| Aug 2, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Compton's city manager has fired an aide to new City Councilman Isaac Galvan who had past convictions for political misconduct.
City Manager Harold Duffey confirmed Friday that he had fired Angel Gonzalez, who was hired as Galvan's council liaison on...
| Jul 24, 2013
A dozen years after he left the Los Angeles City Council, Mike Feuer is back in L.A.'s civic life, this time in City Hall East, as the newly elected city attorney. His several careers are all of a piece: running the low-income legal service group Bet...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Two New York residents were arraigned on tobacco excise-tax violations Wednesday after police stopped the vehicle they were traveling in on Interstate 81, according to Berkeley County Magistrate Court records.
Shao Zhen Wang, 45, and Rong D. Lin, 50,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Singer Chris Brown is off the hook in his misdemeanor hit-and-run case, after a judge dismissed the charge, noting that a "civil compromise" had been reached.
Brown came to an agreement with the woman whose car he struck in Toluca Lake last May,...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 9:32 PM
State litter-law amendment was long overdue Friday's print column Photo by Antonio Perez, Chicago Tribune Whenever I start to feel sorry for cigarette smokers — addicted social pariahs who pay exorbitant taxes to feed their ruinous cravings —...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:53 PM
GLEN HAVEN, Mich. (AP) — A 12-hour search for a man wanted on a domestic violence charge and his three young children ended when crew members found them clambering down a hillside at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, leaving baffled...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 12:45 PM
MISHAWAKA – A Walt Disney Elementary School fifth grade teacher accused of sending sexually explicit texts to a 12-year-old student at the school was sentenced to probation Tuesday.
Eric West, 30, pled guilty to Inappropriate Communication with a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Brown County Commissioner Tom Fischbach has admitted in magistrate court to starting a controlled burn without reporting it to the dispatch center.
Fischbach, 67, of Warner, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor count of starting an open burn. He was fined...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Compton City Councilman Isaac Galvan belatedly filed mandatory campaign finance forms after state officials threatened to open a formal investigation when he missed several deadlines.
The financial statements, which were submitted Thursday, show that...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 11:52 AM
SANFORD, Fla.—George Zimmerman's wife pleaded guilty Wednesday to a misdemeanor perjury charge for lying during a bail hearing after her husband's arrest. She was sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:03 PM
SANFORD — Shellie Zimmerman, the wife of acquitted murder suspect George Zimmerman, admitted Wednesday that she had committed perjury to help her husband get out of jail and agreed to a plea deal that requires her to serve a year of probation....