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LAPD ‘Prepared for Anything’ from Anti-Trump Agitators

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is preparing for the worst as various anti-Trump groups and agitators are planning protests during President Donald Trump’s visit to Southern California on Tuesday.

HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 02: HANDOUT – EDITORIAL USE ONLY - In this handout photo provided by Ellen DeGeneres, host Ellen DeGeneres poses for a selfie taken by Bradley Cooper with (clockwise from L-R) Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, …

Oscars: Celebrities Push Gun Control Surrounded by a Wall of 500 Armed Officers

The Los Angeles Police Department will deploy 500 officers to wrap the Dolby Theatre in multiple barriers of armed security for the 90th Academy Awards on Sunday night, an event at which several of Hollywood’s most celebrated stars will actively push for more gun control in America. 

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Nolte: I Bought a Gun on a Lark… Then I Needed It

The first firearm I purchased was just because. The year was 1993. I was young, had money burning in my pocket, and my buddy needed cash. And so, for a couple hundred bucks I owned a 9MM handgun, which immediately went under the bed, mostly forgotten, a totem to my spendthrift ways.

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Los Angeles Gamer Arrested After Police ‘Swatting’ Death

Police arrested a Los Angeles man on Friday after he made a revenge prank call — a “swatting” — to police in Kansas about a potential hostage incident that resulted in the police killing an innocent man.

French-Polish film director Roman Polanski arrives for a hearing at the regional court in Krakow on February 25, 2015. The court is to decide whether to extradite the Oscar-winning director to the United States for sentencing on charges that he raped a 13-year-old girl in 1977. AFP PHOTO / JANEK …

L.A. Police Probe Claim Roman Polanski Molested 10-Year-Old Girl in 1975

Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they are investigating a woman’s claim that Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski molested her in 1975, when she was 10 years old. But the allegations are so old that criminal charges couldn’t be brought, even if proven.

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Beverly Hills PD Investigating Harvey Weinstein and James Toback

The Beverly Hills Police Department (BHPD) announced Wednesday that it is investigating Hollywood film producer Harvey Weinstein and director James Toback amid allegations of sexual assault by hundreds of women combined between both men.