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  • Jahi McMath body in 'very bad shape' after hospital transfer

    Jahi McMath body in 'very bad shape' after hospital transfer
    The attorney for the family of Jahi McMath, the brain-dead 13-year-old girl at the center of a legal controversy, says her body has deteriorated badly since she was transfered from an Oakland hospital. Jahi underwent surgery Dec. 9 to remove her...
  • Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say

    Jahi McMath: Time is limited for brain-dead teen, experts say
    The family of 13-year-old Jahi McMath may have succeeded in transferring the brain-dead teen from an Oakland hospital to undisclosed care facility, but medical experts say it's only a matter of time before not even machines can keep her blood flowing....
  • New LAFD recruit class is nearly all male, overwhelmingly white

    New LAFD recruit class is nearly all male, overwhelmingly white
    The first new Los Angeles Fire Department recruit class in five years is nearly all male and mostly white despite repeated promises by the agency to diversify its ranks, according to figures released Monday evening by Mayor Eric Garcetti's office. The...
  • Two well-known candidates, so far, aspire to replace LaMotte

    Two well-known candidates, so far, aspire to replace LaMotte
    An election is not yet even scheduled but already there are two heavyweight contenders ready to vie for the Los Angeles Board of Education seat formerly held by Marguerite Poindexter LaMotte, who died in December. The two are former school board...
  • BCS championship marks end of an era for Southern California

    BCS championship marks end of an era for Southern California
    Southern California is used to the annual New Year’s invasion of football fans for the Rose Bowl. But this year, the region -- and its economy -- got a rare double dip. As soon as supporters of Stanford and Michigan State went home after the...
  • Jahi McMath Q&A: Can brain death be reversed?

    Jahi McMath Q&A: Can brain death be reversed?
    OAKLAND -- Jahi McMath, a 13-year-old Oakland girl, underwent complex surgery at Children’s Hospital Oakland on Dec. 9 to remove her tonsils, adenoids, uvula and bony structures from her nose. She was declared brain-dead three days later, after...
  • 'Inevitable': As Jahi McMath deteriorates, brain-death case nears end

    'Inevitable': As Jahi McMath deteriorates, brain-death case nears end
    The lawyer for the family of Jahi McMath said this week the 13-year-old girl's body had deteriorated badly since she was declared brain-dead at an Oakland hospital. But it's an inevitable end, according to a physician's declaration filed in court during...
  • Jahi McMath family attorney fires back at medical ethics critics

    Jahi McMath family attorney fires back at medical ethics critics
    The attorney who successfully fought in court to keep 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator at an Oakland hospital for weeks after she was declared brain dead defended his actions this week, calling the case a fight for family rights. Christopher...
  • Jahi McMath: Expert criticizes keeping girl on ventilator

    Jahi McMath: Expert criticizes keeping girl on ventilator
    Medical ethicists are criticizing the unnamed facility that agreed to keep the body of 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator after transferring her from an Oakland hospital, saying it will only delay the inevitable while potentially causing long-term...
  • Jahi McMath's body released from hospital

    Jahi McMath's body released from hospital
    The body of a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead after sleep apnea surgery was released from an Oakland hospital Sunday evening, hospital officials said. Jahi McMath’s body was released by Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland to...
  • Jahi McMath, brain-dead teen, transferred to undisclosed location

    Jahi McMath, brain-dead teen, transferred to undisclosed location
    The release of 13-year-old Jahi McMath’s body from an Oakland hospital Sunday night is being hailed as a victory by her family and their attorney. The girl was declared brain dead after sleep apnea surgery last month at Children’s Hospital &...