| Jun 10, 2010
Robert B. Radnitz, an English teacher turned movie producer who made some of Hollywood's more distinguished family fare, including "Sounder" and "Island of the Blue Dolphins," has died. He was 85.
Radnitz died Sunday at his Malibu home from complications...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 5:02 PM
A shootout between Mexican soldiers and gunmen Tuesday left at least 14 people dead in the scenic mining town of Taxco, known to tourists for its silver jewelry.
Authorities in the southern state of Guerrero said all those killed during the morning...
| Jun 16, 2010
| 4:37 PM
Mexico's human rights ombudsman Wednesday blamed the army for the April shooting deaths of two children that stoked a raging debate over the military's role as a domestic police force.
Raul Plascencia, president of the National Human Rights Commission,...
| May 27, 2010
Cancun would rather be known for powdery beaches and Windex-blue waters, but on Wednesday it was the scene of an explosive corruption scandal: Did its mayor secretly work on behalf of two of Mexico's most bloodthirsty drug-trafficking organizations?...
| May 15, 2010
Edward G. Uhl, former president of Fairchild Industries who was co-inventor of the M1 bazooka during World War II, died Sunday of heart failure at an assisted living facility in Easton, Md. He was 92.
Uhl, pronounced "Yule," served as a regular officer...
| Jun 2, 2010
Championship coach in Santa Monica
Norm Lacy, 56, who coached Santa Monica and St. Monica Catholic high schools to Southern Section football championships and was serving as the athletic director at Santa Monica, died Saturday at John F....
| May 19, 2010
Oswaldo Lopez Arellano
Former president of Honduras
Oswaldo Lopez Arellano, 88, a Honduran strongman who led two military coups and served as president for more than a decade, died of prostate cancer Sunday at a private hospital in the Honduran...
| May 3, 2010
Avigdor Arikha, the Israeli artist who learned the power of art as a boy during the Holocaust when he sketched scenes from a concentration camp onto salvaged scraps of paper, has died in Paris. He was 81.
Arikha died Thursday from complications of cancer...
| May 12, 2010
Bob Mercer, a music industry executive who was managing director of EMI Music in Britain in the 1970s and most recently was chief executive of the "Now That's What I Call Music!" venture that releases a bestselling series of hit-single compilation albums,...
| May 20, 2010
Robert J. Serling, one of the nation's top aviation writers and the author of the bestselling novel "The President's Plane Is Missing," has died. He was 92.
Serling, the older brother of "Twilight Zone" creator Rod Serling, died May 6 in a hospice...
| May 25, 2010
Jim Brownfield, who achieved prominence as a football and girls' track coach at Pasadena's John Muir High School in the 1980s and '90s, died early Monday. He was 81.
FOR THE RECORD:
Jim Brownfield: The obituary in Tuesday's...