Russell Poole, the former LAPD detective best known for his involvement in the Biggie Smalls murder case, died suddenly Wednesday of a possible heart attack, sources told NBC News. Poole alleged that police were involved in the killing, part of what a general theory that the killing sprang from an East Coast, West Coast rap feud, which later became the basis for a cottage industry of conspiracy theories and civil lawsuit by the rappers family against the LAPD. The suit was later dropped. No arrests have ever been made in the murder.
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Cheryl Lee Wissler of Adams Grade died Friday from a head injury she sustained when she fell, authorities said. An estimated 30 homes and 75 other structures were lost to the blaze, the sheriff's department said. The fire is surrounding the small town of Kamiah, about 60 miles east of Lewiston, and burned to the edge of Clearwater River, directly across the water from downtown. Though most of the wheat had been cut before the fires started, bone-dry stubble still covers the prairie and the forests surrounding Kamiah are parched.
A brush fire broke out near the Rio Hondo River in Montebello on Sunday afternoon, scorching an oil field that halted its operations Dan Amador, deputy chief of the Montebello Fire Department, said the fast-moving fire jumped across Lincoln Avenue and spread into the Montebello Hills, onto the nearby PXP oil field. "All oil field operations have ceased at this point," Amador said. The Montebello Police Department informed residents via Twitter that Lincoln Avenue was closed between Rea Drive and San Gabriel Boulevard.
The lawsuit alleged that the accused killer, Ka Pasasouk, was improperly supervised after his release from prison and should have been behind bars at the time of the deaths. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Malcolm Mackey agreed, finding that Lacey and Powers were shielded by law from any civil liability. "You cannot allege that these defendants were personally involved in these deaths," Mackey said. And Teofilo Navales, 49, of Castaic. Pasasouk, now 34, was released from custody in late October or early November 2012, according to the lawsuit.
The wave of international chains coming to L.A. Location of PappaRich in Monterey Park. Malaysian cuisine is complex and fascinating. Some of you might be wondering how this can be the first PappaRich in the United States, since places with the name operated in Pasadena and Koreatown. , covered with rose syrup. The ABC Special comes topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Likewise, the signature Pappa Buns, which were a favorite among those who tried them in Pasadena and Koreatown, aren't currently available but will be in the near future.
Or anywhere in Southern California for that matter. Apparently, they refer to themselves as "the Children of Sticky Rice," which is not to say that sticky rice isn't a common ingredient throughout Southeast Asia. And yet, there are definitely dishes on the menu at Hoy Ka-Lao that are not immediately recognizable, even to an old Thai restaurant hand. Prices are low, service is efficient and there are music shows on the big screen. And then, we went back to our sticky rice. Merrill Shindler is a Los Angeles-based freelance dining critic.
But that is when the professor is at his best. "In simple terms," the district attorney in Portland, Ore., asked, "if I see the gun, I'm dead?" "In simple terms, that's it," Lewinski replied. People die because of this stuff. "We're telling officers, `Look for cover and then read the threat,'" he told a class of Los Angeles County deputy sheriffs recently. Chuck Wexler, its director, said he is troubled by Lewinski's teachings. The officer had not been struck. But the officer was "bright, articulate and truthful," Keefe said.
MONTEREY PARK >> A 53-year-old father who lost his right leg after a crash sent a fire truck careening into a restaurant last year is poised to receive a $15 million settlement from Alhambra and Monterey Park, according to court documents. Both emergency vehicles had lights and sirens activated and were responding to a house fire in Monterey Park. Thai the best we can in his long and difficult recovery," Talbot said. "For cities, it will have an increase in their insurance premiums over the next 10 years because we're in a risk management pool.