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May 3, 1986 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
A Studio City neurosurgeon sentenced to begin serving a 180-day jail term Friday for his part in the drug overdose death of his wife was given a two-week delay to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Fainer granted the delay Friday after attorney Gerson S. Horn argued that Dr. Stephen M. Levine would suffer severe psychological damage if imprisoned. Over the objection of Deputy Dist. Atty.
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June 12, 2001 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David Levine is frustrated. His company, Promark Television, has a great deal invested in a new science-fiction series, "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," which he is trying to place on TV stations to run each weekend, much like "Xena: Warrior Princess" or "V.I.P." Instead of discussions about the show's creative direction or ratings promise, however, Levine maintains the question he has gotten from some station executives is more basic. How much will you pay us to put it on?
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 12, 2001 | BRIAN LOWRY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David Levine is frustrated. His company, Promark Television, has a great deal invested in a new science-fiction series, "The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne," which he is trying to place on TV stations to run each weekend, much like "Xena: Warrior Princess" or "V.I.P." Instead of discussions about the show's creative direction or ratings promise, however, Levine maintains the question he has gotten from some station executives is more basic. How much will you pay us to put it on?
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April 15, 1997 | CATHY CURTIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David P. Levine was pursuing a major in marketing at USC when he had a revelation that eventually changed his life. "We were in the middle of the Depression," the courtly, soft-spoken Levine, 86, recalled recently. "I could see that my parents had lost most of their money. And I got the philosophy that you might as well do something that you like because if you're doing something just to make money . . . it doesn't always work." What he liked was being outdoors, camping and fishing.
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April 15, 1997 | CATHY CURTIS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
David P. Levine was pursuing a major in marketing at USC when he had a revelation that eventually changed his life. "We were in the middle of the Depression," the courtly, soft-spoken Levine, 86, recalled recently. "I could see that my parents had lost most of their money. And I got the philosophy that you might as well do something that you like because if you're doing something just to make money . . . it doesn't always work." What he liked was being outdoors, camping and fishing.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 26, 1986 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
A San Fernando Valley neurosurgeon who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and illegally prescribing large doses of a painkiller drug that led to his addict wife's overdose death was sentenced Friday to serve 180 days in Los Angeles County Jail. Dr. Stephen M. Levine, 42, also was sentenced to five years' probation and ordered to perform 2,000 hours of community medical service in the May 12, 1984, death of his wife, Myrna, at the couple's Tarzana home. Levine's brother, Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 5, 1985 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
Saying there is insufficient evidence at this time, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office Tuesday declined to file murder charges against a San Fernando Valley neurosurgeon who Los Angeles police say killed his wife more than a year ago by supplying her with a massive overdose of the drug Demerol. Dr. Stephen M. Levine, 42, of Studio City, was released from jail Tuesday afternoon, about 26 hours after police arrested him at his medical clinic in Chatsworth.
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June 7, 2003 | From Bloomberg News
A Los Angeles man convicted for his role in a telemarketing scheme that defrauded more than 3,000 people of $50 million was sentenced to 24 years in prison and must repay $49 million to his victims. Marc David Levine, 45, of Woodland Hills was convicted in January on 24 counts of wire fraud, securities fraud, conspiracy and other charges, according to the U.S. attorney's office in San Diego.
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June 4, 1985 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
A San Fernando Valley neurosurgeon was arrested by Los Angeles police Monday on suspicion of murdering his wife last May with a massive overdose of the pain-killing drug Demerol. Dr. Stephen M. Levine, 42, was arrested by detectives at about 1:30 p.m. at his medical clinic at 21317 Devonshire St., Chatsworth, police said. His wife, Myrna, 29, died May 12, 1984, in the couple's Tarzana home. Police said they are continuing to investigate Levine's older brother, Dr.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1986 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
A Studio City neurosurgeon sentenced to begin serving a 180-day jail term Friday for his part in the drug overdose death of his wife was given a two-week delay to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Robert Fainer granted the delay Friday after attorney Gerson S. Horn argued that Dr. Stephen M. Levine would suffer severe psychological damage if imprisoned. Over the objection of Deputy Dist. Atty.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 4, 1985 | PATRICIA KLEIN, Times Staff Writer
Los Angeles police Monday arrested a San Fernando Valley neurosurgeon on suspicion of murdering his wife last year by injecting her with a massive overdose of the painkiller drug Demerol. Dr. Stephen M. Levine, 42, was arrested by detectives about 1:30 p.m. at his medical clinic at 21317 Devonshire St. in Chatsworth, police said. He is accused of murdering his wife, Myrna, 29, in the couple's Tarzana home on May 12, 1984.
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