| Oct 30, 2013
| 6:31 PM
When FAU Athletic Director Pat Chun presented what he said was evidence of Carl Pelini's drug use to the now disgraced head coach, Pelini had no other choice but to resign.
Chun said he was prepared to fire Pelini with cause, and he had the legal...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:03 AM
About 100 students and their siblings or parents participated Saturday in the first Walk for Life, hosted by the YMCA of the Foothills.
Starting at 10 a.m., two groups started out, one from the Verdugo Hills YMCA and the other from La Cañada...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:51 PM
Illegal use of drugs among American workers has dropped sharply in the last 25 years, according to a new study.
The percentage of the U.S. workforce testing positive for drugs such as cocaine and marijuana dropped to 3.5% last year, from 13.6% in 1988,...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 4:08 PM
A dormant scandal over Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's alleged drug use flared anew Thursday when the city's police chief disclosed that a video purportedly showing Ford smoking crack cocaine had been recovered from a computer seized in a related drug probe....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:27 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Have you heard Miami coach Al Golden's comments this week about how "fortunate" the Hurricanes are for the "opportunity" to play high-powered Florida State and the Seminoles' Heisman-esque quarterback Jameis Winston?...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
LONDON -- ABC has said it has no plans to cancel cooking show "The Taste," despite allegations of substantial drug use made against one of the show's stars, Nigella Lawson, in a London court on Tuesday.
A second season of the U.S. show, in which Lawson...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:44 AM
A Times review of coroners' records found that three people have died after taking Ecstasy and attending San Bernardino County raves staged by Insomniac since 2006.
The Times examined coroners' records in nine states after the top executives of...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 9:21 PM
Isabel Cochon said her son had an adventurer's zest for anything new: kayaking, rock climbing, archery.
One thing the 22-year-old Arrel Cochon had never done before was attend a rave concert. When he eventually did, on a Saturday last September, he...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Celebrity chef Nigella Lawson testified Wednesday that she had used cocaine a number of times, but "The Taste" judge insisted that labeling her a drug addict would be "absolutely ridiculous."
According to Court News UK, Lawson, testifying in the fraud...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:58 PM
San Bernardino County officials said Tuesday they would investigate the Ecstasy-related death of a 22-year-old man who collapsed while attending a government-approved rave concert in September.
A county spokesman said the officials were unaware of the...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 9:00 AM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — As shoppers and businessmen pass by the 13-story office tower, a middle-aged man peers through a hole in a thick metal door, pulling back a heavy steel rod to allow in only members of the Movement of Housing for All.