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  • Johnny Lewis not on drugs when he killed landlady, report says

     
    A coroner's report says that no drugs were detected in the body of "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis, who fell to his death after police say he killed his 81-year-old landlady in Los Feliz....
  • Inmate charged in 1991 slaying, rape of 16-year-old Compton girl

     
    More than 20 years have passed since 16-year-old Melissa Alcantar was found slain in the Compton thrift store where she worked. She was raped, authorities say, and her hands and feet were tied...
  • Teacher pleads guilty to having sex with 17-year-old ex-student

     
    A San Diego County high school teacher pleaded guilty Thursday to having sex with a former 17-year-old student....
  • 'Sons of Anarchy' actor fell to his death, coroner says

     
    "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis did not intend to kill himself when he jumped from the second floor of his Los Feliz home after allegedly killing his 81-year-old landlady, according to a report by the Los Angeles County coroner's office....
  • Jordan Kerner: Producer as Politico

    It's not every day that you step into an office where one wall is covered with posters of Papa Smurf, George of the Jungle and ALF and the opposite is lined with personal photos of Nelson Mandela, Maya Angelou and Coretta Scott King. Then again, it's...
  • Yellen gains allies for top job at Fed

    WASHINGTON — In an era of unprecedented efforts by the Federal Reserve to bolster the economy, add another first — a highly public campaign to influence the selection of the central bank's next chief. Supporters of Fed Vice Chair Janet L....
  • Komen Foundation CEO, President to Leave Posts

    Komen Foundation CEO, President to Leave Posts
    The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
  • Why the medical device tax needs to stay

    Why the medical device tax needs to stay
    The chief drawback of a law as complex as the Affordable Care Act, the health insurance reform measure passed in 2010, is that it provides self-interested opponents a multitude of places to stick a wedge in and hammer away. But you'd be hard-pressed...
  • Out of the Blue: Speak up against San Onofre

    Amid a spate of promising economic news, home values are climbing. Now for the bad news. For the first time in human history, the concentration of climate-warming carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is nearing the milestone level of 400 parts per million....
  • L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women

    L.A. mayor's race: Wendy Greuel uses Web chat to target women
    As the Los Angeles mayor’s race heads into the final three-week stretch, City Controller Wendy Greuel is stepping up her efforts to engage female voters — seeking a turnout advantage against her general election rival, City Councilman Eric...
  • Crazy October Gas Spike May Be Over -- For Now

    Crazy October Gas Spike May Be Over -- For Now
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The worst-ever one-week spike in California gas prices may be over -- at least for now -- but any real relief at the pump could take a while. Prices dropped overnight by an average of .5 cents per gallon to $4.666 on Tuesday,...
  • At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices

    At stop in Glendale, Sen. Boxer joins calls for investigation into fuel prices
    Speaking to a group of seniors at the Adult Recreation Center about healthcare reform, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) on Monday also took the opportunity to join a growing chorus of elected officials calling for an investigation into what caused the...