| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:23 PM
A mother facing neglect charges in the death of her 3-year-old daughter made her first appearance in court Monday.
Samantha Ellis had her initial hearing In connection with the death of her daughter Carmen.
Police said Carmen was beaten by Ellis'...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 4:05 PM
As her mother faces neglect charges in her daughter’s death, the rest of a little girl's family is planning a fundraiser to prevent child abuse.
The first Carmen Ellis Memorial Ride will take place Oct. 13. Carmen Ellis died after police said her...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 11:47 AM
Brave bodega workers fought off a pair of would-be robbers by wrestling a gun away from one of them during a holdup and keeping the suspect there until police arrived on the scene.
Police say the incident occurred around 7:15 a.m. Saturday inside the...
| Dec 22, 2010
The fatal stabbing of a 31-year-old Houston man in 2007 remains unsolved, and officials are hoping someone out there can provide some information that will help them close the case.
Jose Cruz never showed up for work on May 28, 2007, so his family called...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 3:12 PM
A Pilsen neighborhood Mexican restaurant was ordered closed today after it was cited when city health officials found roaches and flying insects at the business, officials said.
El Taconazo Restaurant at 2350 W. Cermak Road was closed after the...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 4:02 AM
Despite Sunday's rain, thousands of New Yorkers turned out for the 30th Annual Dominican Day Parade.
New York Assemblyman Guillermo Linares was the first Dominican elected to such a seat: We are the largest immigrant group in New York and there is...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 1:05 AM
Soccer-UEFA Champions League, Rubin at Lyon 1:30 p.m. (FSN); Arsenal vs. Udinese at London (same-day tape), 7 p.m. (FSN)
Little League Softball-World Series, semifinals, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (ESPN2)
Major League Baseball-Regional...
| Oct 1, 2009
| 4:33 PM
The FBI investigation into the Burbank Police Department is focusing on allegations of excessive force by officers, court documents obtained by The Times show. Federal investigators have told the Burbank officials to turn over reports involving 12 current...
| Jun 9, 2009
| 3:25 PM
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Mariners selected infielder/outfielder Dustin Ackley from the University of North Carolina with their first selection (2nd overall pick) in the 2009 First-Year Player Draft, Director of Amateur Scouting Tom McNamara announced...
| Apr 12, 2009
Playwright Octavio Solis has become an overnight sensation, and it took only 25 years. Long respected in theater and Latino arts circles, the writer is having breakthrough success with his play "Lydia."
Set in El Paso in the 1970s, "Lydia" portrays the...