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March 12, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actor James Caan, famous for his role as a hotheaded gangster in "The Godfather," was released on his own recognizance Friday after being arrested because a rap musician accused him of pulling a gun during an argument, police reported. Caan was arrested at 10 p.m. Thursday and booked for investigation in connection with an accusation of brandishing a weapon, a misdemeanor, Los Angeles Police Lt. John Dunkin said.
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March 12, 1994 | JOSH MEYER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Actor James Caan, famous for his role as a hotheaded gangster in "The Godfather," was released on his own recognizance Friday after being arrested because a rap musician accused him of pulling a gun during an argument, police reported. Caan was arrested at 10 p.m. Thursday and booked for investigation in connection with an accusation of brandishing a weapon, a misdemeanor, Los Angeles Police Lt. John Dunkin said.
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July 14, 2011 | By Harry Kloman, Special to the Los Angeles Times
When tourist James Barker had dinner at the home of his Ethiopian hosts, he knew he'd have to be polite and eat whatever indigenous cuisine they offered him. He didn't know it wouldn't be cooked. Ethiopia is "a nation who generally live[s] on raw meat, and it cannot be supposed that they have made great advancement in their cuisine," the Briton wrote in "Narrative of a Journey to Shoa," an 1868 account of his Ethiopian odyssey. Nearly a sesqui-century later, it looks like Barker was prescient.
SPORTS
December 3, 1989 | From Associated Press
Curvin Richards scored three touchdowns and Adam Walker had two scores as 24th-ranked Pittsburgh extended its mastery over Rutgers to another continent with a 46-29 victory Saturday in the Emerald Isle game. Alex Van Pelt threw to Richards on touchdown pass plays of 54 and 15 yards, and Richards scored on a one-yard run to lead the Panthers, who have never lost in seven games against the Scarlet Knights.
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February 14, 1991
Two men have been arrested in connection with the robbery and beating of a 74-year-old Silver Lake woman in a supermarket parking lot last week, police said. Eileen Brown was struck once in the back of the head just after her purse was snatched outside the Lucky market at 2035 Hillhurst Ave. about 3:15 p.m. Feb. 4, Los Angeles Police Detective James McCann said. Brown remains in critical condition at Kaiser Hospital in Los Feliz.
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September 3, 1989 | From Associated Press
Major Harris passed to Reggie Rembert for two touchdowns on plays of 16 and 70 yards, and tailback Garrett Ford rushed for 127 yards and two touchdowns in 16 carries as 17th-ranked West Virginia defeated Ball State, 35-10, Saturday at Morgantown, W.Va. Ford, a redshirt freshman who is the son of former Mountaineer and Denver Bronco running back Garrett Ford, became the first player in the school's history to rush for 100 yards in his first game.
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December 13, 1986 | TERRY PRISTIN, Times Staff Writer
One of two deported illegal immigrants who had been charged with street murders they could not have committed has been located in a Tijuana jail and questioned by Los Angeles police investigating whether their confessions here were extracted by force, it was learned Friday. Police spokesman Cmdr. William Booth confirmed that two Internal Affairs Division officers interviewed Ruben Avila Trujillo, 24, Thursday after he was arrested by Mexican authorities.
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May 24, 1990 | LORI GRANGE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A Northeast Los Angeles man and his 5-year-old son were shot and wounded last week when the father attempted to stop several young gang members from painting graffiti on a wall in his neighborhood, police said. The man suffered a superficial gunshot wound to his right shoulder Friday when four Latino youths attacked him in the 1300 block of North Edgemont Street near Fountain Avenue, said Northeast Division Detective James McCann.
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October 2, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Tony Sacca, the first freshman to start at quarterback for Penn State in Coach Joe Paterno's 23-year regime, threw 2 touchdown passes as the Nittany Lions beat Temple, 45-9, Saturday night at Philadelphia. Sacca, who started because of a knee injury to Tom Bill, completed 7 of 14 passes for 121 yards as Penn State (3-1) beat its intra-state rival for the 14th straight time and boosted its series lead to 22-3-1. Temple (1-3) tied Penn State in 1950, and last won in this series in 1941.
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October 16, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Syracuse broke a 16-game losing streak to Penn State last season. The Orangemen had so much fun, they did it again. Todd Philcox passed for 286 yards and 2 touchdowns Saturday night to lift Syracuse past the Nittany Lions, 24-10, at University Park, Pa. "This is something special here," said Syracuse Coach Dick MacPherson, whose team broke a 16-game losing streak against Penn State with a 48-21 victory last year. Kevin J.
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March 4, 1989 | CARLOS V. LOZANO, Times Staff Writer
Classmates of an 11-year-old girl killed in a gang-related drive-by shooting participated in a fund-raising drive this week to help pay for the girl's funeral Friday, school officials said. Students, parents and faculty at Riverside Drive Elementary School in Sherman Oaks contributed $2,400 toward the funeral of Jasmine Guevara, gunned down Saturday as she and two family members walked along a street in the Pico-Union area of Los Angeles.
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