| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:14 AM
MODESTO — A former landlord who escaped the death penalty but was sentenced to life for a triple murder arson is expected to go free Tuesday after pleading no contest to involuntary manslaughter in the case for failing to maintain a working smoke...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A detention hearing for a 16-year-old Menifee boy suspected of killing his younger half brother was continued until Sept. 17. The suspect, whom The Times is not identifying because he is a minor, will remain in custody until the hearing, said John Hall,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Utah officials have agreed to disagree with the federal government over what many have called Washington's controversial intrusion in matters involving the Beehive State.
On Wednesday, the state Legislature repealed a measure intended to limit federal...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Officials charged a Cleveland-area man Monday with kidnapping and murdering three women whose decomposing bodies were found curled up and wrapped in plastic garbage bags in a suburb of the city over the weekend.
Michael Madison, 35, a registered sex...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 10:45 AM
CBS has commissioned Litton Entertainment to provide Saturday morning children's shows that satisfy Federal Communications Commission rules on educational programming.
But unlike the typical Saturday block of cartoons aimed at the preschool and...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Fox Broadcasting struck out again in its efforts to secure a preliminary injunction to stop satellite broadcaster Dish Network from offering its commercial-skipping feature known as the AutoHop.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit affirmed...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department is seeking to fire a narcotics deputy charged with lying about finding drugs after detaining a couple, whom the county will pay $550,000 to settle a false-arrest lawsuit, officials said.
Francisco Enriquez has...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Attorneys for the man accused of kidnapping three young Cleveland females and holding them for a decade are trying to fight off the death penalty, and in so doing, dropped subtle hints Wednesday about the possibility of making a plea deal.
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:48 PM
The case of George Zimmerman, the man charged with killing unarmed African American teenager Trayvon Martin, slogged its way through a preliminary hearing Thursday where technical issues such as expert testimony on voice analysis took center stage....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:20 AM
An Orange County city that made news when it voted two years ago to lay off a large chunk of its municipal workforce has now agreed to let a private firm operated the local jail.
The Costa Mesa City Council voted late Tuesday to outsource its 32-bed...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:46 AM
ROME -- The captain of the cruise ship Costa Concordia, which crashed on rocks off the Italian coast last year, was ordered by a judge Wednesday to stand trial for manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship.
Thirty-two of the more than 4,...