Johnny Dwyer is a reporter and the author of "American Warlord" a forthcoming book about Charles Taylor, his American son Chucky Taylor, and the first U.S. prosecution under the federal anti-torture statute.
Chucky Taylor was an ordinary suburban teenager mdash; until he went to live with his father, one of Africa's most brutal dictators. How did a kid fro
Africa's first female head of state. Winner of the ...
Last February, L.A. Weekly told the story of Jose Nazario, a Riverside police officer who had been charged with the killings of two prisoners during his service as a Marine in a 2004 battle for the Iraqi city of Falluj
A series of small bribes -- less than $120,000 in total -- was allegedly paid so the Liberian legislature would grant two small firms the right to develop or sell concessions to large oil companies. One of those small firms, Oranto Petroleum Limited, sold three concessions to Chevron.
A CALL CAME OVER RIVERSIDE police officer Jose Nazario's radio toward the end of the graveyard shift on August 7 of last year. The night had been quiet: a shoplifter picked up at Best Buy, a drunk in front of Starbucks
Treating combat trauma on the ground in Iraq.
He grew up in suburban Florida, just a few miles from Disney World. But by his early twenties, Chucky Taylor had become a brutal drug-crazed torturer. Johnny Dwyer charts his journey from ordinary...
He's already the most amazing story in professional sports. And he's not even a star yet.
A potentially explosive situation wound up a dud yesterday when a would-be bomber's bid to rob a midtown bank was thwarted - but not before some very tense moments passed in front of the New York...