| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:54 PM
A Southern California pain doctor who was featured in a 2012 Times investigative article on patient overdose deaths was arrested Tuesday on seven counts of illegally prescribing narcotics and other widely abused drugs.
Dr. John Dimowo is charged with...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Bill Dwyre, who served as sports editor for the Los Angeles Times for a quarter of a century, wrote Tuesday that "the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever."
When football's natural amen corner raises pitchforks and torches...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Ten years ago this November singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, then 34, died in an Echo Park bungalow from two knife stabs to the chest. According to William Todd Schultz's "Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith," a clear-eyed and devastating new...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Anybody else calling their therapist today after that Monday Night Football fiasco?
Speaking of, did Josh Freeman just throw another incomplete pass?
Minnesota’s 23-7 loss to the New York Giants wasn’t all on Freeman, of course, but the...
| Oct 22, 2013
The following were taken from police reports:
•A 61-year-old Lemont man was charged with DUI, improper lane use and failure to reduce speed to avoid a collision after an Oct. 7 crash on the 14200 block of LaGrange Road.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:49 AM
Welcome to the Take the Points week 12 college football column. Does anyone read the intro to these things? Internet users are like Dana Holgorsen after eight Red Bulls, they can't even sit still, let alone focus on reading an entire paragraph. The...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
In February, there was a sizeable drug bust at Texas Christian University in Fort Worth. The media covered the story in great detail. While making my morning coffee, one update stopped me dead in my tracks. Marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine and...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 3:52 PM
A 23-year-old former Marine pleaded guilty Friday to bringing a nonlethal grenade and other explosives equipment onto a plane at John Wayne Airport.
Gregory Salyer of Kentucky caused a brief evacuation from one of the airport's terminals in August...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 3:16 PM
Sometimes, it’s OK to throw the same festival twice.
Dance-music fans scanning the lineup at Saturday’s Hard Day of the Dead festival at L.A. State Historic Park north of downtown might be forgiven for thinking they’d raved themselves...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:46 AM
It looks like this mom found out the hard way that it's not always 'better living through chemistry' after allegedly conducting a school science project -- on her son.
Heather McAuliffe , a West Boca mom of a first grader, is accused of emailing her...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:11 AM
Her name is Lindsay and she is a chaos addict.
That was the No. 1 takeaway from Lindsay Lohan’s amply hyped interview with Oprah Winfrey, a “television event” broadcast on the talk show doyenne’s Oprah Winfrey Network program...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Authorities said Wednesday that they have identified the man found with an explosive and artillery fuses in his luggage when he boarded a plane at John Wayne Airport.
Gregory Salyer, 23, from Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday after Transportation...