| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:53 AM
America faces a plethora of social problems in its inner cities: Crime and gang violence. A growing disrespect for the law. A prison system bursting at the seams. Children growing up without their fathers. An entire class of unemployable able-bodied men....
| 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,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:20 PM
BOCA RATON — Former FAU football coach Carl Pelini wanted his job back after resigning amid accusations of drug use on Oct. 30.
FAU obliged his request Tuesday, rescinding his resignation and subsequently firing him with cause.
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday restored a death sentence for a Kansas murderer who claimed his 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination had been violated when he was forced to submit to a mental health exam after claiming he was...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The agreement announced Friday between Major League Baseball and the players' union to stiffen penalties for those caught using performance-enhancing drugs was applauded by players who said they are tired of seeing the sport embarrassed by cheaters....