| Oct 18, 2013
| 8:33 PM
Another political aide at Los Angeles City Hall has filed a harassment lawsuit, this time targeting the office of Councilman Mitchell Englander in the San Fernando Valley.
A former Englander staffer, who identified herself as Jane Doe in her filing,...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:36 PM
The Highland Park Patient Collective has been praised by Yelp reviewers for its sample room where patients can try their meds, its PlayStation 3 and stockpile of games and its cheap outdoor kush that's good for rolling blunts.
But don't expect the...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 10:24 PM
The Los Angeles City Council is weighing a challenge to the app-driven ride-sharing companies that have given residents new transportation options while drawing protests from the taxicab industry.
Councilman Paul Koretz is pushing for his colleagues...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:14 AM
More than a dozen family members and students appeared in a Glendale courtroom Monday to show their support for a high school public safety instructor accused of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old student.
Delvon Jackson, 38, of Carson pleaded not guilty...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:35 PM
SACRAMENTO -- A group of activists representing gun owners said Thursday that they may launch recall campaigns against a handful of Democratic lawmakers, including Assembly Speaker John Pérez (D-Los Angeles), over the passage of several gun-control laws...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:11 PM
A convicted child molester facing a life sentence in prison was found dead in Carlsbad, officials said Tuesday. Suicide was suspected.
Joseph Vincent McCarron, 58, was free on $500,000 bail during his jury trial. But when he did not appear in court to...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Riverside County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to order that pit bulls be spayed or neutered, with officials saying it would help stem a threat to public safety highlighted by recent attacks and reduce the number of dogs euthanized by county...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Who watches the neighborhood watchman? A neighborhood watch volunteer, who vanished after police linked him to a string of rapes that have terrorized Dallas since June, was arrested Tuesday in Lousiana after apparently going on the run.
DNA evidence has...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:22 PM
A union representing about 55,000 Los Angeles County employees called on its members to rally outside of county facilities on their lunch hour Thursday.
Service Employees International Union local 721 encouraged its members to hold a "lunchtime picket"...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 6:44 PM
OAKLAND — As a City Council member here, Libby Schaaf is notified each time someone is shot. That, it turns out, occurs several times each day.
It is a relentless reminder of Oakland's sweeping public safety crisis: So far this year there have...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 3:13 PM
WASHINGTON – A leading advocate of stricter gun safety laws argued earlier this month that momentum had not stalled in Congress and cited one “inevitable fact” as proof.
“There will be another mass shooting. And when it happens,...