| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:11 PM
A lawyer for the family of a man who died in a confrontation with Riverside County sheriff's deputies at a Burger King drive-through is disputing official reports about how the 41-year-old plumber died.
Raymond Lewis Johnson died Oct. 11 after...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 10:02 AM
Illustrator Jillian Tamaki and writer Mariko Tamaki remember what it feels like to be on the cusp of growing up, […]...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 10:21 AM
Burger King introduced new Satisfries on Tuesday, a lower-calorie version of its french fries. And the fast food chain is using them to pick a fight with the golden arches.
Burger King says its crinkle cut Satisfries have 40% less fat and 30% fewer...
| 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...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 3:03 PM
Three hundred sandwiches. That's the price one man gave to his girlfriend for an engagement ring. If a man tells you to make 300 sandwiches before he -- in Beyonce's lingo -- puts a ring on it, you may laugh it off as a joke, chalk it up to your future...
| 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...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:23 PM
A West Side man stopped when police officers spotted him driving a car they knew had been recently stolen has been charged in a string of armed robberies on the West and Northwest sides, authorities said today.
Kent Stubbs, 42, faces armed robbery...