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  • Win one for the anti-graffiti movement: tagger "Buket" was arrested today: "The 24-year-old man was detained this morning when he showed up to meet his probation officer. He is expected to be booked on multiple charges of felony vandalism, sheriff's officials said."
  • The LAPD is making an effort to curb gang activity at Universal CityWalk, so why can't Universal CityWalk curb its activity in the SUPER LAME AND EXPENSIVE category?
  • Speaking of super lame, the owner of six L.A. medical marijuana dispensaries was arrested today on a "host" of federal charges.
  • Arrests have been made in the case of the TOTAL idiots who shot at a helicopter in Carson last week. People, this is NOT GTA 4, and you can NOT get achievement points for flying your helicopter into a cop's face or under ten bridges or whatever. Get a clue.
  • "Why are you taking your clothes off, sir?" "Because I have a commitment to GOD!!!" "Indecent exposure is still illegal." Lesson learned...hopefully.
  • Sharper than a serpent's tooth...and about as strong as a big old axe. It sure sucked for one area woman to have a thankless child; "a 56-year-old woman has died, a day after her 14-year-old daughter allegedly struck her in the head with a hammer or other blunt object."
  • EW ew ew ew EW: The Kiss of Jeffs.