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  • Internet Kill Switch Here? Lieberman Bill Causes Worry

    Should the president be given emergency powers to control the Internet in a crisis? The recent Internet shut-off in Egypt has some wondering whether legislation recently introduced by Joe Lieberman and other senators hands the government a "kill switch."...
  • Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits

    Top 10 Most Annoying Driving Habits
    By Tom and Ray Magliozzi, Car Talk Last week, we took a look at tips for a more civilized commute. Here are ten  annoying habits of other drivers. 1. Talking on a cell phone When you're talking on your cell phone, you're as likely to cause an...
  • Hot Wheels: Don't let yours be a target

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features While motorcycle thefts are on the decline – they’re down 24 percent since their highest level in 2007 – 49,791 were reported stolen during 2010 in the U.S. according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau...
  • Accidently on Purpose

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Economic woes and double-digit unemployment are being blamed for a rash of staged auto accidents by criminals against unsuspecting motorists to line their pockets through fraudulent insurance claims. Ten people were...
  • Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot at home; wife released

     Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo fatally shot at home; wife released
    Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo died Tuesday after his wife, Levette, shot him several times during a domestic dispute, Sheriff's Department officials told The Times. Crespo, 45, was shot about 2:30 p.m. at his home in the Vinas la Campana...
  • Man charged in Venice burglary that caused woman to flee to roof

    A Los Angeles man was charged Friday in the break-in of a Venice home that forced its female resident to escape to the roof. The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says Christian Broyles Hicks, 29, faces one felony count of first-degree...
  • L.A. firefighter's lawyer asks jurors to acquit client in assault case

    L.A. firefighter's lawyer asks jurors to acquit client in assault case
    The attorney for a Los Angeles City firefighter accused of assaulting a woman feeding stray cats told jurors on Friday that his client only began throwing punches at the victim after she kicked his elderly mother. Surveillance video captured last year...
  • Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley

    Man sentenced for stealing celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels' Bentley
    A man who stole a Bentley from the Malibu driveway of celebrity trainer Jillian Michaels was sentenced Friday to 17 years in state prison. Gerjuan Deshon Harmon, 31, was convicted earlier this year of first-degree burglary with a person present and...
  • Two Inland Empire men convicted in terrorism plot

    Two Inland Empire men were convicted Thursday on federal charges of being involved in a terrorism plot to travel overseas, join Al Qaeda and kill Americans. Sohiel Omar Kabir, 36, an Afghanistan-born American citizen, and Ralph Deleon, 25, a citizen...
  • Wanting to ask her rapist, 'Why?'

    To the editor: Thanks to her courage and the persistence of the Los Angeles Police Department, Jane Piper was finally able to confront the man who raped her many years ago and ask, "Why?" ("Victim confronts rapist in L.A. court before his sentencing,"...
  • Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority

    Support for death penalty wanes in California, but still a majority
    We aren’t there yet, but a new Field Poll finds fewer Californians – 56% – support the death penalty today than at any time since the Nixon administration, and down from a high of 83% during the mid-1980s. Still, only 34% said they favor...