| Dec 19, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Robert H. Bork, the conservative legal champion whose bitter defeat for a Supreme Court seat in 1987 politicized the confirmation process and changed the court's direction for decades, died Wednesday. He was 85.
The former Yale law professor and judge on...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:24 PM
In 1971, I was a high school graduate without much money and even less of a plan. A community college campus seemed like a good place to try to figure things out, so I enrolled at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.
In two years there, I...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 4:00 AM
A fugitive in the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum corruption case says that for years he alerted his superiors to alleged criminal wrongdoing at the stadium, but they did nothing.
In telephone and Skype interviews with The Times, former Coliseum contractor...
| Aug 10, 2012
California's political watchdog agency said it was unable to substantiate allegations that the interim head of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum illegally sought a job with USC while he was responsible for protecting taxpayers in talks to turn over...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
On the edge of the Mojave, music promoter Pasquale Rotella staged a rave about 11 years ago that ended with a coroner's wagon rolling down desert roads.
Five people died of overdoses and drug-related car crashes during or shortly after the Nocturnal...
| May 30, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Officer Rodney Cintron took his car, damaged in an accident, to Majestic Auto Repair in Rosedale on the advice of a colleague, not realizing that the man was getting paid to send him there.
When the city police officer found out, he signed on to the...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:13 AM
For years, Lance Armstrong denied he had used performance-enhancing drugs to win seven Tours de France. There had been accusations; he'd even been stripped of his titles, but still he maintained his innocence. That all changed last week when the cyclist...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:56 PM
Former Mayor Eddie Perez's appellate case will not be heard by a judge until at least February, an appellate court clerk said Tuesday.
Although the case was put on a court docket that reads "court dates are expected to be Jan. 2 to 23," the clerk said...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:02 PM
A hearing on an appeal from former Hartford Mayor Eddie A. Perez has been scheduled for January.
Perez's appeal to Appellate Court is expected to be heard sometime between Jan. 2 and 23, according to a court docket listing cases for next month. An...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 8:15 PM
An elderly man was admitted to Sacred Heart Hospital on Chicago's West Side in late February, intubated and sedated for more than a week and scheduled for an emergency tracheotomy even though it was medically unnecessary, federal prosecutors allege....
| Apr 26, 2012
| 9:35 PM
A 13-year-old boy was injured Thursday in Glassell Park during a series of shootings that may have been gang-related, authorities said. The victim was in the 3300 block of Drew Street about 4:15 p.m. when two males drove by in......