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  • L.A. County supervisors agree to pump $29 million into jail reforms

    L.A. County supervisors agree to pump $29 million into jail reforms
    A year after a citizens’ commission handed down an extensive set of recommendations for preventing abuse of inmates in the county’s jails, Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to fund many of the reforms. The board unanimously...
  • Jerry Brown calls Dec. 3 election for vacant L.A.-area Assembly seat

    Jerry Brown calls Dec. 3 election for vacant L.A.-area Assembly seat
    Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday called a Dec. 3 special election to fill a vacant Los Angeles-area Assembly seat. At least six candidates have said they intend to run for the 54th Assembly District post previously occupied by Holly Mitchell, a Democrat who...
  • The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County

    The 'repugnant, vile truth' about sex trafficking in L.A. County
    "When I turned 14, that was when I hit the track." The track, as Jessica Midkiff calls it, was Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood, where she trolled for johns and turned every cent of her earnings over to the pimp who owned her. If you tried to skim a...
  • Supervisors want to get tougher on men who seek underage prostitutes

    Supervisors want to get tougher on men who seek underage prostitutes
    Trying to curb the number of men who pay to have sex with children, Los Angeles County leaders Tuesday urged state lawmakers to toughen penalties for men who seek out underage prostitutes. The resolution approved unanimously by the county Board of...
  • Mayor Garcetti backs U.S. military response to nerve gas use in Syria

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Tuesday he supports President Obama’s call for a military strike against Syria as punishment for the alleged Aug. 21 poison gas attack that killed more than 1,400 people outside Damascus. “I don’t...
  • State should invest money in kids, not prisons, L.A. activists say

    State should invest money in kids, not prisons, L.A. activists say
    A day after leaders in Sacramento reached a deal on a proposed solution to prison overcrowding, advocates in Los Angeles rallied outside the jail complex downtown to call for funds to be diverted to early childhood education rather than prisons. The...
  • L.A. Supervisors agree to act on billion-dollar jail renovation

    L.A. Supervisors agree to act on billion-dollar jail renovation
    Concerned about possible federal intervention into the operation of Los Angeles County's system of jails, the Board of Supervisors agreed Tuesday to take a significant step toward replacing the Men’s Central Jail and renovating other facilities to...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Officials urge protesters to reject violence

    Zimmerman verdict: Officials urge protesters to reject violence
    At a news conference in South Los Angeles Tuesday, more than a dozen elected officials and community leaders vowed to put an end to any further violence over the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, but stressed the importance of new dialogue about race...
  • L.A. officials urge calm, vow to crack down on protesters

    L.A. officials urge calm, vow to crack down on protesters
    Los Angeles officials late Monday night commended police in their response to violence following a protest of the George Zimmerman verdict and vowed to crack down on similar actions beginning Tuesday. About 350 Los Angeles Police Department officers...
  • Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman

    Ridley-Thomas calls for federal prosecution of George Zimmerman
    The chairman of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors called on U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric Holder to file federal charges against former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman for violating the civil rights of Trayvon Martin. Zimmerman was...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Ridley-Thomas urges Florida boycott, dialogue

    Zimmerman verdict: Ridley-Thomas urges Florida boycott, dialogue
    Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas on Saturday called for a national boycott of Florida to protest the state’s “stand your ground” law in the wake of the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting of African American...
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  • NINE TITLES, ONE CONSTANT: UConn Women's Championships Start And End With Geno Auriemma

    NINE TITLES, ONE CONSTANT: UConn Women's Championships Start And End With Geno Auriemma
    Playing for Geno Auriemma is not easy. And it shouldn't be, or so say those who fully subscribe to the risk-reward theory of finding success.
  • UConn Women's Heights Began in the Depths

    On Tuesday night, The University of Connecticut Women's Basketball program won a record ninth national championship, finishing the season 40-0. Ho hum. Cue the confetti. Throw a parade. Yeah, we almost take the excellence of the UConn women for granted,...

    Tennessee and UConn may renew series in women's basketball

    Tennessee and Connecticut haven't played a women's basketball game since Jan. 6, 2007. They haven't met for the national championship in 10 years. Yet some memories were revisited amid the celebration following UConn's 79-58 victory over Notre Dame at...

    UConn Women Have No Trouble With Notre Dame

    UConn Women Have No Trouble With Notre Dame
    NASHVILLE — Shortly after defeating Tennessee for its first national championship in 1995, Chris Dailey saw Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss at an AAU tournament. They had an enlightening chat. "She was very gracious," said Dailey, UConn's...

    Chris Dailey, Quizmaster, Keeps Team Engaged

    LINCOLN, Neb. — For as many years as she can remember, UConn associate head coach Chris Dailey has tried to balance the pressure her players feel playing for UConn by engaging them in fun and games on game day. And that tradition will continue...