| May 16, 2013
| 9:28 AM
Students milled around parking lots on the outskirts of East Los Angeles College on Thursday morning after a shooting threat prompted an evacuation of the campus, along with lockdowns at other Monterey Park schools.
All Monterey Park schools were locked...
| May 16, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Anonymous calls and threats made to schools in the Los Angeles area disrupted classes and created confusion Thursday morning as police descend on campuses placed on lockdown.
Several law enforcement agencies -- the Los Angeles County Sheriff's...
| Oct 18, 2012
It was one year ago this week that Andrew Doheny reached the final heat of the Assn. of Surfing Professionals' World Junior Championships in Bali, Indonesia, finishing in second place in what was considered a breakthrough performance by the Newport...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:44 PM
Three people were killed, including a 4-year-old, in a two-car collision Tuesday on state Route 97A just north of Chelan, the Washington State Patrol said.
The accident occurred when one car traveling northbound on SR 97A crossed the center line and...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 5:43 PM
A man surrendered early Monday to Special Weapon and Tactics officers after he allegedly struck his wife and then barricaded himself with his two children inside his apartment, police said.
The three- to four-hour standoff with officers began late Sunday...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 7:23 AM
FRESNO, Calif. -- When Lawrence Jones began firing at his co-workers at a Fresno packaging plant on Tuesday morning, authorities said, he walked methodically up to his victims, shooting them execution-style.
Two men were shot in the head and died, Fresno...
| May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...
| May 2, 2012
Patricia Medina, a British-born actress whose Hollywood career as a leading lady in the 1950s spanned the talking mule comedy "Francis" and Orson Welles' crime-thriller "Mr. Arkadin," has died. She was 92.
Medina, the widow of actor Joseph Cotten, died...
| Jan 10, 2011
| 2:59 PM
If you believe the results of a recent Zogby International poll, we’re more dependent on the Internet than ever.
When asked what technology they could not live without, 28 percent of those surveyed said high-speed Internet, by far the most frequent...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: On Oct. 16, I bought two tickets from Delta Air Lines through Chase Rewards for $794.80. We paid $599.86 plus 19,494 points. We received a trip confirmation letter from Chase, with a Delta logo, giving our flight numbers, departure times and...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: In 2007, my husband, Neil, and I booked two tickets on British Airways to London. Neil was receiving chemotherapy so we could not fly. British Airways advised us to submit our refund request in writing along with a doctor's note, which we did on...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 4:02 PM
"Tia Isa Wants a Car"
By Meg Medina, illustrated by Claudio Munoz
Candlewick, $15.99, ages 5-7
"No one goes far from my block in the summer," says the little city girl, so she's keen when her tia (aunt) wants to buy a car to reach the beach. In her...