| 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 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 9, 2014
| 6:04 PM
Once police had Nathan Hunter in handcuffs, they tended to his wife.
She was covered in blood. She told the officers Hunter flew into a rage that night in February 2013 because she hadn't bought him a Valentine's Day gift. He beat and choked her...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tiger Woods.
Famed 19th-century sportswriter Henry W. Longfellow must have been thinking ahead about them when he wrote: "Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:52 PM
When the cash began running out at the nonprofit Amistad America Inc., officials defaulted on bank loans, skimped on bills, borrowed from employees and used state grant money as a temporary loan against other grants, a series of audits released Friday...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The superintendent of Plymouth schools was suspended with pay on Thursday after she was charged with first-degree larceny for allegedly misappropriating school district money in Hebron, where she previously worked as superintendent.
Eleanor Cruz, 63,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Decades of shoddy record-keeping and other administrative failings have prevented California hazardous-waste regulators from collecting nearly $194 million in costs to clean up contaminated sites, state auditors said in a report Thursday.
| Aug 2, 2014
| 9:04 AM
On Monday, Tribune Publishing spins off from Tribune Co. and starts a new chapter as a stand-alone company.
Its stock begins regular trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TPUB on Tuesday, which is also when its board of directors...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:17 PM
As Gov. Pat Quinn's aides sought to pump up an anti-violence program ahead of his November 2010 election bid, they decided to add to the pot $3.76 million in federal disaster recovery funds from Hurricane Ike to make loans to small businesses.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Not strangers by any stretch of the imagination, Abby Freedman and Robert “Bob” Mayersohn, candidates for the upcoming School Board District 4 election, won't be spending too much time trying to gather new information about each other.
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:34 PM
The United States has now spent more on the reconstruction of Afghanistan than it did on the Marshall Plan that lifted Western Europe from the ruins of World War II. But it can expect far less return on its investment in the still-unstable Central Asian...