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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 18, 1996 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI
Federal authorities Monday declined to press charges against two men who were detained after a weekend raid on a suspected illegal-immigrant refuge. Acting on a tip from Houston police that a kidnapped 15-year-old girl was being held by so-called "coyotes," who smuggle undocumented immigrants into the United States, FBI agents searched a house near the intersection of Fair Avenue and Tiara Street in North Hollywood about 9:30 p.m.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 2, 1996 | NICHOLAS RICCARDI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Armed with a unique interpretation of their rights as American citizens, the students of M. Elizabeth Broderick fanned out across the high desert in search of the American dream. One man rented a two-story house in a Canyon Country subdivision at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. A family ordered three RVs with all the extras. Another bought eight Cadillacs.
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June 25, 1993 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Embattled FBI Director William S. Sessions on Thursday indicated his willingess to step down but only under conditions that Justice Department officials found unacceptable, sources close to negotiations on the matter said. After a morning meeting that lasted about an hour between Atty. Gen. Janet Reno and Sessions, who was not accompanied by his lawyers or his FBI security detail, Carl Stern, Reno's chief spokesman, would say only: "He's still the FBI director."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1992 | JULIE TAMAKI
Three San Fernando Valley companies were among five charged with fraud Friday, following an 18-month sting operation by the FBI in San Francisco aimed at halting the sale of bogus aircraft parts to the Pentagon. Three executives from the Valley companies and two others were also charged in connection with the ongoing case, said Richard Held, the agent in charge of the FBI's San Francisco office. The criminal charges were filed in U.S. District Court in San Francisco.
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July 22, 1992 | PATRICK MOTT, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Jonathan Wiener was a radical student in the 1960s, fascinated by the turbulent politics, social issues and rock music of his time. He protested, he wrote for an underground newspaper and he idolized the Beatles, particularly the mercurial John Lennon. Today, Wiener, 48, is a self-described "radical historian," who still loves the Beatles.
NEWS
July 1, 1992 | RONALD J. OSTROW, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a nationwide crackdown on health care fraud, the FBI on Tuesday arrested 97 people on charges of illegally diverting prescription drugs and falsely billing Medicaid and private insurance firms. The arrests, along with 88 searches and the seizure of 10 pharmacies occurred in more than 50 cities and towns, including San Francisco and Portland, Ore., on the West Coast. The sweep stemmed from a 21-month probe now dubbed Operation Goldpill. FBI Director William S.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 1, 1991 | JOHN KENDALL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The decade-old mystery of what happened to the 51-foot yacht Freedom II and two women reported missing from the vessel has resurfaced with the FBI's arrest of a fugitive in Hawaii. Robert Dozier, 44, was taken into custody on April 19 on on the island of Hawaii on a warrant naming him as a grand theft suspect in the case of a yacht falsely reported missing from a Wilmington slip in June, 1981.
NEWS
January 5, 1991 | From Associated Press
The second-ranking lawmaker in the South Carolina House and a highway commissioner were indicted Friday on federal corruption charges, bringing to 13 the number of people accused in an investigation of vote-selling. A federal grand jury indicted House Speaker Pro Tem Jack Rogers on charges of racketeering, bribery, witness tampering and extortion in extracting thousands of dollars from lobbyists.
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