| Jul 31, 2014
| 9:32 PM
City auditors revealed Thursday that the bureau charged with fixing and maintaining Los Angeles' streets is beset with problems that include failing to collect or spend hundreds of millions of dollars, keeping shoddy records and neglecting to address...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 7:06 PM
Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site.
North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 11:54 AM
A new report from legislative auditors found that the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner purchased medical supplies without seeking competitive bids or written contracts during the three years ending in May 2014 and may not have gotten the best...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:52 PM
American Apparel Inc., bedeviled by turmoil in the executive suite, reported a larger-than-expected loss in its second quarter as the retailer struggled with flat sales and worked to secure fresh credit from borrowers.
The Los Angeles retailer, which...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:09 PM
Some foster children were placed in the care of relatives with a history of alleged abuse or neglect because Maryland's social services agency did not properly monitor local agencies, according to a new audit.
State auditors found that 16 children,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Audits of a state prison and psychiatric hospital detail hundreds of thousands of dollars in improper payments and financial problems, including outright payroll fraud, and medical staff and guards receiving questionable bonuses and holiday pay, according...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:16 PM
The Irvine City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to ask for a court order compelling a powerful consulting firm to open its books as part of a forensic audit of the effort to transform a retired military base into a grand municipal park.
"I don't care...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 3:38 PM
An independent receiver was appointed Thursday to take command of Amistad America Inc., the troubled nonprofit group widely criticized for its management of the replica slave ship that it has controlled since the ship's launch 14 years ago.
| Aug 11, 2014
| 5:58 PM
— The Hampton VA Medical Center has worked to aggressively train its appointment schedulers after an internal audit showed only 50 percent of those surveyed knew the correct way to enter key information into the system.
Michael Dunfee, the center'...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:55 PM
Los Angeles lawmakers want to hitch more than a dozen conditions to a planned $4-million payment to two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the Department of Water and Power, including giving city auditors "unfettered access" to their records and...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:33 PM
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to demand that city auditors get “unfettered access” to records for two controversial nonprofits affiliated with the Department of Water and Power, one of a string of conditions they...