'Wyatt Earp' Gets an Assist From Reporter, Photographer
Posted: 7/11/2013  |  By: Deirdre Edgar | Los Angeles Times
Times staff writer Bob Pool's profile of "Wyatt Earp" actor Hugh O'Brianappeared on the cover of Tuesday's LATExtra section. Though O'Brian played the lawman on TV, it was Pool and photojournalist Mel Melcon who found themselves chasing a bad guy as they reported the story.
 
As Melcon took the photo of O'Brian and his wife, Virginia, that appeared along with Pool's story, a thief made off with Virginia O'Brian's iPhone.