroner.






us ambassador has message for 'corrupt' un rights body


weeks after becoming u.s. president donald trump's ambassador to the united nations, nikki haley described the u.n.'s human rights council as "so corrupt." expect some sparks to fly, then, when she addresses that body for the first time.