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L.A. NOWA lawyer representing African Americans in South L.A. announced he is preparing to file a federal lawsuit alleging that the City Council and a redistricting commission discriminated against his clients when they redrew council maps last year....
Male scientists, particularly those of high academic rank, are more likely than women to commit research fraud and other forms of misconduct, according to a study. In a paper published Monday in mBio, the online journal of the American Society for...
Los Angeles City Atty. Carmen Trutanich raised some eyebrows when, during a recent candidates forum, he referred to himself as "an outsider." That might be a tough description for an incumbent to justify. But Trutanich, facing three challengers in the...
L.A. NOWLos Angeles Police Department officials said their efforts to investigate an in-custody death of a drug suspect has been hampered by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, which has refused to allow its agents to cooperate for more than two years....
L.A. NOWThe Justice Department has settled a lawsuit against Lomita that stemmed from an application that was denied in 2010 to build a new mosque in the city...
L.A. NOWAutospy results due back could provide more clues into the slaying of a Cal State Fullerton coach and her fiance in Irvine....
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett filed a federal lawsuit against the NCAA on Wednesday, claiming that college sports' governing body "piled on" when it penalized Penn State over the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal. The sanctions included a $60...
World NowMalawi's minister of justice has reportedly denied saying that the country's law banning homosexual acts would be suspended pending a parliamentary vote on whether to decriminalize such acts. The minister, Atty. Gen. Ralph Kasambara, said this week that...
World NowHuman rights activists are calling on Iran to investigate the apparent death of a blogger who was in custody after being arrested for criticizing the government in online postings. Sattar Beheshti, 35, reportedly died this week while in detention after...
L.A. NOWWomen have been formally barred from serving in most combat roles since 1994, but a federal lawsuit seeks to overturn the policy. Should women be allowed to serve in combat?...
L.A. NOWAmy Champlin simply wanted the classic Los Angeles experience: to gawk at movie stars’ homes, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and the Sunset Strip from the comfort of a tour bus. What she got instead was an eight-month ordeal for......
L.A. NOWA former Disneyland employee is expected to announce a federal lawsuit against the entertainment giant, saying she was harassed and unfairly removed from her hostess job after refusing to remove her head scarf at work....
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