| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:01 PM
A federal judge sentenced Encino jeweler Bryan Shaw to five months in prison Monday for his role in an insider trading scheme with a KPMG accountant that netted him more than $1.6 million in profits over a two-year period.
Shaw, 53, was sentenced by Los...
| May 19, 2014
| 4:02 PM
Two San Bernardino doctors agreed to pay more than $100,000 in penalties for allegedly selling a pharmaceutical company’s stock after learning that regulators were halting a clinical trial of a prostate cancer drug they were testing.
| May 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Two former Qualcomm Inc. sales directors were charged with insider trading, allegedly making $230,000 in profit from trades in Atheros Communications Inc. when Qualcomm bought the company in 2011.
Derek Cohen and Robert Herman, both 52, were charged...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 5:44 PM
A former partner at the Los Angeles office of accounting giant KPMG was sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for giving confidential information about his firm's clients to a golfing buddy, who used it to make more than $1 million in profits by...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Why do we so often pair the words “sports’ and “hero” together? The fact that someone can connect with a small sphere traveling at high speed more often than the next person doesn’t qualify him to be a hero. He’s no...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Paula Deen has been let go by the Food Network, a fall from a certain type of grace after she admitted to using the N-word. But she's not the first food celebrity laid low by scandal. Though we do seem to be a pretty clean-living bunch, there have been...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:18 PM
Paula Deen may be in crisis mode, but who better to call a supporter than fellow Food Network alum and domestic comeback queen Martha Stewart? On Wednesday night's episode of Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live," Stewart expressed sympathy for Deen's current...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
| Jan 5, 2013
Most people don't start their day combing the newspaper for headlines about white-collar felons. But for Kelly Richmond Pope, it's just part of the job as a forensic accountant, and one she shares with students at DePaul University, where she is an...
| Feb 7, 2013
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For anyone who struggles to focus their attention on a movie—that should include all 23 people who saw Al Pacino in last week's embarrassing “Stand Up Guys”—“Side Effects” is just what the doctor...
| Feb 7, 2013
A sly one, "Side Effects" is a movie in which the main character's pharmacological state of mind is never entirely certain.
In such a role it's critical to have someone who can keep an audience guessing as to the state of that mind, moment to moment....