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December 22, 1991 | From The Associated Press
The city of Los Angeles has filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit blaming an engine manufacturer for the June crash of a Police Department helicopter that killed two officers and a civilian struck by the falling craft. The lawsuit contends the firm installed a defective part and falsely certified the craft as airworthy. Turbomeca Engine Corp., based in Grand Prairie, Tex.
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August 6, 1992
Coliseum Commission officials said they made no progress Wednesday in attempts to arrange financing for a $116-million renovation of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and the developer planning the renovation said it appears likely that the project will be postponed at least a year. William Robertson, the commission's president, said a proposed commission grant of $4 million to expedite planning will not be voted on until the Coliseum's private managers, the Spectacor Management Ltd.
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May 30, 2012 | By Paul Pringle and Rong-Gong Lin II, Los Angeles Times
The Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum field is the place where the USC Trojans play football, two Summer Olympics were staged, John F. Kennedy accepted the Democratic presidential nomination and Pope John Paul II celebrated Mass. It was also a location for "The Gangbang Girl #32," a hard-core pornographic movie that featured 40 minutes of group sex on the gridiron turf, The Times has learned. The filming at the taxpayer-owned stadium was done at night, with the Coliseum's towering lights blazing and its rows of distinctive red and white seats framing many of the scenes.
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