| May 27, 2013
| 6:40 PM
Preparing for his return to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles after six months' treatment at a center for pedophile priests, Father Michael Wempe sat down to type out a list of concerns. Arrangements for his dog. Counseling and support groups for himself....
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:25 PM
It was a going-out-of-business sale that only a pothead could love.
Cannabis-laced brownies, chocolate bars and peanut butter cups were half-price. Sleep-inducing indica buds sold out quickly. And discounted sativa was moving well among patients whose...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 6:45 PM
He was already one of the central figures in Los Angeles County's jail scandal when he dropped a bombshell allegation.
Weeks after sheriff's officials discovered a cellphone he had smuggled to an inmate who was helping federal authorities investigate...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 10:59 PM
It was a costly game for the Ravens' offense and special teams Thusday night, sustaining damaging losses in terms of injuries as two key players left the game nursing ailments.
First, Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones sprained his knee in the second...
| Aug 7, 2013
Even before former National Security Agency consultant Edward Snowden exposed the breathtaking extent of the intelligence agency's electronic surveillance programs, civil libertarians worried that information obtained as part of anti-terrorism...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Shabazz Muhammad 's stock in the NBA draft has tumbled. His father was charged with bank fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud. Oh, and he's still 20 years old.
Time to take to the air. Appearing Friday on Jim Rome's radio show, Muhammad discussed ......
| Aug 2, 2013
| 5:22 PM
I've been out of town this week, and watching from afar the machinations of our county government surprised and mystified me.
It took just two months to decide to fire four social workers involved in the case of an 8-year-old boy who was beaten to death...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Troubled inside linebacker Rolando McClain informed Ravens officials Wednesday that he will retire from the NFL, a decision he reached before participating in one practice with his new team.
McClain signed with the Ravens on April 12, was arrested just...
| Aug 15, 2013
Pushed by such celebrities as Halle Berry and Jennifer Garner, state lawmakers are considering yet another proposal aimed at taming aggressive packs of paparazzi. The new bill, by Sen. Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles), would take a state law that bars...
| Aug 25, 2013
Chemistry teacher and cheerleading coach Mark Krockover was reprimanded over his conduct toward female students, but it took several years before Maine Township High School District 207 tried to fire him.
The school board cited "immoral and cruel...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 9:50 PM
The family of a man who died after being beaten by Kern County Sheriff's deputies and attacked by a police dog have filed a federal civil rights claim against the officers involved, the department and other agencies, a precursor to a lawsuit.