| Jul 30, 2013
| 7:35 PM
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Ten years after Los Angeles officials imposed a moratorium on the creation of new murals, the City Council is being asked to vote on a law that would make them legal.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Two social workers and two supervisors in the county's troubled Department of Children and Family Services have been fired over the death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy after the agency received several complaints of abuse, officials said.
| Aug 1, 2013
| 9:53 AM
"Gratuities for exceptional service'' reads one tip jar.
"Tips welcome!" reads another.
The proliferation of tip jars at local coffeehouses, pizza places, sub and ice cream shops (even delis) are changing our tipping protocols, leading some South...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:26 PM
Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, a second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A 22-year-old Maywood woman admitted she and her boyfriend beat her 1-year-old son with a belt and plastic hangers and left him to die on their bathroom floor, prosecutors said in court Saturday.
The couple then disposed of the child's lifeless body...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Anyone active in online social networking has likely received one: A message from someone who clicked on the wrong link, flooding friends' inboxes or feeds with more links about weight loss drugs or shocking photos.
Or you might remember that time Burger...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Craig Nova's new novel is a bit of a literary oddity. It's a sequel to the novel that helped propel Nova's career to new heights — 30 years ago.
"The Good Son," published to great acclaim in 1982, told the story of Chip Mackinnon, a World War II...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 2:36 PM
A Cook County correctional officer is being held without bail in Lake County, Ind., after being charged with fatally shooting a fellow motorist who swore at him and threw a cup at his vehicle, officials said.
Edgar Singleton Jr., 61, remains in the Lake...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:45 PM
New Haven is the birthplace of the hamburger. Apparently, this distinction has been codified by the Library of Congress. More specifically, as every New Havenite knows, it all started at Louis' Lunch in 1900, five years after that place opened its doors....
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:55 PM
If George Zimmerman had uttered what Paula Deen 'fessed up to saying, the verdict in his trial for the killing of Trayvon Martin would be a foregone conclusion.
He'd be guilty as sin.
"Nigger" is that powerful.
"Nigger" is the word that has left...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Glendale Community College will be offering more classes for the summer and winter sessions, however, full-time faculty members teaching those courses will be seeing smaller paychecks.
Where faculty members had once earned up to $7,200 to teach a three-...