| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:21 AM
The day after the George Zimmerman verdict, I hadn't cried for Trayvon Martin yet. I was still stunned, kind of punch drunk from injustice. I walked into Starbucks after hearing about the demonstrations and passionate protests on Trayvon's behalf, and...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
The Italian newlywed killed after a car tore across a crowded Venice Beach boardwalk died of blunt force trauma to the head and neck, coroner's officials said Monday.
The autopsy on Alice Gruppioni, 32, was completed, and L.A. County coroner's spokesman...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Nathan Louis Campbell came to Los Angeles less than a month ago, driving a 2008 Dodge Avenger just purchased from a dealership in Littleton, Colo.
The 38-year-old lived in Hollywood nearly two decades ago, spending a few months living on and off at...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:30 AM
The 38-year-old suspect accused in Saturday's deadly hit-and-run on the Venice boardwalk had a history of arrests in Colorado and Florida, including an April 2008 reckless driving arrest involving alcohol in Panama City Beach, Fla.
Times reporter Hailey...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
A&E has taken an axe to crime drama "The Glades," cancelling it after four seasons.
Canning arrives on the heels of "The Glades" pulling season high ratings during its season four finale this week, drawing 3.4 million total viewers in its Monday prime...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:10 AM
The campaign for governor gets most of the attention, but lots of conversation in the hotel hallways and over drinks when Florida Democrats gather this weekend for their big annual fundraising dinner in Hollywood will concern lower statewide offices....
| Jun 4, 2013
| 12:03 PM
On Monday night in Hollywood, Tom Petty had Los Angeles ghosts on his mind as he and his longtime band the Heartbreakers opened the first of six shows at the Fonda. They introduced themselves through the Byrds’ 1967 classic “So You Want to...
| May 26, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Memorial Day is a day set aside each year to honor members of the military who gave the ultimate sacrifice serving this nation. As we reflect on this day, The Morning Call presents 295 names — eight more than last Memorial Day — of all...
| May 9, 2013
| 3:11 PM
Rising waters from recent rains prompted the Army Corps of Engineers this week to start dumping Lake Okeechobee water east into the St. Lucie Estuary and out to sea.
The new low-level discharges are aimed at stemming the rise in lake levels on the eve...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:15 AM
The soup's on!
On the run, that is.
A Florida Highway Patrol trooper busted Eusebio Diaz Acosta, 51, of Orlando, the driver of a stolen tractor-trailer for the alleged heist of the truck on Florida's Turnpike in Tamarac. The trailer had been hauling...
| Nov 11, 2012
Don't try to get Mitchell Kaplan to name just five must-see authors at this year's Miami Book Fair. For the co-founder of the 29-year-old event, it can't be done.
"You can't limit me," says Kaplan, who also serves as the fair's chairman, heads its...