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The neighborhoods, streets, and addresses that forever hold some of the city’s darkest moments
Get locked up tonight with James Ellroy and Glynn Martin, authors of LAPD '53
The criminal couple died in a shoot out with L.A. police in 1918
A prolific director of silent films, William Desmond Taylor was found dead on February 2, 1922.
On June 20, 1953, Ilene Nolan reported the disappearance—and possible abduction—of her eight-year-old daughter, Stella Darlene, in a Daily Bulletin
Mrs. Elizabeth Ann “Ma” Duncan was a doting, hands-on mother. Maybe a little too hands-on, if the rumors that swirled around her were true.
Pictures can be more reliable than most witnesses, after all
Love gone wrong turned a former chorus girl and film extra into a cold blooded killer.
Marjorie Massow was an Iowa City girl but she didn’t want to be one all of her life. She had big dreams, so she moved to Hollywood to make them come true.
By the time she was in her late 30s, Louise Peete had left a trail of shattered lives in her wake from Boston, Massachusetts, to Waco, Texas.
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