Patt Morrison for October 17, 2011

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Sheriff Baca says he 'just didn’t know' about abuse

Amid a brewing investigation by the FBI into systemic abuse and misconduct by guards in Los Angeles County jails, Sheriff Lee Baca admits he was out of touch.
What brings a person to the point of wanting to blow themselves up for the sake of killing others? In his new book "Terrorists in Love: The Real Lives of Islamic Radicals," Ken Ballen delves into the minds and hearts of six jihad terrorists to share the inner-most thoughts, emotions and family conflicts that brought them to the extremist movement.
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Gov. Jerry Brown’s bill-signing marathon suggests hard hitting consequences for Los Angeles. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck was here to tell us how it changes things around town.
Judge Dismisses Criminal Sexual Assault Charges Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn
For the first time in 80 years, the FBI is considering whether to redefine the federal definition of rape.
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