November 15, 1992 |
A common police practice of compiling photographs and records of people they suspect to be gang members is drawing criticism from some Asian-Americans who contend the practice results in harassment and unfairly stereotypes many young men. About 15 young men have filed separate complaints with Fountain Valley police, contending that officers in the past year have wrongfully accused them of being gang members and took their photographs without consent for a police "mug" file.
May 20, 1994 |
Ordinarily this is the frantic time of year when Tustin High School honor student Quyen Pham is hunched over exams. But Thursday morning she stood outside a towering courthouse with a timid smile full of braces and cheeks stained by tears.
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October 27, 1997 |
It's a scene straight out of film noir, yet it's played out in real life many times a day: A beleaguered crime victim flips through page after page of mug shots, looking for his attacker, his head swimming amid the hundreds of faces glaring back at him. But using a program that's the first of its kind, Santa Ana police hope to have a computer do that search instead, saving crime victims--and themselves--countless hours.
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October 31, 1991 |
Two teen-agers, skateboarding along busy Niguel Road last week, were arrested, handcuffed and photographed at the sheriff's substation for allegedly violating a city ban on riding in the street. The arrests infuriated the parents of one boy who said Wednesday that they have filed a complaint against the arresting officer for the "abusive" treatment of their son. "My son will now go through the rest of his life with a criminal record," said the boy's father.
October 22, 2013 |
Kim Kardashian's engagement ring from Kanye West is a whopping 15 carats, but that seemingly pales in comparison to the reality star's impressive engagement ring from ex-husband Kris Humphries. The "Yeezus" rapper popped the question to the reality star Monday - her 33rd birthday - at AT&T Park in San Francisco with the help of a 50-piece orchestra, family, friends and the glowing 15-carat diamond engagement ring. "Last night was truly magical!!! I am the luckiest girl in the world!"
September 11, 2013 |
"Enlightened" star Laura Dern has finalized her long-running divorce from Ben Harper, according to reports out Wednesday. The Grammy-winning musician originally filed for divorce from the Emmy-nominated actress in October 2010, citing irreconcilable differences. Court documents said the couple, who had been married since 2005, had already separated in January of that year. They have two children together, and Harper had asked for denial of spousal support. PHOTOS: Celebrity splits of 2013 Dern, 46, daughter of Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern, and Harper, 43, attempted to reconcile in 2012 and stepped out for HBO's Golden Globe Awards after-party at the time.
November 8, 2013 |
Scott Disick's mother, Bonnie Disick, died Oct. 28 after a long illness, according to recent reports. She was 63. The cause of death was unclear. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star, 30, who is boyfriend to eldest sister Kourtney Kardashian, 34, reportedly flew from L.A. to New York with his girlfriend to attend his mother's Oct. 30 wake, according to E! News , Us Weekly and People . PHOTOS: Meet the Kardashians Radar Online, which first reported the story, quoted a source as saying that Disick was "devastated" by the loss because he "was very close to his mother.
May 23, 2013 |
Jesse James lost his pinky while working with a saw at his custom bike shop. And it's pretty gruesome. "Doesn't look like this little dude's gonna make it, Nice know'n you little buddy," James posted on Twitter Tuesday, sharing a stomach-churning photo of the severed phalange. "OOOpps, Bad day at the office. Headed 2 Surgery in a few #PayUpSucker," he later added with another graphic photo of the sliced digit. PHOTOS: Celebrities injured on set James, 44, rose to fame with his West Coast Choppers brand and Texas-based custom motorcycle shop, which gained him more notoriety when it got its own reality TV show on the Discovery Channel in 2002 called "Monster Garage" and later had a stint on "The Apprentice.
October 7, 2013 |
Well, clutch your pearls, Bluebell-ians, Jaime King is a mama! The "Hart of Dixie" actress and director-husband Kyle Newman welcomed their first child, a baby boy, over the weekend, announcing the big news on Instagram and Twitter. "Nice to meet you! #FATHER #IMADAD #BABYTIME @jaime_king is doing amazing! The most incredible feeling," Newman wrote Sunday, posting a picture of his child's small hand wrapped around dad's finger. PHOTOS: The Hollywood baby boom "So happy to welcome our son James Knight Newman to the world!
August 23, 2013 |
NBC's Jenna Wolfe and Stephanie Gosk, who came out as an engaged couple when they announced in March that they were expecting, have welcomed a new baby girl. "Fell madly in love w Harper Estelle tonight," "Today" anchor Wolfe tweeted Wednesday night with a picture of the couple's newborn. "Thx for the kind words and well wishes. Other than that I'm speechless. " Harper Estelle Wolfeld Gosk -- Wolfe's legal name is Wolfeld -- was born at 7:31 p.m. EDT Wednesday, according to People magazine , weighing in at 7 pounds, 13 ounces.