| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:43 PM
So, potheads didn’t start the Rim fire after all.
On Thursday, the U.S. Forest Service revealed that a hunter let an illegal fire “escape,” sparking the blaze in and around Yosemite National Park that has burned more than 237,341...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:13 PM
A North Carolina police officer has been charged with voluntary manslaughter after he shot and killed an unarmed man who may have been looking for help early Saturday morning, officials said.
Local media identified the victim as a former football player...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In an Emmy night marked by both jaw-dropping upsets and predictably safe choices, "Breaking Bad" creator Vince Gilligan summed up the wild mood swings at TV's top awards ceremony this year.
"I thought this was gonna be [for] 'House of Cards,'"...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:42 PM
Three Los Angeles City Council members -- including a candidate for mayor -- asked their colleagues Tuesday to consider pulling city pension money from the investment firms that own the Los Angeles Times if they sell the publication to buyers who do not...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:21 PM
SACRAMENTO — California legislative leaders and 10 public employee unions announced opposition Wednesday to any sale of the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers to a pair of wealthy brothers who fund conservative causes throughout...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:31 PM
A judge ruled on Thursday that The Times could not be stopped from reporting on testimony from the top manager of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in a deposition for an open-government lawsuit.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin said that...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:56 PM
When at least one man stepped into a New Orleans parade crowd on Mother's Day and opened fire, 19 people were shot and injured — and a city's conscience was also wounded.
Officials have not named or arrested any of the three suspects sought in the...
| May 13, 2013
| 7:11 PM
California unions are increasing their opposition to any sale of the Los Angeles Times and other Tribune Co. newspapers to the Koch brothers, urging the City Council to oppose such a deal and planning a protest for Tuesday.
Charles and David Koch,...
| May 14, 2013
| 4:35 PM
About 300 labor-union members and other activists staged a demonstration Tuesday to protest the potential sale of the Los Angeles Times to the billionaire politically conservative Koch brothers.
Demonstrators marched outside the downtown L.A....
| May 15, 2013
| 12:44 PM
News Corp. has hired a D.C. heavyweight to handle its lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill after it becomes primarily a newspaper publishing company.
Antoniette "Toni" Cook Bush will join News Corp. next month as its executive vice president and global head...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Underscoring that technology increasingly will drive the success of traditional media outlets, Tribune Co. is planting a flag in Silicon Valley and has hired a former top Yahoo executive to lead the company's digital ventures.
Shashi Seth, who has...