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  • Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution

    Civil rights groups back release of government files in local terrorism prosecution
    Two civil rights groups today urged a federal appeals court in Chicago to uphold a district judge's unprecedented order that confidential court filings by the government in a local terrorism prosecution be disclosed to the defense. Federal prosecutors...
  • L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision

    L.A. police detective killed in another Loma Vista Drive collision
    An off-duty Los Angeles police detective was killed Friday afternoon when his pickup collided with a cement truck in Beverly Hills on the same street where a fellow officer died in a similar crash two months ago. Cmdr. Andrew Smith said the 25-year LAPD...
  • Negotiations with Iran over nuclear program still face a major hurdle

    Three months into intense international negotiations over Iran's disputed nuclear development program, Tehran's team has surprised almost everybody with its apparent eagerness for a deal. Iranian negotiators have met all of their commitments under...
  • Mike Trout is a source of pride in his struggling Jersey hometown

    Not since John Barbose coached the local high school football team to a state record-tying 31 straight wins from 1952 to '55 has an event so stoked the imagination, excitement and pride of this rural working-class town in South Jersey. Some 6,000 to 7,...
  • NBC does a victory lap, showcases new season at upfront presentation

    After a season in which it's poised to finish No. 1 in the advertiser-coveted 18-to-49-year-old demographic for the first time since the end of "Friends" 10 years ago, NBC ran a triumphant victory lap at its annual upfront presentation before an...
  • Film Review: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'

    No skyscrapers blow up, no cities are leveled, and while the White House and a football stadium suffer some serious structural damage, the wholesale destruction of human civilization is kept to a refreshing minimum in "X-Men: Days of Future Past" --...
  • Lee Wilson Of Avon Served In Persian Gulf War

    Lee Wilson Of Avon Served In Persian Gulf War
    AVON — These days, Lee M. Wilson owns his own computer company and is adjusting to his duties as the new commander of the VFW Post 3272 in Avon. Two decades ago, however, he was driving heavy equipment through the Iraq desert, fighting Saddam...
  • Beverly Hills reviews traffic safety laws after LAPD cops killed

    Beverly Hills reviews traffic safety laws after LAPD cops killed
    Traffic officers are preventing large trucks from using a steep, winding road in Beverly Hills after crashes there killed two Los Angeles police officers in three months. City officials have put a 30-day moratorium on heavy-hauling trucks from...
  • Lockheed Martin takes children to work

    Lockheed Martin takes children to work
    It’s not every day that people can play a life-sized Angry Birds game on the front lawn at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control plant. In the name of Take Your Child to Work Day, access to the plant was broadened on Thursday for a brief...
  • For California's sake, Irwindale needs to save its Sriracha plant

    For California's sake, Irwindale needs to save its Sriracha plant
    Something stinks in Irwindale. In recent months, officials in the largely industrial San Gabriel Valley city have appeared to be on a crusade to shut down Huy Fong Foods, the company that makes a wildly popular Sriracha sauce, for emitting chili and...
  • Lots of sun and heat this week

    Lots of sun and heat this week
    Expect a very warm - okay, make that hot - week with lots of sun, not much rain. South Florida's Monday forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with afternoon highs in the upper 80s and overnight readings in the low 70s. Central Florida's forecast:...