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Colo. court allows low blood sugar defense

DENVER, June 14 (UPI) -- The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that a man convicted of a brutal attack on his wife can use diabetes-related low blood sugar as a defense.

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BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The 19-year-old suspect in the death of a Southern California police officer was in custody Friday after being arrested in Mexico.

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Manhunt for killer of Burbank policeman

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Arrest made in mob threat to LA reporter

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LAT reporter said hiding from movie mob

LOS ANGELES, July 11 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles Times reporter was said to be in hiding Thursday after receiving a menacing message related to her work on a story involving a reputed gang figure with ties to Hollywood.
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David Garcia (1944? - August 28, 2007) was a broadcast journalist for ABC News. Garcia had the distinction of becoming one of the first Hispanic news correspondents for a major American television network in the early 1970s.

Garcia was born in Temple, Texas and attended Baylor University in the 1960s. He began his career at a local radio station and was soon hired by WFAA in Dallas, Texas. While working for ABC News, Garcia covered the White House during the Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter administrations. He later served as chief of ABC's Latin America bureau, where he covered the assassination of Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Garcia, among other stories. While working in Latin America, Garcia became interested in environmental reporting after visiting rain forests in the region. He later moved to Los Angeles, California where his career included stints at KNXT (now KCBS-TV), KNBC and KTTV. His duties at KNXT included anchoring general reporting and hosting a public affairs program titled At Issue/With David Garcia. He covered the environmental beat from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s at KNBC and from 1993 to 2001 at KTTV. In 2002 he began hosting a newsmagazine show titled Eye on Riverside County at KPSP-LP.

Garcia died in Palm Springs, California of a liver ailment at the age of 63.

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