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  • Owner of motel allegedly used for drug deals should be forced to live there, suit says

    Owner of motel allegedly used for drug deals should be forced to live there, suit says

    The owner of a Los Angeles motel allegedly used for drug dealing and prostitution should be forced to live there until the illegal activity stops, according to a lawsuit filed by the city attorney's office. The narcotics abatement action targets the Grand Motel in the Pico/Robertson neighborhood....

  • Ferguson protesters march in Beverly Hills, Echo Park

    Ferguson protesters march in Beverly Hills, Echo Park

    Dozens of demonstrators marched through Beverly Hills and Echo Park on Friday afternoon to protest a Missouri grand jury's rejection of charges for a Ferguson police officer in the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown, police said. The larger of the marches was occurring west of downtown L.A.,...

  • Chicago Bulls' Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty in Beverly Hills DUI case

    Chicago Bulls' Ronnie Brewer pleads not guilty in Beverly Hills DUI case

    Chicago Bulls player Ronnie Brewer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges that he was driving drunk at nearly twice the alcohol limit when Beverly Hills police stopped him by Rodeo Drive. Los Angeles County Deputy Dist. Atty. Karine Fong said Brewer is charged with two misdemeanor counts -- driving...

  • Slain UCLA professor William Klug, father of two, praised as 'great man' by students

    Slain UCLA professor William Klug, father of two, praised as 'great man' by students

    William “Bill” Klug, a UCLA professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, was insatiably curious about the way complex things worked — cancer cells, the HIV virus, the tissue in a beating heart. Klug was said to be brilliant. He was said to be kind.  “If you asked who is the nicest professor...

  • 'Don't roofie someone on our watch': Man arrested in alleged attempt to drug date

    'Don't roofie someone on our watch': Man arrested in alleged attempt to drug date

    The Santa Monica Police Department on Monday identified a man accused of attempting to drug his date’s unattended drink, according to three women dining in the same California restaurant. Michael Hsu was arrested Thursday in connection with the incident at Fig restaurant, according to Santa Monica...

  • Man charged in alleged attempt to drug date at Santa Monica restaurant

    Man charged in alleged attempt to drug date at Santa Monica restaurant

    A Los Angeles man was charged Tuesday after he was seen apparently drugging his date’s drink at a restaurant, prosecutors said. Michael Hsu, 24, faces one felony count each of administering a drug and assault with the intent to commit a sex crime, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s...

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