| Oct 17, 2013
| 10:48 AM
Bill Dwyre, who served as sports editor for the Los Angeles Times for a quarter of a century, wrote Tuesday that "the NFL deserves to go away, to be banished from our sight forever."
When football's natural amen corner raises pitchforks and torches...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:54 PM
A Southern California pain doctor who was featured in a 2012 Times investigative article on patient overdose deaths was arrested Tuesday on seven counts of illegally prescribing narcotics and other widely abused drugs.
Dr. John Dimowo is charged with...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Ventura County authorities have arrested 21 people in connection with alleged sales of prescription drugs via Craigslist.
The arrests, announced this week, took place in recent months and stemmed from illegal sales of drugs like Adderall, OxyContin and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 1:10 PM
A 23-year-old former Marine faces multiple felony charges after he allegedly tried to take a non-lethal grenade and artillery fuses onto a plane at John Wayne Airport, authorities said Thursday.
Gregory Salyer -- a recently discharged Marine who is from...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Authorities said Wednesday that they have identified the man found with an explosive and artillery fuses in his luggage when he boarded a plane at John Wayne Airport.
Gregory Salyer, 23, from Kentucky, was arrested Tuesday after Transportation...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:29 PM
Lindsay Lohan is addicted to alcohol but not to cocaine, though she did use cocaine more often than she's admitted in the past because it allowed her to drink more alcohol. You get the picture.
Oh, she's also off Adderall, which she used to think...
| Aug 8, 2013
"When my memory gets too bad, just promise you'll shoot me." I've heard some version of that refrain from most of the older people in my life. Unable to recall, say, the name of a former neighbor's long-dead cocker spaniel, they're convinced they're...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 1:00 PM
So how hard was it working with Lindsay Lohan on the micro-budget indie thriller “The Canyons”?
Tales of discord from the set including the actress’ unexplained disappearances, refusal to disrobe for contractually obligated nude...
| May 21, 2013
| 4:18 PM
By the end of high school, 12% of teens say they have taken a stimulant medication for reasons other than to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). But parents, including many of those whose kids are taking ADHD drugs in a bid to boost...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:48 PM
This story would be funny if it weren't so sad. Texas Longhorns pitcher Corey Knebel was suspended from the team on Friday because he substituted his urine sample for a teammate's to prevent the teammate from failing a drug test. Problem: Knebel's urine...
| Dec 9, 2012
| 6:39 PM
In April, three rounds after they made Robert Griffin III the second pick in the draft, the Washington Redskins selected Michigan State quarterback Kirk Cousins.
A lot of people scratched their heads at that. Why would a team with plenty of holes to fill...