| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:13 PM
MEXICO CITY – Five years and millions of U.S.-supplied dollars later, Mexican authorities are acknowledging they are still a long way from purging and improving local and federal police forces, among the most corrupt institutions in the country....
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:12 AM
After receiving complaints from folks who reported that Tawny Lynn Blazejowski had been stalking them, the Sheriff's Special Victim’s Section began a complex investigation over the past year into these allegations, according to a news release from...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:32 PM
The newly-crowned Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, says she is the victim of a "sextortion" plot. The FBI is investigating the case and says more than a dozen other women were targeted....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Hollywood always loved Elmore Leonard. The prolific novelist-screenwriter, who died Tuesday at age 87, didn't always return the affection.
Over the course of Leonard's six-decade do-si-do with the entertainment industry, his plain-spoken prose...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:28 AM
A Glendale man accused of stealing about $141,000 from the bank account of a Sacramento man so he could buy 96 gold coins pleaded not guilty Friday to federal fraud charges.
Karapet Damaryan, 63, and his co-defendant, Garik Voskanyan, 30, of Rancho...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 6:56 AM
It was one of the top 10 grossing films of 1976, but "Murder By Death" has the feel of something Neil Simon and his brother Danny might have cooked up for Sid Caesar during their days writing for "Your Show of Shows" in the '50s: Assemble a group of well-...
| Aug 15, 2013
*1/2 (out of four)
Destined to be started but not finished by Netflix streaming subscribers, "Paranoia" depicts a cutthroat community of so-called geniuses and then portrays nearly everyone as a fool. If this laughable excuse for a thriller quickens your...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:44 PM
"Getaway" will never be mistaken for a "Fast & Furious" sequel. It's more like "Taken … for a Ride!" Terrible but, in its squealing way, sporadically fun-terrible, it features a glowering Ethan Hawke as a former professional race car driver named...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Eight of 70 defendants charged in a wide-reaching investigation that targeted the small but ruthless Armenian Power gang pleaded guilty this week in federal court, authorities said Wednesday.
Four of the eight were allegedly "members or associates" of...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
David Letterman made his CBS debut on Aug. 30, 1993 -- the consolation prize, at the time, for having lost the coveted "The Tonight Show" throne to Jay Leno. Yet if the host has never entirely gotten over that, he's certainly made the best of a...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:28 PM
Four men have pleaded guilty in a scheme to extort money and heroin by kidnapping an 8-year-old boy, according to the Baltimore State's Attorney's office.
Raheem Taylor, Randy Ennis, Gary Stokes and Nathaniel Booker pleaded guilty on Friday to charges...