| Jun 5, 2012
When James Lee Crummel hanged himself last month, very few mourned his passing. A child molester who kidnapped, sexually abused and murdered a 13-year-old boy in 1979, Crummel was on death row in San Quentin when he took his own life using an extension...
| Jun 17, 2011
For the first time, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission officials acknowledged Thursday that they would be unable to keep their promise to USC to make nearly $60 million in sorely needed renovations to the 88-year-old stadium.
The admission leaves...
| Sep 27, 2011
Los Angeles City Controller Wendy Greuel is dispatching a team of auditors to pore over the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum's books because of a financial scandal that is already the subject of a criminal investigation.
Greuel had been prepared to launch...
| Sep 21, 2010
Apparently acting without City Council approval, Bell spent nearly $95,000 to repay loans that then-City Manager Robert Rizzo made to himself from his retirement accounts, a draft state audit reviewed by The Times shows.
The auditors found no evidence...
| Mar 23, 2012
Two former Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum executives and the head of a prominent rave company have been arrested in connection with a corruption scandal involving millions of dollars in questionable financial transactions at one of the nation's most...
| Sep 22, 2010
Eight current and former Bell city leaders were arrested Tuesday on charges of misappropriating more than $5.5 million from the small, working-class community as prosecutors accused them of treating the city's coffers as their personal piggy bank.
| Aug 29, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Ezat Delijani, who fled his native Iran during the revolution and became a prominent Los Angeles real estate investor, philanthropist and savior of landmark theaters, has died....
| Aug 30, 2011
| 4:35 PM
District Attorney Steve Cooley predicts a spike in crime when state forces counties to handle non-violent felons...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 9:35 PM
Just how far apart are Los Angeles County leaders on how to deal with "realignment," which puts counties, instead of the state, in charge of parole and a large chunk of the prisoner population? How far apart are county officials......
| Sep 6, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A record crowd of more than 800 people packed the L.A. County Hall of Administration Tuesday to weigh in on a controversial redrawing of voting districts for the Board of Supervisors. The five board members are split 3-2 over whether to create a new...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:34 AM
Supporters of two men fatally shot by Long Beach police demanded Wednesday that the Los Angeles County Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley prosecute the officers....