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August 30, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prosecutors announced indictments against two men accused of plotting to bomb New York's subway system and said a global investigation has failed to link the plot to any known terrorist group. A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Gazi Ibrahim Abu Mezer, 23, and Lafi Khalil, 22, with conspiring to explode a pipe bomb in a subway. If convicted, the men could face a maximum sentence of life in prison. U.S. Atty. Zachary W. Carter.
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August 30, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Prosecutors announced indictments against two men accused of plotting to bomb New York's subway system and said a global investigation has failed to link the plot to any known terrorist group. A federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Gazi Ibrahim Abu Mezer, 23, and Lafi Khalil, 22, with conspiring to explode a pipe bomb in a subway. If convicted, the men could face a maximum sentence of life in prison. U.S. Atty. Zachary W. Carter.
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ENTERTAINMENT
June 28, 2002 | MARK SACHS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Here's a clue for TV mystery writers everywhere: As you approach the plot's big payoff, viewers' enjoyment level tends to head south as the need for extended explanations goes up. And when the quick-fix denouement involves invoking the dreaded "Swiss bank account" gambit, particularly in a movie aimed at the Disney Channel set, you can almost hear the air going out of the balloon. Such is the plight of tonight's "Get a Clue" (8 p.m.
NATIONAL
May 23, 2002 | JONATHAN PETERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Sept. 11 hijackers departed from the pattern of earlier terrorists by initially entering the country legally and breaking comparatively few laws before the attacks, according to an analysis released Wednesday. While Islamic terrorist schemes in the 1990s involved permanent U.S. residents and naturalized citizens, the Sept.
ENTERTAINMENT
June 29, 1988 | Chris Pasles
The local dance scene recently has been dominated by ballet, with weeklong visits at the Orange County Performing Arts Center by the National Ballet of Canada and by the Paris Opera Ballet. But this week modern dance comes center stage--if not at the Center, at least at Laguna Beach High School--when New York modern dancer-choreographer Sally Hess appears today at 7 p.m. as part of the first Laguna Beach Dance Invitational. Hess will be dancing her full-length solo "Autobiography No.
NEWS
July 25, 1985 | SUE AVERY, Times Staff Writer
An overflow crowd of about 300 West San Gabriel Valley residents, frightened by a recent series of five murders and four assaults in their communities, turned out this week to welcome the Los Angeles-based Guardian Angels, who have been patrolling the streets of Sierra Madre, Arcadia and Monrovia for two weeks. The Guardian Angels sponsored the meeting Monday night at Sierra Villa Park in Sierra Madre to introduce themselves to the community and to encourage formation of a chapter in the area.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 8, 1990 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The four teen-agers sauntered down a darkened Long Beach street until they reached a delivery truck parked at the curb. Three of the four stationed themselves as lookouts. The fourth approached the truck's broad white side. He produced a spray can from under his coat and painted in quick, deft strokes. Moments later, the only trace of the outlaws was their handiwork: a string of black, stylized letters marking the fleeting presence of these vandals of the night. Time elapsed: about 20 seconds.
NEWS
May 19, 1991 | HERMAN WONG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Mike Krampach remembers the thrill of painting his first wall signature eight years ago, of scurrying down a concrete river embankment in Los Angeles, taking a spray-paint can and squirting the word FEAR-- the nickname he coined especially for the debut. For a few moments, just before he ran for cover, he stood awe-struck, marveling over the swirling black letters, stark against the vast white-gray blankness. "It was like seeing your name up in lights.
NEWS
August 22, 1985 | SUE AVERY, Times Staff Writer
A few curious homeowners flicked on their outside lights and peeked out as a dozen men and women wearing red berets walked briskly, two abreast, along Burton Avenue. It was after 10 p.m., and residents on this quiet street in San Gabriel, edgy because of the so-called Valley Intruder and news of a rape in the area the night before, were caught off guard by the unusual nighttime activity.
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