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How to Avoid Attack and Some Defense Measures

These lists of safety tips accompanied “Are You As Safe As You Think?” a story that ran in Los Angeles magazine in August 1980. From staying in well-lit areas to locking your doors at night, Laurel Fingler’s tips are surprisingly evergreen: Read more...

Ask Chris: Prestige Parking’s Big Payout

Did Sohrab Sahab ever cough up the $65 million he skimmed in city taxes? Read more...

Of Sons and Guns

A lone shooter turned Los Angeles international airport’s Terminal 3 into a corridor of terror. Sue McCullough was there Read more...

UPDATE: Was The Golden State Killer a Cowboy?

“In the Footsteps of a Killer” writer Michelle McNamara weighs in on one new theory Read more...

Steve Soboroff’s New Beat: Improving the LAPD’s Image

A Q&A with the president of the Los Angeles Police Commission Read more...

Prospecting For a New Sheriff With Steve Soboroff

The president of the Los Angeles Police Commission weighs in on Lee Baca’s surprise retirement Read more...

FBI Takes 18 L.A. County Deputies into Custody

It's major bust of the brass: the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department has come under fire in a federal jail probe. Read more...

UPDATE: Which Whitey Bulger Movie Project In The Works Will Get The Green Light? The Jury's Out

The life, crimes, and ultimate capture of fugitive James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger Jr. read like a movie script, and now there's another project on the table for television Read more...

The Old Man Next Door

Saddam had his spider hole. Manson had Barker Ranch. For James “Whitey” Bulger, the anonymity of advanced age provided ample cover for him to hide out 16 years in Santa Monica, a stash of blood money stuffed in the walls and guns at the ready. The last days of America’s most wanted mobster Read more...

Hiding in Plain Sight: Whitey Bulger’s Secret SoCal Hangouts

In our October Issue (on newsstands now), writer Steve Mikulan dissects the story of notorious felon James Joseph "Whitey" Bulger. Here, we take a look at some of the criminal's local haunts Read more...

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