Monday, June 17

James Heaps, a former UCLA Health doctor, was charged with sexual battery Monday. He held staff privileges at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for about 31 years. (Daily Bruin file photo)
James Heaps, a former UCLA Health doctor, was charged with sexual battery Monday. He held staff privileges at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center for about 31 years. (Daily Bruin file photo)

A dark blue sedan crashed into Pinches Tacos on Tuesday, slamming into a pole inside the restaurant. The car was later removed by the Los Angeles Fire Department. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)
A dark blue sedan crashed into Pinches Tacos on Tuesday, slamming into a pole inside the restaurant. The car was later removed by the Los Angeles Fire Department. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Television professor emeritus Thomas Farleigh Denove was sentenced Tuesday at Van Nuys Courthouse West to eight years in state prison for sexually abusing children over several years. (Creative Commons photo by Cbl62 via Wikimedia Commons)

UCLA professor emeritus sentenced to eight years in prison for sexual assault

A former UCLA professor was sentenced to eight years in state prison for sexually assaulting two children for several years. Thomas Fairleigh Denove, a professor emeritus in the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, was sentenced to six years – the minimum sentence – for one count of long-term sexual abuse of a child under 14 and two additional years for performing a lewd act on a child under 14. Read more...

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Television professor emeritus Thomas Farleigh Denove was sentenced Tuesday at Van Nuys Courthouse West to eight years in state prison for sexually abusing children over several years. (Creative Commons photo by Cbl62 via Wikimedia Commons)

A Los Angeles Police Department report indicated a 37% increase in part one crimes in the Westwood Village area when compared with counts from January 2018 to May 2018. Part one crimes include armed robberies, aggravated assault, burglaries and burglary theft from motorized vehicles. (Daily Bruin file photo)
A Los Angeles Police Department report indicated a 37% increase in part one crimes in the Westwood Village area when compared with counts from January 2018 to May 2018. Part one crimes include armed robberies, aggravated assault, burglaries and burglary theft from motorized vehicles. (Daily Bruin file photo)

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The LAPD and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives seized over 1,000 firearms at a Holmby Hills mansion less than a mile from UCLA. The weapons found ranged from modern assault rifles and handguns to Civil War collectibles. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
The LAPD and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives seized over 1,000 firearms at a Holmby Hills mansion less than a mile from UCLA. The weapons found ranged from modern assault rifles and handguns to Civil War collectibles. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

(Courtesy of UCPD)
(Courtesy of UCPD)


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