| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:12 PM
Despite being denied a new trial against AEG Live, Michael Jackson's mother and children will continue to pursue their case against the entertainment powerhouse, which they say was negligent in the pop star's death, their attorney said Tuesday.
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:07 AM
Before Dana White turned the Ultimate Fighting Championship into an international powerhouse as the company's president/promoter, he was a boxing trainer in Boston.
He returns to those roots in producing “The Fighters,” which will debut on...
| Jan 20, 2014
It's hardly news that some hospitals have engaged in "patient dumping," the egregious practice of discharging homeless patients and simply dropping them off on the streets of skid row. Patient dumping made headlines in Los Angeles nearly a decade ago when...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 3:40 PM
The man accused of using his car to kill an Italian honeymooner and injure 17 people in Venice pleaded not guilty Wednesday to murder and other charges, the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office said.
Nathan Louis Campbell, 38, is...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:10 PM
People who suffer traumatic brain injuries face an elevated risk of death from suicide or accidents for years to come, according to a new study based on four decades of data on hundreds of thousand of patients in Sweden.
Those who survived the immediate...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:43 PM
Scientists know that the best way to make a vodka martini is to mix the ingredients with a thin wooden spoon -- it combines the ingredients effectively without raising the drink’s temperature the way a metal stirrer would. So why would James Bond,...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 2:52 PM
Middle-aged men who consume an average of more than 2½ alcoholic drinks per day accelerate the rate at which their memories decline by almost six years over a 10-year span, says a new study. And while a higher consumption of spirits such as vodka, gin,...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Los Angeles County officials agreed Tuesday to step up lobbying of the Legislature for more money to jail and care for lower-level felons who became the responsibility of counties under state prison realignment.
The law, implemented two years ago, was...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Fewer adolescents think smoking pot is risky than a decade ago, but the use of other drugs, including “bath salts,” Ecstasy and tobacco, dropped in the same period, according to an annual nationwide survey.
The Monitoring the Future survey,...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:40 PM
Phil Everly, who with his brother, Don, made up the most revered vocal duo of the rock-music era, their exquisite harmonies profoundly influencing the Beatles, the Beach Boys, the Byrds and countless younger-generation rock, folk and country singers,...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Challenging the heart of the prosecution's case, a forensic pathologist told jurors Wednesday that heavy meth use — and not a severe police beating in the streets of Fullerton — killed a homeless man who was a familiar face in the college...