| Oct 4, 2010
A lawyer representing the white former San Francisco Bay Area rapid transit officer convicted of fatally shooting an unarmed black passenger is asking a Los Angeles judge to grant a new trial.
Defense attorney Michael Rains said in a 134-page filing...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 2:37 PM
CHULA VISTA (KTLA) -- An Oakland man was arrested Friday afternoon on suspicion of kidnapping his former girlfriend, beating her and stuffing her into the trunk of her car to take her across the U.S.-Mexico border, an ordeal that allegedly lasted 15...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 10:05 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A forensic examination led Northern California investigators to believe that a missing 26-year-old nursing student from San Diego was killed, according to authorities Monday.Surveillance video from the garage where Michelle Le's vehicle was...
| Jun 12, 2011
| 8:56 PM
RANCHO PENASQUITOS, Calif. -- More than 100 friends and family of Michelle Le gathered at Hilltop Park in San Diego Friday night to send "positive energy" to the missing nursing student.
Michelle Le, who grow up in Rancho Penasquitos and Mira Mesa,...
| Oct 15, 2010
Houma Police would like to make citizens aware of a potential scam in the making. On 10-13-10 at approximately 1349 hrs, Houma Police received a call from a 49 year old female residing in the 8500 block of Main Street regarding an individual who called...
| Nov 11, 2010
The California Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against the company that makes a hair treatment known as the "Brazilian Blowout". Filed in Alameda County, the lawsuit alleges the company failed to warn consumers that the "Brazilian Blowout" contains...
| Mar 24, 2009
Pirkle Jones, a California photographer admired for his stirring images of migrant workers, endangered landscapes and social movements, including a controversial series on the Black Panthers at the height of their activism in the late 1960s, died March 15...
| Apr 22, 2008
Today the United States Postal Service adds Ruben Salazar to its honor role of American journalists by issuing a first-class Salazar postage stamp. But the former Times columnist had left his mark long before his death during the 1970 Chicano Moratorium...
| Oct 9, 2008
Los Angeles is as famous for its traffic congestion as it is for its sunsets and palm trees, and it has paid a steep price, in smog and gridlock, for its love affair with cars. Belated attempts to devise a functional public transit system have run up...
| Mar 5, 2007
Afraid that a population explosion among squirrels in a city park could pose a public health risk, Santa Monica officials are ready to try a proven method of dealing with the problem: birth control shots.
Plans call for squirrels in Palisades Park to...
| Feb 18, 2008
Three years after state officials promised to fix California's troubled juvenile prisons, advocates for incarcerated youths are urging a judge to appoint a receiver to take over a system they say remains tragically broken.
The plea came in a filing...
| Dec 14, 2007
Advocates for the mentally ill filed a lawsuit Thursday alleging that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger subverted the will of voters when he eliminated a $55-million program for the homeless mentally ill -- a program he himself had touted as a success.