| Oct 14, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Ahmed Abu Khatallah, who is suspected of helping direct the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, was indicted Tuesday as the "leader of an extremist military group" who conspired to carry out the fiery ambush that killed...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:25 PM
In a brazen 24-hour crime spree around some of Fort Lauderdale's busiest tourist spots, Jeffrey Turcotte carjacked and kidnapped several victims, held them hostage and forced them — at gunpoint — to withdraw cash from ATMs.
Turcotte, a 19...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 4:22 PM
A 26-year-old man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of posting a social media threat against Pierce College, prompting officials to briefly evacuate the campus.
Sergio Castanon Jr. of Northridge is a former student at Pierce, said Nicole Nishida,...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Ted Flicker, who co-created the hit TV series "Barney Miller" and directed the cult-favorite political film satire "The President's Analyst," died Saturday at his home in Santa Fe, N.M. He was 84.
The cause was coronary artery disease, said his wife,...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Joe Sample, a soft-spoken keyboard player and composer whose blending of funk, blues, jazz, gospel and the Zydeco music of his childhood lent a distinctive sound to his well-known group, the Crusaders, has died. He was 75.
Sample died Friday at a...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:24 AM
A terrorist supposedly assassinated in an airstrike turns out to be alive – and likely plotting an attack on Americans – in Episode 404 (“Iron in the Fire”) of Showtime’s espionage thriller “Homeland.”
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Judge in Stringfellow toxic dump case
Judge Harry Peetris, 94, who oversaw proceedings in the long-running battle over the cleanup of the Stringfellow Acid Pits, died Aug. 15 at USC Medical Center, said his son, Harry Peetris II. He...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 6:41 PM
John A. Walker Jr., a convicted spy who masterminded a family operation that sold military secrets for nearly two decades and enabled the Soviet Union to decipher more than 1 million classified messages sent and received by U.S. Navy vessels, has died...
| Oct 17, 2014
| 2:24 PM
The leaks of celebrity photos stored on iCloud or exchanged via Snapchat have focused the public's attention on how insecure their data are.
And yet FBI Director James Comey is trying to persuade us that we face the opposite risk: The personal data on...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:30 PM
KISSIMMEE — Marcus Faella stood silently and showed no emotion as a jury delivered a guilty verdict Friday on two charges that could send the American Front leader to prison for 30 years.
After deliberating for about five hours in Central Florida's...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:02 PM
KISSIMMEE — The state's star witness in Central Florida's largest domestic-terrorism case couldn't remember anything particularly violent or damaging about accused American Front leader Marcus Faella during opening testimony Wednesday.