| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:34 PM
A San Luis Obispo man was arrested Tuesday after he kidnapped and tortured a woman he had only recently started dating, police said.
Timothy John Hayes, 33, was taken into custody after the 27-year-old woman escaped from his home late Monday and hid...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 9:00 PM
If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship, help is available. Here is a list of Central Florida domestic violence hotlines:
Orange County Harbor House, Orlando Hotline number: 407-886-2856
Osceola County Help Now of Osceola County,...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 1:54 PM
When the state of Oklahoma finally got around to executing Clayton Lockett in April, it did so partially in secret — and ultimately by accident.
Lockett, you may recall, was the convicted murderer whose execution was so botched that prison...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 10:33 AM
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Los Angeles police were searching Friday evening for four men in connection with a car-to-car shooting in Highland Park.
A man suffered a gunshot wound to his leg after shots were fired from a yellow SUV at Avenue 64 and Roble Avenue, said LAPD...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 10:44 PM
An employee of Desert Christian Schools in Lancaster was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of child molestation, authorities said.
Jonathan Macy, 31, of Lancaster was arrested on suspicion of molesting two children at Grace Chapel Church, which is on...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 11:19 PM
An unidentified person shot Monday night by a Los Angeles police officer in the Florence neighborhood has died, authorities said Tuesday.
An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Division conducted "an investigative stop" in the 200...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 8:40 AM
| Jul 26, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The horror show on Arizona’s death row this week has deservedly raised yet another national debate over the death penalty, particularly lethal injections by states scrambling for fresh killing agents as they find it harder to procure tried-and-...
| Jun 26, 2014
To the editor: The real Butch Cassidy looked nothing like Paul Newman, but Hollywood cast him anyway along with another good-looking guy, Robert Redford. ("Stockton suspect's mug shot is textbook handsome," Column, June 23)
As a society, we don't...