RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Matt Stevens

A collection of news and information related to Matt Stevens published by this site and its partners.

Top Matt Stevens Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • Kim Jong Il death: Koreatown reacts with joy and worry

    Kim Jong Il death: Koreatown reacts with joy and worry
    Los Angeles' Koreatown reacted with both glee and anxiety on hearing about the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il. "I saw it as someone who should have passed long ago finally having passed," said a North Korean defector now living in L.A., who...
  • NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman sentenced to community service

    NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman sentenced to community service
    Former Newport Beach resident and NBA star Dennis Rodman was sentenced to 104 hours of community service and three years of informal probation in Orange County court Tuesday after being found guilty of contempt for failing to pay child support, a court...
  • O.C. officers conspired to dismiss traffic ticket, officials say

    Two Orange County police officers from different departments have been charged with illegally conspiring to dismiss a traffic ticket given to a driver who promised the officers “a bunch of alcohol.” Erik Michael Krause, 43, a 22-year...
  • Rodney King dies at 47; victim of brutal beating became reluctant symbol of race relations

    Rodney King dies at 47; victim of brutal beating became reluctant symbol of race relations
    Rodney King never set out to be a James Meredith or Rosa Parks. He was a drunk, unemployed construction worker on parole when he careened into the city's consciousness in a white Hyundai early one Sunday morning in 1991. While he was enduring the...
  • Sex offender on trial for allegedly raping girl on roadside in H.B.

    Sex offender on trial for allegedly raping girl on roadside in H.B.
    A registered sex offender faces trial Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on the side of the road after intentionally causing a traffic accident to get her to pull over. Prosecutors say Rasaan Raymon Patton, 31, of Perris...
  • Man's body found at scene of Sun Valley fire

    A man’s body was discovered early Thursday morning as firefighters cleaned up a small vegetation fire south of the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley. The fire was reported on La Tuna Canyon Road around 2:50 a.m., said Sgt. Jim Reid of the Los Angeles...
  • Burning body may have ignited Sun Valley brush fire, police say

    Burning body may have ignited Sun Valley brush fire, police say
    A burning body discovered in a small brush fire in Sun Valley is believed to have sparked the blaze in the first place, police said Friday. The fire was reported about 2:50 a.m. Thursday just south of the 210 Freeway on La Tuna Canyon Road. On Friday,...
  • Meatball lover 'one heck of a smart bear,' official says

    Meatball lover 'one heck of a smart bear,' official says
    If bears like frozen meatballs and tuna, oranges, birthday cake and baklava, state and local officials are concerned that bears will love a Fourth of July barbecue feast. That scenario has police and wildlife authorities urging residents of Glendale...
  • 'Glendale bear' likes meatballs -- and swimming, too?

    Being a black bear in the summer heat can present its challenges. That’s why La Crescenta resident Kelly MacDonald thinks the bear that roamed into her yard on Thursday may have tried to cool down in the family pool. She said she can’t be...
  • Fire extinguisher rampage in Winnetka leads to arrest

    Authorities were trying to determine Thursday why a man allegedly went on a rampage inside a Winnetka medical clinic, attacking at least two women with a fire extinguisher. KTLA-TV reported that police responded to reports of shots fired Wednesday...
  • Pasadena's 18-foot fork gets visit from six-ton Idaho 'potato'

    Pasadena's 18-foot fork gets visit from six-ton Idaho 'potato'
    Pasadena’s 18-foot fork finally has food to match its massive scale. Drivers heading toward the median that splits Saint John and Pasadena avenues have likely gotten used to the giant wooden utensil stuck in the road. But Tuesday afternoon, they...