| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:52 AM
Shoppers at a Wal-Mart on Crenshaw Boulevard described a scene of chaos and mayhem Monday night as unruly protesters stormed the store, tossing merchandise and trying to loot jewelry cases.
Police estimated about 150 people took part in the violence...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 12:03 PM
The shooting of an Anaheim man, whose death helped fuel days of heated protest in Orange County's largest city last year, was legally justified, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s office.
Joel Acevedo, was shot and killed by...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
"Modern Family's" Sofia Vergara admits she has a fondness for Hermes Birkin bags. In August's Harper's Bazaar, she says she tells her agent: “What would you prefer? Me popping champagne bottles and doing drugs and wasting money or buying bags? These...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Twinkies, reintroduced with a longer shelf life, are hitting Walmart's shelves ahead of schedule. The Hostess snack cakes, which will be available widely Monday, were spotted at stores in Florida and elsewhere as early as today.
Calls to Southern...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Organized "bash mob" crime rampages of roving groups attacking innocent people and businesses have been striking cities around the United States. Law enforcement agencies in Southern California have reported few similar problems -- until now.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:39 PM
Traditional Southern California supermarkets, already facing growing competition from leviathan discounters such as Wal-Mart and Target, are now catching blows on another flank as markets catering to environmentally conscious foodies proffer local fare in...
| Jul 7, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Several of the biggest names in country music took the stage in Norman, Okla., on Saturday to raise money for victims of a recent spate of tornadoes there.
Garth Brooks, Toby Keith (who organized the show and lives in Norman), Trisha Yearwood and Willie...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:03 AM
Corporate America may be running away from Paula Deen as fast as it can, but ordinary viewers are sticking with the deposed chef, a new poll says.
Seventy-one percent of respondents said they did not believe that Deen was a racist, according to the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:16 AM
Kroger Co., the Cincinnati-based grocery giant that owns chains such as Ralphs and Food 4 Less, is heading for Wal-Mart territory with its $2.5-billion purchase of Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc.
Taking over the Matthews, N.C., company and its 212...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the tires on their Dodge Caravan had worn so thin that the steel belts were showing through, Don and Florence Cherry couldn't afford to buy a new set.
So they decided to rent instead.
The Rich Square, N.C., couple last September agreed to pay...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:52 AM
Samsung will begin selling new versions of its Galaxy Tab tablets next month.
The South Korean tech giant Monday announced the Galaxy Tab 3 will go on sale July 7 and will be available in three different screen sizes.
It will be available with a 7-...