| Jul 29, 2010
GLENDALE — Charges were filed Tuesday against the "Fedora bandit" — so dubbed for the hat he wore while allegedly robbing nine businesses, including three in Glendale, officials said.
Alex Tabatabaee, 31, who was on parole for committing...
| Aug 6, 2010
| 5:28 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Authorities are searching for a man suspected of smuggling protected wildlife species, including piranhas.
61 year old Isaac Zimerman of West Hills missed his July 12 court hearing to face 13 charges, including conspiracy, illegal fish...
| Aug 9, 2010
| 5:21 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A young Afghan woman who was mutilated by her husband is now in Southern California where she will undergo a series of surgeries to repair her disfigured face.
18 year old Aisha, as she is known, arrived Friday evening at LAX to begin an...
| Sep 16, 2010
| 5:43 PM
"Heaven's Rain" is a delicate, frequently profound drama based on the 1979 home invasion murders of an Oklahoma minister and his wife, whose two children were brutally shot and terrorized in the process. Unfortunately, the resulting film needed a more...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:25 PM
WEST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY ( KTLA) -- Crime in five West San Fernando Valley neighborhoods has increased significantly according to crime alerts on the Times Crime L.A. database.
According to reports from the area, there were several recent rapes and...
| Oct 8, 2010
| 1:34 PM
LOS ANGELES -- He played a cop on TV, now actor Larry Wilcox could be in trouble with the law.
Wilcox, 63, who played California Highway Patrol Officer Jon Baker on the hit TV show "CHiPs" in the late 1970s and early '80s, is being charged with...
| Sep 15, 2009
| 6:21 PM
Music industry executive
Bob Greenberg, 75, a longtime music industry executive who held key positions at several record labels including Atlantic, Warner Bros., MGM/UA and Mirage, died Friday in West Hills, a day after suffering a stroke,...
| Nov 7, 2009
Nick Counter, the long-standing former negotiator for the major studios who squared off against Hollywood's writers during a 100-day strike in 2008, died Friday night. He was 69.
The former president of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television...
| Jul 7, 2008
California is laced with fabled roadways: Highway 1, the Golden State, El Camino Real, Route 66 and many others. Some follow the footpaths of padres, the trails of wagon trains. And some are monuments to the Freeway Age and California's bearhug embrace of...
| May 27, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Coroner's officials reported 16 killings between May 17 and early Monday, bringing the year-to-date total to 276, according to data collected for the Times' Homicide Report database. Countywide homicide rates remain lower than in previous years: There...
| Jun 6, 2010
| 4:35 PM
Disturbing video has emerged showing the death of a porn actor who police said went on a stabbing rampage at a video production company last week that killed a fellow adult film actor and wounded two other people. Stephen Clancy......