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  • October 2013: Amazon workers seek pay for time in security checks

    Workers at Amazon.com warehouses across the country are suing the online retail giant to collect wages for time they spent passing through security checkpoints designed to prevent employee theft. In lawsuits filed in Philadelphia and Luzerne County...
  • 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,"...
  • Oscar Pistorius tweets about love, pain and the meaning of life

    Oscar Pistorius, the South African athlete charged with murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, broke his five-month-long social media silence Sunday, tweeting four quotes about suffering, love and pain. His tweets prompted...
  • Death Penalty: What about the condemned's family?

    To the editor: Sandy Banks is both compassionate and complex in the way she deals with the death penalty. She describes those who have been made victims: the inmates themselves, jurors and taxpayers. ("California's death penalty isn't really about death...
  • Soledad prison inmate slips handcuffs, stabs prison guard in the head

    Soledad prison inmate slips handcuffs, stabs prison guard in the head
    A state prison guard in Soledad was stabbed in the back of the head Friday by an inmate who allegedly slipped out of his handcuffs and went at him with a handmade shank, a spokesman said. The attack happened just before 1 p.m. as two guards took 48-...
  • 1 hostage, 2 suspects dead after bank robbery, chase in Stockton

    1 hostage, 2 suspects dead after bank robbery, chase in Stockton
    A hostage and both of the suspects were killed Wednesday during a wild shootout and police pursuit following a bank robbery in Stockton. TV video showed images of an SUV riddled with bullet holes when the pursuit ended. Stockton police said on...
  • Jury deadlocked in Bryan Stow suit against Dodgers told to continue

    A Los Angeles jury said Wednesday it was deadlocked over whether the Los Angeles Dodgers organization was responsible for the devastating injuries suffered by a Giants fan beaten during the 2011 home opener at Dodgers Stadium. But the judge in the...
  • Man sentenced to prison in fatal shooting of Mexican actor in Downey

    Man sentenced to prison in fatal shooting of Mexican actor in Downey
    A 34-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison for shooting a Mexican actor to death in his Downey home, officials said.  Larry Paul Trujillo pleaded no contest in May to the murder of 53-year-old Hermilio Franco, whom he shot...
  • Honduran man accused in Louisiana killing had recently crossed border

    A Honduran man accused of killing his girlfriend in Louisiana and fleeing to Texas with three of their five children had recently crossed into the U.S. illegally but was released by border authorities on a promise to reappear in immigration court,...
  • Beyond the Heartbleed threat

    Beyond the Heartbleed threat
    The discovery of the Heartbleed bug, an online security flaw that's alarmingly widespread, was just the latest reminder of how vulnerable Internet users are to the mistakes made by others. In this case, a programming error in a supposedly secure...
  • Back story of Yasiel Puig's journey to America should concern Dodgers

    Back story of Yasiel Puig's journey to America should concern Dodgers
    Seemingly from the moment Cuban refugee Yasiel Puig showed up at Dodger Stadium out of nowhere, arriving last June unwilling to discuss his unknown background, the talk behind the batting cages has been rife with unprintable rumors. There were rumors...