| Feb 2, 2013
| 1:57 PM
In an apparent reversal of widely reported comments made this week by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Frank Ocean said Saturday he won't pursue criminal charges against Chris Brown, who's alleged to have punched Ocean in a brawl at a West...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:04 PM
Dr. Henry Morgentaler, 90, an abortion rights activist who helped overturn Canada's abortion law 25 years ago, died Wednesday at his Toronto home, according to Carolyn Egan, director and founding member of the Ontario Coalition of Abortion Clinics....
| Jan 16, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Even before President Obama announced his proposed gun control measures, right-wing paranoids and Republican members of Congress were raving about impeachment, incipient monarchy and civil war.
Obama’s proposal is expected to include a call for...
| May 14, 2013
| 2:35 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Kermit Gosnell, the abortion doctor convicted of killing three babies who were born alive in his grimy clinic, agreed Tuesday to give up his right to an appeal and now faces life in prison but will be spared a death sentence.
| May 15, 2013
| 1:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Convicted abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell was sentenced Wednesday to a third life term for killing an aborted baby he described as so big it could “walk to the bus.”
Gosnell, 72, was convicted Monday of first-degree...
| May 15, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Orange County will not seek repayment of the $160,000 spent rescuing two Costa Mesa hikers who went missing Easter weekend in Trabuco Canyon, officials said Wednesday.
Supervisor Shawn Nelson said the county does not have the legal authority to seek...
| May 1, 2013
| 10:49 AM
WASHINGTON -- The FBI has taken three people into custody in Massachusetts and prosecutors prepared to charge them with obstruction of justice and making false statements to investigators after the Boston bombing case, officials said, but authorities do...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
Three people dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Hacienda Heights were all suffering from long-term illnesses, said a relative of the victims.
Jim Crabtree went to the home in the 15900 block of Ladysmith Street on Wednesday after seeing news...
| May 2, 2013
| 2:51 PM
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Prosecutors are considering whether to file criminal charges against a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accused of assaulting an inmate who was helping federal authorities investigate a suspected international drug...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 4:38 PM
California should hold off on building new medical facilities for prison inmates, according to report released Thursday by the legislative analyst’s office. The report contradicts plans by a court-appointed receiver, who has run the prison health...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 4:39 PM
As lawmakers consider loosening life sentences for juvenile criminals, a new report released Wednesday said more than 300 California inmates are locked up for life after committing crimes when they were younger than 18. That’s nearly 12% of all 2,...