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June 28, 1991
In your editorial of June 21, you consider Pablo Escobar's surrender to be the result of a "cynical deal" between the Colombian government and the drug trade, which you state "smells like the proverbial deal with the devil." I have fundamental reasons to believe that my information on this issue is hot and from a reliable source. I would therefore dare to assert without a doubt that the terms for the surrender of the most dangerous enemy of U.S. public health were established previously by presidential decrees, and that the conditions set for his turning himself in referred only to his security in prison.
April 13, 2014 | By Emily Alpert Reyes
A man suspected of firing at deputies Saturday night in East Los Angeles before barricading himself inside a nearby home was in custody Sunday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Deputies were sent to the 6000 block of 6th Street on Saturday night in response to a call reporting child abuse. When they arrived, shortly before 10 p.m., the man immediately fired on them, authorities said. No deputies were struck by the gunfire. Deputies returned fire and the shooter fled, according to the Sheriff's Department. The man fired again at deputies as he ran toward the 600 block of South School Avenue, where he barricaded himself inside a home, but he ultimately left the building and surrendered, the department said.
June 13, 2012 | By Laura J. Nelson
The three-day search for the man charged with a triple homicide near Auburn University ended peacefully Tuesday night when the suspect walked up the steps of an Alabama courthouse and surrendered to a U.S. Marshal inside. Desmonte Leonard, 22, was charged with three counts of capital murder and booked into a jail in Montgomery County.  He will make a preliminary court appearance Wednesday or Thursday. Leonard had been in hiding since Saturday, when authorities say he opened fire at a pool party in an off-campus apartment complex.
April 13, 2014 | By Lisa Dillman
There is one small downside to winning the William M. Jennings Trophy, according to Kings goalie Jonathan Quick. The Jennings award goes to "the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against it. " It had never been won by a Kings' goalie and Quick won it outright when the Boston Bruins allowed three goals Sunday in their final game of the season, bringing their total to 177. Los Angeles allowed 174 goals this season. "The goalie is nominated to make the speech at the awards there, but the team gave up the least amount of goals in the league," Quick said on Saturday night.
It's difficult to explain to someone who has never seen Showtime's "Dexter" why it is currently the most riveting and addictive show on television. When you try, you tend to sound a tiny bit psychotic. "It's about this guy named Dexter who works as a blood splatter analyst for the Miami Police Department but is also secretly a serial killer," you say, adding quickly, "except he only kills bad people, the kind the law can't touch. He has this code of honor and he's played by Michael C. Hall, who is just amazing because he makes Dexter kind of lovable and, well, you just have to watch it."
November 13, 1987 | Associated Press
Rioting inmates demanding better conditions and more paroles at the St. Maur maximum security prison in central France released all 12 of their hostages today and surrendered, ending a 17-hour insurrection, officials said.
August 13, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Japanese World War II leader Hideki Tojo wanted to keep fighting even after U.S. atomic bombs destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki, accusing surrender proponents of being "frightened," a newly released diary reveals. Excerpts from the approximately 20 pages written by Tojo in the final days of the war and held by the National Archives of Japan were published for the first time in newspapers. Tojo, executed in 1948 after being convicted of war crimes, by the Allies, was prime minister during much of the war. The notes buttress other evidence that Tojo was fiercely opposed to surrender, despite the hopelessness of Japan's war effort.
April 16, 1989
Cypress police and a man they suspected of beating his wife negotiated for 6 hours before the man came out of his house and surrendered early Saturday morning, police said. The suspect, Kevin William Yearout, 20, of Cypress, was jailed on suspicion of assault, police said. His bail was set at $10,000. Police were summoned after Yearout's wife ran to a neighbor's house a little after 11 p.m. Friday. She told officers that Yearout had "numerous weapons" in the house. It took police until about 5 a.m. to persuade Yearout to surrender.
January 24, 1989 | From Times wire services
Fourteen civilian commandos surrendered this morning after holding off hundreds of tank- and artillery-backed soldiers and police at an army base for a day, the Argentine government news agency said. At least 25 people were killed in fighting after about 40 commandos, who the government said were leftist guerrillas, broke through the base's main gate in a stolen truck early Monday, authorities said.
December 14, 2006 | From Times Wire Reports
About 400 members of the Hmong hill tribe minority emerged from the jungles of Laos and surrendered to the communist government after decades on the run, the U.S.-based Fact Finding Commission said. The group's chief and a few guerrillas returned to the jungle after the group, most of them children, surrendered. Hmong guerrillas served a pro-American government in the Vietnam War era before communists took over in 1975.
April 10, 2014 | By Matt Pearce
After spending a day on the run, a man wanted in a Florida hit-and-run crash into a day-care facility, which left one girl dead and more than a dozen other people hurt, turned himself in, officials said Thursday. Robert Alex Corchado, 28, surrendered at the Orange County, Fla., jail, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. The announcement came not long after officials pleaded for the public's help in tracking down Corchado, who has a history of drug convictions and car crashes.
April 2, 2014 | By Mike DiGiovanna
KEY MOMENT: The Angels put the first two runners on base in the first inning when Kole Calhoun doubled to right field and Mike Trout walked. But Albert Pujols grounded into a double play and David Freese lined out to center field, killing the rally and setting the tone for a frustrating evening. The Angels scored twice in the ninth on Trout's run-scoring triple and Freese's sacrifice fly. AT THE PLATE: Justin Smoak capped a superb series with a ninth-inning home run, giving the Seattle first baseman six hits, including two home runs, and seven runs batted in. Corey Hart also singled and homered, and Brad Miller, Robinson Cano and Stefen Romero each had two hits and an RBI for the Mariners.
March 31, 2014 | By Kate Mather
The parents accused of abducting their four children from Boyle Heights surrendered at the U.S.-Mexico border early Sunday, nearly two weeks after their children were found safe, police said. Enrique Felix and Rosa Chairez, both 28, were back in Los Angeles on Monday morning, in custody on suspicion of kidnapping, the Los Angeles Police Department said. Police said Chairez contacted detectives at the department's Hollenbeck station -- which handled the case -- about 10:30 a.m. Sunday and told them she and Felix were willing to surrender.
March 4, 2014 | By Adolfo Flores
A newborn boy was surrendered at a local fire station over the weekend, officials announced Tuesday, making him the third infant in 2014 to be left at a medical facility under the Los Angeles County's Safe Surrender program. The baby boy was surrendered on Saturday at an undisclosed fire station in Los Angeles, county Supervisor Don Knabe said in the statement. It was the 116th safe surrender since the program was launched in 2001, Knabe said. On Jan. 4, a baby girl became the first infant to be surrendered this year when she was dropped off at a Culver City hospital.
March 3, 2014 | Sergei L. Loiko and Carol J. Williams
The Kremlin power play in Ukraine's strategic Crimea region escalated Sunday with Russian-backed authorities ordering Ukrainian army and navy units to surrender their weapons as an outraged international community warned Russian President Vladimir Putin that he risks censure for violating Ukraine's sovereignty. The United States accused Moscow of reinforcing an estimated 6,000 naval and ground troops in Crimea with additional personnel and announced that Secretary of State John F. Kerry would fly to Kiev, Ukraine's capital, on Tuesday in a show of support for the beleaguered Ukrainian government.
February 27, 2014 | By Richard Winton
Former NFL player Darren Sharper was in Los Angeles police custody Thursday night, having turned himself in after New Orleans police issued an arrest warrant alleging he raped two women in that city last year. Sharper had already been charged with raping and drugging two women in Los Angeles and was free on bail. The former New Orleans Saints player surrendered at his attorney's office to LAPD detectives. Police said he is being detained on the fugitive warrant from New Orleans.
July 22, 2001
Believe me, there are blissful, successful marriages out there--even with children--without idiocy such as "The Surrendered Wife" ("My Dinner With the Doyles," by Matthew Heller, June 24). I had 43 glorious years with The Grand Man and seven great children who always have taken it in stride that everyone is entitled to their independence--both men and women. Pat Ostrye Monrovia
November 12, 2009 | Baxter Holmes
At Alhambra High School's 20th reunion for the class of 1988, Colleen Solanga knew something wasn't right about Steve Burton's outfit. To be sure, it was Halloween, but Solanga didn't think this was a costume. Burton was dressed as a Marine lieutenant colonel, according to court documents, and was wearing a Purple Heart, Bronze Star and a Navy Cross, that service's highest honor. A Navy commander, Solanga became suspicious and asked Burton if he would pose for a picture with her, according to an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles.
February 24, 2014 | By Richard Winton, This post has been corrected, as indicated below.
State Sen. Ronald S. Calderon, who was indicted last week on corruption charges and accused of taking $100,000 in bribes, is expected to surrender Monday to federal authorities and appear for arraignment in federal court, his attorney said. Calderon, 56, faces 24 counts of fraud, wire fraud, honest services fraud, bribery, conspiracy to commit money laundering, money laundering and aiding in the filing of false tax returns. Federal authorities allege that Calderon (D-Montebello)
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