| Jun 4, 2013
| 7:28 AM
CAIRO -- In a diplomatic drama that has strained relations between the United States and Egypt, a Cairo criminal court Tuesday sentenced at least 16 Americans to prison on charges of operating illegally funded pro-democracy organizations.
Many of the...
| May 29, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Actor Joshua Henry admits he didn't know much about the Scottsboro defendants before auditioning to play one of them in the musical "The Scottsboro Boys."
But the scenes he received to prepare for that audition were powerful. As for the "gorgeous"...
| May 29, 2013
| 10:42 AM
More than two months after a jury deadlocked on nearly half the counts and handed a mixed verdict to five ex-Bell City Council members, prosecutors announced plans Wednesday to retry the corruption case.
News of the retrial surfaced last week, but...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:01 AM
Former Bell City Councilman Luis Artiga is the only former official who will not be retried for corruption.
Artiga, a pastor in Bell, was the only council member fully acquitted by a jury in March on charges of misappropriating public funds and...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
| May 23, 2013
| 12:52 PM
WASHINGTON — A top Mexican drug cartel commander pleaded guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court in the 2011 ambush attack south of the border that left one American agent dead and a second injured, and three other defendants also admitted their...
| May 23, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — A Mexican drug cartel commander pleaded guilty Thursday to murder and attempted murder in a 2011 ambush south of the border that left one American agent dead and a second injured, and which sharply strained U.S.-Mexico relations....
| May 26, 2013
| 3:51 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Lawyers leading the fight for gay marriage in California have been quietly preparing state officials for the possibility the U.S. Supreme Court might dismiss the case on a technicality next month without deciding the fate of...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:19 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Appearing confident but sometimes emotional, O.J. Simpson testified Wednesday that he did not know guns were involved in a confrontation with sports memorabilia dealers that led to his conviction for armed robbery and kidnapping, and a...
| May 17, 2013
| 7:20 PM
As if you didn't know this already, we're coddling criminals in America.
By that I don't mean the petty drug dealers, three-strikes necklace-snatchers and other mooks filling up our state prisons; many of them are doing hard time. I'm talking about...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Over the objections of Los Angeles County mental health officials, a judge Thursday ordered an 86-year-old murder defendant to remain in the government's care and not be released to a family member.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Norman Shapiro...