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April 19, 2013 | By Ashley Powers and Alana Semuels
WATERTOWN, Mass. - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, was taken into custody Friday after a standoff that capped a fierce day-long manhunt, officials said. The Boston Police announced "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody" in a Twitter message. Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old college student, was captured after a standoff with police. His brother, Tamerlan, 26, had been killed in hail of bullets when the pair fought with police in the early hours of Friday.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 8, 2013 | By Emily Foxhall
One of the suspects accused in last month's slaying of a Fontana man has been found dead in his jail cell, according to the San Bernardino County coroner's office.  Richard Gonzalez, 18, of Fontana, died at 6:50 p.m. Wednesday at the West Valley Detention Center, said Deputy Coroner Andrew Avery.  An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death, said Cindy Bachman, a spokeswoman for the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department....
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 21, 2008 | Martha Groves
Two Riverside County men with suspected links to a white supremacist gang have been charged with attempted murder in the Nov. 14 beating of a Latino in Hemet that police described as a hate crime, authorities said Saturday. The two men, Justin Tyme Hayes, 21, and Darrin Peter Thibault, 24, both from the Hemet-San Jacinto area, were also charged with committing a violent crime for the benefit of a criminal street gang, police said. Hayes was arrested Nov. 18. Thibault was apprehended Friday along with several other suspects after a five-week investigation.
OPINION
December 1, 2005
Re "A Hollywood Star Is Torn," Nov. 30 I know who took Gregory Peck's star. It was Lucy and Ethel! STEVE JACKSON Reseda
WORLD
February 19, 2010 | By Borzou Daragahi
To its planners, the assassination of senior Hamas figure Mahmoud Mabhouh must have first seemed like the perfect spy operation. They slipped into Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates, on fraudulent travel papers. They quietly killed the militant leader long wanted by Israel, reportedly smothering him with a pillow, and discreetly left the country. But now the entire episode appears to have gone terribly out of control, more Coen brothers than John le Carre, with police releasing images of the alleged operatives in shorts and baseball caps traipsing around the corridors of the hotel where Mabhouh stayed, fumbling with their bags and looking straight at surveillance cameras.
WORLD
October 22, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Saudi authorities have indicted 991 suspected militants on charges they participated in terrorist attacks in the kingdom over the last five years, Interior Minister Prince Nayif ibn Abdulaziz said. Authorities had been reluctant to hold trials in terrorism cases that could result in death sentences until they had shown the public that every effort had been made to give the men a chance to repent.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 7, 2008 | Ari B. Bloomekatz
A man was shot and killed early Sunday in an alley behind the 100 block of Newburgh Street, authorities said. The 23-year-old was shot several times in the upper torso about 1:14 a.m., and authorities were still searching for suspects, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Deputy Derrick Thompson. Investigators suspect the victim was an Azusa 13 gang member, Thompson said. -- -- Ari B. Bloomekatz
WORLD
March 10, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
A shootout between soldiers and gunmen in northern Mexico left six suspects and a military captain dead, Mexico's Defense Department said. Soldiers responded to a report Friday night that armed gunmen were hiding out in a house in the northern city of Chihuahua, the department said in a statement. The six suspects have yet to be identified. Capt. David Mendoza was killed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 29, 2009 | Catherine Saillant and Ann M. Simmons
Marlene Ramirez and Frank Garcia didn't have a lot, but they were devoted to their 4-month-old son Andrew, relatives said Monday. "He was their life," said Veronica Munoz, Ramirez's cousin. On Monday, Garcia, 21, a warehouse worker, and Ramirez, 18, were making funeral arrangements for their baby, a day after he was killed and two others wounded in what police say was a gang-related shooting in Van Nuys. The killing happened about 1 a.m. Sunday in the 14300 block of Kittridge Street as the young couple were preparing to drive home from a friend's baptismal celebration, Los Angeles police said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 15, 2010 | By Corina Knoll
Two men suspected of robbing a street vendor selling Valentine's Day gift baskets died Sunday morning when their car crashed into a parked vehicle during a brief police pursuit south of downtown Los Angeles, authorities said. The incident began about 4:30 a.m., when two men allegedly stole merchandise from a vendor set up at San Pedro Street and Adams Boulevard. Officers responded to a 911 call, and the suspects' Nissan sped away, soon crashing near Central Avenue and 27th Street.
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