Tag Archives: Los Angeles

CRIME READING REVIEW – GAYLE BRANDEIS ON DESERT RECKONING: A TOWN SHERIFF, A MOJAVE HERMIT, AND THE BIGGEST MANHUNT IN MODERN CALIFORNIA HISTORY

August 19 2012 – Fear Not: On the Biggest Manhunt in California History ON AUGUST 2, 2003, Deputy Sheriff Steve Sorensen drove onto the property of desert hermit Don Kueck in a remote corner of the Antelope Valley. It is … Continue reading

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THE HIGH LIFE IN RUSSIA, THE WANTED MAN IN AMERICA

June 1, 2013 Oksana Yushko for The New York Times WANTED Mr. Tokhtakhounov’s Interpol wanted poster accuses him of “bribery in sport contests,” along with fraud and other malfeasance. The waiters hovered as Alimzhan T. Tokhtakhounov worked through a platter … Continue reading

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SERIAL KILLERS: SEXUAL PREDATORS

Female Victims Andrew Urdiales College student Robbin Brandley was found dead, stabbed 41 times. Though police had many theories about the murderer’s identity, it would take 11 years and the capture of a serial killer to unravel the mystery of … Continue reading

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HIGH DOLLAR ATTRACTS DRUG LORDS TO AUSTRALIA – Monday April 22 2013

– Six crime bosses operating in Australia have each amassed $100 million in unexplained wealth during the past two years as Mexican and South American drug cartels chase the high Australian dollar. In an exclusive interview, Australian Federal Police Commissioner … Continue reading

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COP KILLER DEAD – Saturday February 16 2013

– Human remains found in a burnt-out mountain cabin in California have been confirmed as those of alleged cop killer Christopher Dorner, 33. He was cornered in the cabin near the ski resort of Big Bear, two hours east of … Continue reading

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LA MANHUNT FOR KILLER COP – Saturday February 9 2013

– A former Los Angeles police officer who authorities say went on a deadly spree to punish those he blamed for his firing, killing three people, has set off a two-state manhunt. Christopher Dorner first killed a couple on Monday … Continue reading

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WHEN THE GOOD GUYS GO BAD – Saturday December 22 2012

– Minus the sound, the federal police surveillance video reveals a seemingly innocuous scene – just two friends chatting in a Sydney street. But restore the volume and you can hear two men with the distinctive Australian accents plotting what … Continue reading

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MR MAGOO HITS LA BANKS – Monday October 17 2011

– A man bearing an uncanny resemblance to the famous cartoon character Mr Magoo is suspected of robbing 12 banks up and down the California coast, the FBI says. The man the FBI has dubbed the “Mr Magoo bandit” committed … Continue reading

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