| Sep 26, 2012
| 8:03 AM
A dozen defendants in a landmark phone-hacking inquiry tied to Rupert Murdoch's News International newspaper group appeared in London's Central Criminal Court for pre-trial hearings....
| Oct 2, 2012
If you're an EBay user, heads up: The big dog of online auctions says it will take away your right to join class-action lawsuits unless you send in a letter challenging the move.
EBay also is serving notice that the company and its affiliates reserve the...
| Jul 19, 2012
Rabbi Yosef Shalom Elyashiv, considered one of his generation's most influential religious arbiters, died Wednesday at Jerusalem's Shaare Zedek Medical Center. He was 102 and had been in declining health.
Elyashiv's rulings left a deep mark on many...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 4:22 PM
GLENDALE, Ariz. -- There is new spring in Ned Colletti's step these days, a brighter glint in his eye.
Both are traceable to the same thing: Frank McCourt is no longer even a distant speck in the Dodgers' rearview mirror.
Colletti, Dodgers general...
| Nov 22, 2012
| 8:35 PM
The NBA season was slipping away as Thanksgiving 2011 approached.
The league and the National Basketball Players Assn. were so far apart in labor negotiations that players took the drastic step of dissolving their union by filing a disclaimer of...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 7:47 PM
There are trolls who live under bridges in fantasy novels. Then there are "copyright trolls."
The latter have always occupied one of the most squalid corners of the legal system. They're people or firms that acquire copyrights to movies, music or...
| Mar 16, 2011
Robert P. Marcucci, the former Philadelphia record company owner and legendary talent manager who groomed and launched teen idols Frankie Avalon and Fabian in the late 1950s, has died. He was 81.
FOR THE RECORD:
Robert Marcucci: In...
| May 14, 2011
Vivian Myerson, a longtime peace activist and Los Angeles human relations commissioner who won an early legal victory against a controversial Los Angeles Police Department unit that spied on leftists, died Friday at her Hollywood home. She was 100.
| Apr 7, 2012
| 4:36 PM
As an artist, Thomas Kinkade, who died yesterday at 54 of natural causes, devoted himself to creating pastoral images that evoked a simpler, more innocent quality of life, but as a business man, he was more complex....
| Oct 20, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Los Angeles Times disputes accusations made in billboards...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:36 PM
A look at the web has the bankrupt Dodgers approaching a money crunch in trying to sign stars Matt Kemp and Clayton Kershaw to long-term contracts....