| 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 3, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Ten years ago this November singer-songwriter Elliott Smith, then 34, died in an Echo Park bungalow from two knife stabs to the chest. According to William Todd Schultz's "Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith," a clear-eyed and devastating new...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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 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 17, 2013
| 12:57 PM
Miguel Tejada, a veteran infielder for the Kansas City Royals, has been suspended 105 games for repeated use of amphetamines, Major League Baseball announced Saturday.
Tejada, who did not play in the majors last season, twice tested positive this season...
| 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...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:44 AM
A movie producer was arrested this week on suspicion of driving under the influence of methadone and the prescription drug Adderall after he allegedly crashed his Corvette into a parking pole in Glendale, according to police....