High above a leafy Westchester neighborhood, a helicopter full of federal agents zeroes in on a gated house with a red-tiled roof. On the ground, a Homeland Security SWAT team surrounds the ranch-style home on a dead-end street off the Palmetto Expressway. Scores of agents in body armor crouch nearby, rifles ready. It’s around 5:30 p.m. on a sun-drenched Friday in October, and the 40 agents lie in wait as a confidential informant places a call to lure out their suspect.
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T.J. Miller plays a deliciously snarky, self-obsessed stoner on HBO’s send-up of the narcissistic tech world, Silicon Valley. Erlich Bachman, Miller’s depiction of a low-rent tech guru, is the kind of guy who might slap an Uber driver after debating the potential impact of President-Elect Donald Trump. And that’s what reportedly happened early today.
Cops were dispatched to the 6900 block of Camrose Drive in the Hollywood Hills at 1 a.m. based on a report of a battery, said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Jenny Houser.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Ball had a career with the University of Wisconsin that ended with him being named a finalist for the Heisman Trophy. But after being cut by the Denver Broncos just before going on a Super Bowl run, his life deteriorated into a series of domestic-violence arrests. Here’s what happened next. Westword has the story.
A report of a nude man crouching in bushes near Irvine’s Venta Spur Trail walking path turned up former USC star quarterback Todd Marinovich, police said today.
The 47-year-old, who also played for the Raiders in Los Angeles before drug issues essentially ended his NFL career, was found “naked hiding in the backyard of a residence” nearby, according to a statement from the Irvine Police Department.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Hinckley, who a judge has allowed to leave the hospital that’s been his official home for more than three decades, spent two weeks at a Colorado motel before traveling east with the murder of Ronald Reagan in his plans — and the daughter of the motel’s owners remembers him talking about his love for Jodi Foster. Westword has the story.