| Jan 19, 2008
The tentative settlement reached this week between the Directors Guild and producers bolstered hopes that talks would resume in the writers strike, but it wasn't enough to relieve the queasy reality settling on Hollywood that the Academy Awards may go the...
| Sep 25, 2009
Marguerite P. Justice, who was hailed as the first black woman to serve as a police commissioner in the United States when she stepped into that role in 1971 in Los Angeles, has died. She was 88.
Justice, a longtime community activist who was fondly...
| Oct 16, 2009
| 11:54 AM
San Diego Homicide Unit detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a three-month-old baby at a Serra Mesa apartment.
On Tuesday, October 13, at 1:41 p.m., a male called from 9060 Gramercy Drive to report a three-month-old...
| Oct 26, 2009
| 6:40 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A mother faces capital murder charges for allegedly killing her two young sons.
Prosecutors said Monday that Latonya Ann Dixon is charged with two counts of murder, assault on a child and an allegation of using a firearm.
| Oct 18, 2009
A young mother who allegedly shot her two boys Saturday -- killing her 5-year-old and critically wounding her 1 1/2 -year-old -- shouted, "I've wasted my life!" from her balcony and threatened to kill herself before she was arrested, police and...
| Oct 17, 2009
Authorities say a woman is in custody after she shot her two young sons, killing a 5 year old boy and critically wounding his 1 year old brother.
The unidentified woman, believed to be in her mid-20s, called 911 at 8:25 Saturday morning and told a...
| Oct 22, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- More than 1,000 Los Angeles police officers and federal agents arrested dozens of suspected gang members in a crackdown on the "Rolling 40s" gang early Thursday morning.
Authorities swarmed 47 locations in South Los Angeles with warrants...
| Dec 16, 2009
As you look back on the year, you've probably had a glass of wine that's bonked you squarely in the pleasure center and made you say, "Sweet Lord, now I'm in trouble," or at the very least, "Whoa, there's more to this stuff than I thought." We've become a...
| Jun 9, 2009
| 3:48 PM
GARDENA - A motorist who allegedly backed into a Gardena parking officer's vehicle and led police on a chase today was arrested when he crashed near an elementary school, police said.
The man, whose name was withheld pending booking, suffered minor...
| Jun 15, 2009
Who: Gossip Girl's Blake Lively. Where: The Madison Square Park BBQ Party in Gramercy Park. When: Yesterday at 614pm.
| Jul 5, 2009
Togo W. Tanaka, a former journalist and businessman whose reports on life inside the Manzanar internment camp illuminated divisions in the Japanese American community after the attack on Pearl Harbor and the tensions that eventually erupted in riots at...