| Aug 16, 2014
| 6:04 AM
Malik Smallwood lounged in front of Baltimore's Juvenile Justice Center, puffing on a cigarette and his recalling his teenage years spent in and out of the facility — he called it "kiddie camp."
Now 18, Smallwood said temptation loomed on the...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 3:28 PM
The city of La Cañada Flintridge and the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department have teamed up to produce a public service announcement to educate residents about how to protect themselves from burglary.
In the production, commissioned by the...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:24 AM
A tourist seeking to take pictures of Yellowstone National Park crashed a camera-equipped drone into its largest hot spring, possibly damaging the prized geothermal feature, a park official said on Wednesday.
The incident follows the crash earlier...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 10:25 AM
USC on Friday announced a series of significant new security measures after a graduate student from China was fatally beaten near the campus last month.
The university said in a statement Friday it was increasing security staffing in and around the...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 4:02 PM
A South Side man was held without bail today for a Friday morning attempted sexual assault of a 22-year-old woman in the city's Brighton Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The woman was walking to work around 8:40 a.m. when she noticed Lemar...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:23 PM
It was a commendable decision — and more unnerving than risky — for Emory University to accept into its hospital two Americans who contracted the deadly Ebola virus while doing humanitarian work in Africa. The arrival of the first patient on...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 4:00 AM
RIO DE JANEIRO — As the 2014 World Cup tournament nears, efforts to reform Rio de Janeiro's police forces remain, like many of the Brazilian soccer stadiums themselves, a work in progress.
Seeking to improve public safety, police have...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 1:32 PM
SANFORD - George Zimmerman has no job, no home, no income but spends $100 a month on vacations and $200 a month on psychological counseling, according to a financial affidavit he recently filed in his divorce case.
Zimmerman, 30, is the former...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:24 AM
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a probe into intermittent brake failure in the 2007 and 2008 Toyota Camry hybrid sedan.
Dozens of consumers have complained to the agency about the problem, asking it to force Toyota Motor...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:26 AM
Kids will play with anything they can get their hands on, including guns and dildos.
That's the message that a new ad from gun safety advocacy group Evolve is promoting in an effort to reduce gun violence.
The ad, titled "Playthings," begins with a...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats in what is now the largest seat recall in American history.
Graco announced the recall Tuesday, ending a five-month battle between the...