| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Bail was denied Wednesday for a security guard accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend as her 4-year-old son screamed for him to stop.
Wynton Collins, 28, who works for a private firm that provides security for Chicago Housing Authority buildings,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:01 AM
NEWPORT BEACH — The first home run that Morgan Derifield hit Tuesday night at Bonita Canyon Sports Park was impressive, as he had to reach down to club a three-run shot to center field.
The second home run that Derifield hit, a two-run rocket shot...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 6:23 PM
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department has concluded after a two-year investigation.
Federal officials found a pattern of sheriff's deputies...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 10:48 AM
A U.S. Justice Department investigation that found Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies harassed and intimidated blacks, Latinos and other residents in the Antelope Valley was met with cheers from some activists.
But the Sheriff's Department and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:38 AM
U.S. Department of Justice officials have demanded that Los Angeles County, Lancaster and Palmdale pay a total of $12.5 million to residents who the federal government found were victims of harassment and intimidation in the Antelope Valley.
| Jul 2, 2013
| 7:12 AM
Los Angeles County, Lancaster and Palmdale should pay $12.5 million to residents who the federal government says were victims of harassment and intimidation in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department said.
The demand coincides with last week'...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:54 PM
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department violated the U.S. Constitution and federal laws in its treatment of blacks and other residents of public housing in the Antelope Valley, the U.S. Justice Department concluded.
Federal officials on Friday...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Human nature frequently disproves theories. Conventional wisdom, for example, says that open office space plans with workers grouped like cattle encourage creativity and collaboration. But study after study shows that people are more inventive, productive...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding. — Louis D. Brandeis
Just a few words and little thought separate yet another stronghold of the American economy from ruin....
| Apr 16, 2013
| 3:18 PM
The overview of the Plan Howard 2030 General Plan states: "The purpose is to articulate policies and actions to move us to further sustainability while enhancing the quality of life."
The question is: What is Howard County's true vision? I ask because as...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 12:36 PM
A month after across-the-board federal spending cuts began, there are signs that one of the most troubling potential consequences for Maryland — the furloughing of federal employees — might not be as widespread as initially feared.