| Jul 29, 2014
The North American energy boom has helped the United States reduce its reliance on foreign markets and become a net oil exporter for the first time since 1995. But it has come at a risk: Trains carrying crude are crashing at an alarming rate, creating...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:52 PM
Four teenagers were arrested in connection with Thursday's deadly attack on a USC graduate student, which Los Angeles police said was one of at least two alleged robberies the group attempted that day.
Xinran Ji, a 24-year-old engineering student from...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:05 PM
A DeLand police officer saw a dark truck parked behind a gun store that had recently been burglarized.
Inside the vehicle was former Neighborhood Watch Volunteer George Zimmerman and his dog.
Zimmerman is a friend of the owner, he told the officer,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Gun safety or control?
Mary Sanchez on Sunday demonstrated the meaning of elasticity ("Put politics aside, treat gun safety as public-health issue"). You have to hand it to the liberal columnist: No fact will remain unstretched in her zest to enact gun-...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Andy Beattie, a longtime community volunteer and public safety commissioner who was past president of both the La Cañada Unified School Board and the La Cañada High School Spartan Boosters, died Sunday morning.
The La Cañada resident was walking the...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:11 AM
“Let’s Be Cops,” the straight-from-television buddy comedy directed by Luke Greenfield, didn’t crater this weekend, grossing $17.7 million in the three-day period to earn the title of top new weekend opener.
Then again, those...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:12 AM
The Baltimore Sun's recent article on a man charged, arrested and detained pending trial for a robbery that occurred while he was in jail on a different charge ("Man charged with street robbery that happened while he was in jail Aug. 14) highlights a...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 7:19 AM
The response to crises such as the 9/11 attacks, the Boston Marathon bombings or the landslide that collapsed a Baltimore street this spring inevitably elevate the public consciousness of the professionalism and courage of police, firefighters and other...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:37 AM
U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake's decision Tuesday upholding Maryland's ban on assault weapons and large-capacity ammunition magazines almost certainly won't be the last word on the subject. The gun advocates who sued to overturn the ban won't be...
| 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 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...