| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Former Lakers and Clippers forward Lamar Odom pleaded no contest Monday through his attorney to one count of driving under the influence and was sentenced to three years of probation and three months of alcohol abuse treatment.
Odom, 34, must pay $1,814...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 12:08 PM
A suspected drunk driver caused a three-vehicle chain reaction of collisions that sent another car careening onto the sidewalk, killing one pedestrian and critically injuring three others, according to Los Angeles police.
A 1991 black Ford Mustang...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 6:59 AM
An Irvine man was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in connection with a drunk driving crash that killed a 14-year-old cheerleader and injured four others in 2011.
Austin Jeffrey Farley, 28, was also found guilty of driving under the influence of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:31 PM
Hugo Schwyzer, a controversial gender studies professor who provoked a storm of protest after inviting porn actors to his class, has resigned his position at Pasadena City College, officials said Wednesday.
The college had started an investigation after...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Law enforcement agencies across Los Angeles County will be out in force this Labor Day weekend as part of an 18-day crack down on drunk driving.
Already, the number of arrests made in the first 13 days of the operation has outpaced last year.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Less than a week before Lamar Odom's DUI arrest early Friday, the NBA veteran was involved in a three-car collision on the same freeway.
The crash was not reported to authorities, but Los Angeles Times reporter Adolfo Flores said his car was rear-...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 11:31 AM
Veteran NBA player Lamar Odom's arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence this week is generating concerns both in the NBA and among fans.
Odom is expected to appear in court Sept. 27 after being arrested in the San Fernando Valley early...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Lamar Odom, who was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last week, is receiving treatment and has hired O.J. Simpson's one-time attorney to represent him.
Two sources told The Times that Odom is getting treatment for his problems but is not in rehab....
| Sep 13, 2013
| 10:51 AM
Lamar Odom has been charged with driving under the influence, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s office said Friday.
The NBA free agent was arrested Aug. 30 after he was spotted allegedly driving erratically on the 101 Freeway in the San Fernando...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:36 AM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker who was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, is expected to play Sunday, San Francisco Coach Jim Harbaugh told reporters.
"I expect Aldon — like...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 1:45 PM
Aldon Smith, the 49ers' All-Pro linebacker, was arrested Friday morning on suspicion of driving under the influence and marijuana possession, adding to his legal problems.
Smith, who turns 24 on Wednesday, was questioned by police in San Jose after an...